Made film acting debut, billed as 'William Fox' in "The Miniver Story"
Played most prominent feature role as a child in "The Magnet"
Left acting; finished schooling at Ashford Prep and Harrow
After studying at the Central School of Speech and Drama, worked for a time as an assistant stage manager with a touring theatrical company
Served in the military with the Third Battalion of the Coldstream Guard
Returned to feature films after a ten-year absence to act in a small role in "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
First adult leading role in film, "The Servant"
First American film since "The Miniver Story", "King Rat"
Left acting for a time to join an international Christian missionary sect, the Navigators
One-shot return to acting, the religious drama, "No Longer Alone"
Returned to acting regularly; appeared in the film, "Country"
Played Waldorf on the PBS biographical miniseries, "Nancy Astor"
Played Angus Meikle on the "Masterpiece Theatre" miniseries, "A Perfect Hero"
Co-starred in "Up at the Villa"
Starred in Jonathan Glazer's "Sexy Beast"
Cast as the King of Denmark in "The Prince and Me"
Played Mr. Salt in Tim Burton's adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic tale "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" starring Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka