Laurence Fox Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Sons, Net worth, Victoria, Movies and TV Shows

By | April 25, 2021

Laurence Fox Biography

Laurence Fox an English actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist known for portraying DS James Hathaway in the British TV drama series ”Lewis”.

Laurence Fox Age

Laurence was born on 26 May 1978, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

He worked as a gardener for two years and served as an office worker. Later discovered that he enjoyed acting and enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He performed in several theater productions during his time there, including Gregers Werle’s leading roles in The Wild Duck by Ibsen, Marcus Andronicus in Titus Andronicus, and Stephen Daedalus in an adaptation of Ulysses ‘ novel by James Joyce. One of these was his first break into the film – the 2001 horror-thriller The Hole.

Fox followed up The Hole by appearing in Robert Altman’s 2001 Academy Award-winning film Gosford Park. He then had roles including as a German airman in Island at War (2004), an SS officer in The Last Drop (2005), and as British soldiers in the 2002 films Deathwatch and Ultimate Force, and in Colditz (2005).

Laurence Fox Credit

Fox was cast in ITV crime drama Lewis as Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Prince Charles, in Whatever Love Means (2005); Wisley, one of the admirers of Jane Austen, in Becoming Jane (2007); and Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor of England, in Elizabeth: The Golden Age, also published in 2007;

Laurence Fox James Bond

However, Fox was seen on ITV that year as Cecil Vyse in the adaptation of A Room with a View based on E.M. by Andrew Davies. The 1908 book by Forster. He expressed a desire to act in a western and star as James Bond – the closest he got to the latter was losing Toby Stephens ‘ role as villain Gustav Graves in Die Another Day (2002).

On stage, Fox performed in 2002 at the Strand Theater (now the Novello Theater) in London in Mrs. Warren’s Practice by George Bernard Shaw, and in 2005 the play ‘ Tis Pity She’s a Whore ‘ by John Ford in the 17th century. Around 2006 and 2007, Christopher Hampton and his future wife, Billie Piper, appeared in Treats

Laurence Fox Victoria

He played as Lord Palmerston, in the third season of ITV series Victoria in 2018. The series was aired on PBS 2019. The series features Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria, Tom Hughes as Prince Consort Albert, Peter Bowles who portrays Duke of Wellington from season 1 to season 3, Catherine Flemming who plays as the Duchess of Kent, and among others.

Laurence Fox Wife

Laurence Fox married British actress Billie Piper on 31 December 2007 in the 12th-century parish church of St. Mary’s in Easebourne, West Sussex. The two began dating in 2006 while they performed together in the stage play Treats.

The pair had two sons, firstborn Winston James Fox who was born in October 2008, secondborn Eugene Pip born on 5 April 2012. Billie Piper and Laurence Fox were married for nine years and granted a ‘quickie’ divorce in May 2016.

Laurence Fox and Billie Piper Wedding

Fox and Billie Piper Wedding took place at the 12th-century parish church of St. Mary’s in Easebourne, West Sussex on 31 December 2007.

Laurence Fox Net Worth

Fox estimated net worth is under review.

Laurence Fox Tattoo

In 21 February 2008 interview on ITV breakfast show GMTV, Fox revealed that after a “drunken lunch” during their honeymoon in Mexico he and Piper got matching tattoos to celebrate their marriage. His tattoo, on his forearm, reads “Mrs. Fox 31 December 2007,” while hers states “Mr. Fox.”

Laurence Fox Movies and TV Shows

  • 2001 to 2003
  • The Hole
  • Gosford Park
  • Deathwatch
  • Al Sur de Granada (South from Granada)
  • 2005 to 2011
  • The Last Drop
  • Becoming Jane
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • 2011: W.E.

Laurence Fox TV Shows

  • Ultimate Force (2002–2006)
  • Foyle’s War (2002–2015)
  • 2004: Island at War
  • 2004: AD/BC: A Rock Opera
  • In 2005
  • Colditz
  • The Last Drop
  • Jericho
  • Egypt
  • Whatever Love Means
  • 2006 to 2008
  • 2006–2015: Lewis
  • Agatha Christie’s Marple: The Sittaford Mystery
  • A Room with a View
  • Wired:
  • 2011 to 2017
  • 2011: Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me
  • 2015: Bear Grylls: Mission Survive
  • 2017: Frankie Drake Mysteries

Laurence Fox Education

Fox enrolled in Harrow School at the age of thirteen. He was suspended a few weeks before his A-levels. He went back to take the exams. Fox did well in his A-level examinations. However, he was unable to obtain a place at any university because of his report from Harrow.

Laurence Fox Parents

Fox was born to Major Robin Fox, theatrical director, who married Angela Muriel Darita Worthington, Frederick Lonsdale’s natural daughter, was his father actor James Fox. Fox is actor James Fox and his wife Mary Elizabeth Piper’s third of five children.

He was raised up along with his siblings Tom Fox firstborn in the family, Robin, Lydia, and lastborn Jack Louis Fox who is a screen actor, best known for his role as Dr. Paul Weyland in the 2017 anthology drama TV series Genius.

The director Edward Fox and the theater and film producer Robert Fox are his uncles. His first cousins are the actors Emilia and Freddie Fox, Edward Fox’s sons. Fox is also the brother-in-law of Richard Ayoade.


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