Laurence Fox

Film + Television and Stage Actor
Born May 26, 1978

Laurence Fox is an English actor best known for his leading role as Detective Sergeant James Hathaway in the British TV drama series Lewis (2006–). He is the son of a show business family: his father is the actor James Fox; Edward Fox and Robert Fox are both uncles, and his cousin Emilia and sister Lydia also have successful acting careers. Fox's rebellious nature led to difficult times at Harrow School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).… Read More

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  • 'inspector Lewis' Review: Ready For Prime Time
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 05, 2012
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    Billie Piper And Laurence Fox Name Their New Son Eugene Pip
    Daily Mail (UK) - Apr 12, 2012
  • What's On Sunday
    NYTimes - Sep 04, 2011
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    Google News - Aug 30, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Laurence Fox.


1978 Birth Laurence Fox was born in 1978 in Yorkshire. … Read More


2001 23 Years Old 1 More Event
…  One of these was his first break into film – the 2001 horror-thriller The Hole. … Read More
2002 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He then donned uniforms in a slew of film and television features, including roles 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). … Read More
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Between 2006 and 2007 he starred in Treats by Christopher Hampton with his future wife, Billie Piper. … Read More
On 31 December 2007 Fox married Piper in the 12th century parish church of St. Mary's in Easebourne, West Sussex. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On 27 April 2008 The Sun, quoting an unnamed source, announced that Piper was three months' pregnant and that she and Fox were "absolutely over the moon".
…  His debut album, Holding Patterns, was released in February 2016. … Read More
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