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James Fox

James Fox

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Born: May 19, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1950:
Made film acting debut, billed as 'William Fox' in "The Miniver Story"
1951:
Played most prominent feature role as a child in "The Magnet"
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Left acting; finished schooling at Ashford Prep and Harrow
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After studying at the Central School of Speech and Drama, worked for a time as an assistant stage manager with a touring theatrical company
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Served in the military with the Third Battalion of the Coldstream Guard
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Worked in advertising
1962:
Returned to feature films after a ten-year absence to act in a small role in "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
1963:
First adult leading role in film, "The Servant"
1965:
First American film since "The Miniver Story", "King Rat"
1973:
Left acting for a time to join an international Christian missionary sect, the Navigators
1978:
One-shot return to acting, the religious drama, "No Longer Alone"
1981:
Returned to acting regularly; appeared in the film, "Country"
1984:
Played Waldorf on the PBS biographical miniseries, "Nancy Astor"
1992:
Played Angus Meikle on the "Masterpiece Theatre" miniseries, "A Perfect Hero"
2000:
Co-starred in "Up at the Villa"
2000:
Starred in Jonathan Glazer's "Sexy Beast"
2004:
Cast as the King of Denmark in "The Prince and Me"
2005:
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

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