James Fox

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James Fox
William Fox

(1939-05-19) 19 May 1939 (age 84)
London, England
Years active1950–present
Mary Elizabeth Piper (m. 1973)
Children5, including Laurence Fox, Lydia Fox and Jack Fox
ParentRobin Fox

James Fox, also known as William Fox (born 19 May 1939) is a British television, stage, and movie actor, who has appeared in over 100 television programmes and over 50 movies in his 62 year career. Fox is best known for his roles in Sexy Beast, The Lost World, and Patriot Games. In the U.S. he is mostly known for his role as Mr. Salt in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Fox was born in London, England on 19 May 1939.[1] Fox has an elder brother, actor Edward Fox, and a younger brother, movie producer Robert Fox. His grandfather was playwright Frederick Lonsdale.

Fox has been married to Mary Elizabeth Piper since 1973, they have five children - the middle child is actor Laurence Fox. His son-in-law is actor and comedian Richard Ayoade. His daughter-in-law is actress Billie Piper. His sister-in-law is actress Joanna David. His niece is actress Emilia Fox. His nephew is actor Freddie Fox.

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  1. "Biography at British Cinema Greats". Archived from the original on 2012-08-20. Retrieved 2006-07-31.

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