David Fox (actor)

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David Fox
Born 1941 (age 74–75)
Swastika, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967–present

David Fox (born 1941) is a Canadian actor.[1]

Fox was born in Swastika, Ontario.[1] He is best known for his role as schoolteacher Clive Pettibone in Road to Avonlea, and for a variety of roles on television. He was also the voice of Captain Haddock in The Adventures of Tintin.[1]

In 1996 he was nominated for a Genie Award for the film When Night is Falling, and in 2008 he was nominated for a Gemini Award for the television miniseries Across the River to Motor City.

Fox has also acted extensively on stage, including productions of 1837: The Farmer's Revolt,[1] Quiet in the Land,[1] Nothing Sacred,[1] The Drawer Boy[1] and King Lear.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1967 Accidental Family Brian Episode: "Halloween's on Us"
1976 Ada Dr. Bloomfield
1977 For the Record Episode: "Ada"
1979 The Great Detective Dr. Dorland Episode: "Nightwalker of the Wards"
1980 Parallels Robert Dane
1981 The Littlest Hobo Dr. Janssen Episode: "The Secret of Red Hill"
Silence of the North Lea Goodwin
1982 Boys and Girls Dad Short film
Joey Various TV movie
1984 Mrs. Soffel McNeil
Cages Jack Simpson Short film
Sam Hughes's War TV movie
The Littlest Hobo Mr. Greenwood Episode: "Applejack"
1985 The Concert Stages of Europe Dad Short film
The Suicide Murders Chester Yates TV movie
Samuel Lount David Willson
1986 My Pet Monster Mr. Smith TV movie
Captive Detective
1987 Anne of Avonlea John Blythe TV movie
1988 Smokescreen Bob
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Lt. Paul Hutchinson Episode: "The Hunted: Part 2"
1989 The Top of His Head Uncle Hugo
Witchcraft Townsperson Video
1991 Mom P.I. Episode: "1 for You, 19 for Me"
The Adventures of Tintin Captain Haddock (voice) 39 episodes
1992 By Way of the Stars Mr. Passlinger TV mini-series
Street Legal Mr. McAndrew 3 episodes
The Women of Windsor Major Ferguson TV movie
Counterstrike Arno Episode: "Cyborg"
Beyond Reality Colonel Franklin Episode: "Final Flight"
Baby on Board Bum
X-Men Various (voice) 6 episodes (1992–1993)
1993 Ordinary Magic Father/Warren
Family Pictures Minister TV movie
Road to Avonlea Clive Pettibone 17 episodes (1993–1996)
1994 Cadillacs and Dinosaurs Kirgo (voice) TV series
Side Effects Dr. Eddleston Episode: "Superman"
The Circle Game Carl
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Episode: "Gunfighters"
When Night Is Falling Rev. DeBoer
Black Fox: Good Men and Bad Carl Glenn TV movie
1996 Dangerous Offenders: The Marlene Moore Story Supt. Kerrr TV movie
Virus George Skanz
1997 Traders Clifford Beal Episode: "Family Legacy"
Promise the Moon Sir Robert Butler TV movie
Poltergeist: The Legacy Dr. Praetorius Episode: "Dark Angel"
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Hamilton Darwell Episode: "The Warrior"
1998 Conquest Carl Gallagher
My Own Country Mr. Vines TV movie
The Fence Everest
Jungle Boy Prof. John Geller Video
Clutch Sam
1999 Murder in a Small Town Walter Godlin TV movie
1999 Little Men Lucius Potter Episode: "Blame"
Due South Rev. Albert Barrow Episode: "Say Amen"
Grey Owl Jim Wood
2000 Rats Producer
Washed Up Mort
2001: A Space Travesty' Secretary Osgood
2001 For Love of Olivia Jack Martin TV movie
A Man's Life Bart Habschied Short film
Prince Charming King Pius TV movie
A Taste of Shakespeare Lear Episode: "King Lear"
2002 The Charnel House Man Short film
2002 Chasing Cain: Face TV movie
Mutant X Gerald Gilbert Episode: "Crossroads of the Soul"
The Eleventh Hour Norton Gordon Episode: "Tree Hugger"
Puppets Who Kill Skip-Along Pete Episode: "The Island of Skip-Along Pete"
2003 The Pentagon Papers Judge W. Matthew Bryne TV movie
Dermott's Quest The Viking Short film
Regarding Father Short film
The Saddest Music in the World Fyodor Kent
A Taste of Shakespeare Banquo/Narrator Episode: "Macbeth"
2004 Reversible Errors Judge Harlow TV movie
The Human Kazoo Elderly Anthony Short film
2005 Yesteryears TV short
Dry Whiskey Stan Short film
2006 Snow Cake Dirk
Population 436 Dr. Harold James Greaver Video
Puppets Who Kill Rev. Clifford Blumquist Episode: "Bill's Wedding"
Northern Town Ivison
That Beautiful Somewhere Professor French
Absolution Karl Manning TV movie
2007 The Altar Boy Gang Father Brown TV movie
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Howard
Across the River to Motor City Benjamin Ford TV mini-series
2008 The Trojan Horse Jackson Episode: "Part One"
Spoliation Grandad Hoodwink Short film
The Border John Episode: "Nothing to Declare"
2009 St. Roz The Cardinal
The Water Father Short film
Heartland Hank Adams Episode: "True Enough"
A Hindu's Indictment of Heaven St. Peter Short film
Cra$h & Burn Mr. Arnold Episode: "God Protect Us"
Being Erica Frank Galvin 6 episodes
2010 The Evening News James Short film
2013 Pacific Rim Old man at the beach Sci-fi film
2014 Murdoch Mysteries Dr. Lionel Odgen


  1. ^ a b c d e f g David Fox at the Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia].
  2. ^ "David Fox stars in ‘Upper Canada’ King Lear". Toronto Star, November 16, 2015.

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