Freddie Fox (actor)

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Freddie Fox
Freddie Fox in Three Musketeers 2011.jpg
Born Frederick Samson Robert Morice Fox[1]
Hammersmith, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009–present
Parents Edward Fox
Joanna David
Relatives Emilia Fox (sister)
Lucy, Viscountess Gormanston (half sister)[2]

Frederick Samson Robert Morice "Freddie" Fox is an English actor. His early screen career highlights include roles as singer Marilyn in a biopic about Boy George,[3] King Louis XIII in The Three Musketeers,[4] and Edwin Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In 2012, he starred on the London stage as Oscar Wilde's young lover Lord Alfred Douglas in The Judas Kiss, opposite Rupert Everett.[5]

Early life[edit]

Fox was born in Hammersmith, London, England. He is the son of actor Edward Fox and his second wife actress Joanna David.[2][4] His elder sister is the actress Emilia Fox.[6]


Fox was educated at Bryanston School, a co-educational boarding independent school in the market town of Blandford Forum (near the village of Bryanston) in Dorset,[4] followed by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, from which he graduated in 2010.[7][8]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold Head Boy
2011 The Three Musketeers King Louis XIII
2014 The Riot Club James Leighton-Masters
2014 Pride Jeff
2015 Victor Frankenstein Finnegan


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Tom Savage TV film
2010 Worried About the Boy Marilyn TV film
Any Human Heart Peter Scabius TV series (2 episodes)
This September Guy Wells TV series (1 episode: "Family Secret")
2011 The Shadow Line Ratallack TV series (3 episodes)
2012 The Mystery of Edwin Drood Edwin Drood Two-part TV drama
Lewis Sebastian Dromgoole 1 episode: "Generation of Vipers"
Parade's End Edward Wannop TV series


Year Title Role Director Playwright Theatre
2011 A Flea in Her Ear Camille Richard Eyre Georges Feydeau Old Vic
2011 Cause Célèbre Tony Davenport Thea Sharrock Terence Rattigan Old Vic
2012 Hay Fever[9] Simon Bliss Howard Davies Noël Coward Noël Coward Theatre
2012 The Judas Kiss Lord Alfred Douglas Neil Armfield David Hare Hampstead Theatre
UK tour


  1. ^ "Edward Fox Biography (1937–)". Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Matthew Bell (19 August 2012). "The Feral Beast: Farewell to a loved and Foxy lady – Diary – People". The Independent. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Press Office – Worried About The Boy press pack: Freddie Fox plays Marilyn". BBC. 10 May 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c Nicole Lampert (3 February 2012). "Freddie Fox, son of Edward Fox is determined to hit the big time on his own merit | Mail Online". Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Wooley, Sarah. "The Judas Kiss". Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Emilia's pouting tips for Freddie". 14 May 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2012. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Freddie Fox". Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  8. ^ Pip Clements (14 May 2010). "The Freddie Fox Club – Life & Style – London Evening Standard". Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  9. ^ Theatre. "A constellation of future stars". Telegraph. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 

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