Philip Fox (actor)

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Philip Fox
OccupationActor
Years active1982-present

Philip "Phil" Fox is an English film and television actor, known particularly for comic roles. His appearances include Genie in the House, Maurice, People Like Us, Waking the Dead, Maxwell, Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. He also appeared in the film Venus alongside Peter O'Toole.

He has also appeared in many children's programmes and has a long association with producer Clive Doig, who cast him in the children's shows Eureka, The Album, Eat Your Words and See It Saw It.

He has also appeared in very many productions for BBC Radio 4, most notably in a dramatisation of the Terry Pratchett books Mort and Small Gods.[1] He has also played the part of Maurice Horton in The Archers.

Fox played the estate agent in the first episode of Steve Coogan's comedy I'm Alan Partridge. He also played the character Baldrick in the original pilot of the Blackadder series, which was never broadcast. For the series itself, actor and TV presenter Tony Robinson was cast in the role.

Radio[edit]

Date Title Role Director Station
3 December 2002 A Man's Head[2] Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
19 April 2004 Maigret and the Burglar's Wife[3] Moers Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
26 April 2004 The Yellow Dog[4] M. Servières Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
3 May 2004 Inspector Cadaver[5] Brejon / Mayor's Sec / Voice Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
10 May 2004 Maigret's Little Joke[6] The Waiter Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
3 May 2005 Claw Marks on the Curtain: The Schartz-Metterklume Method Mr Quabarl / Carter Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
18 December 200531 December 2005 The Razor's Edge Joseph Gaynor Macfarlane BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
22 June 200926 June 2009 The Art of Deception[7] Museum Curator Toby Swift BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
6 September 200913 September 2009 Boswell's Life of Johnson[8] Davies / Wilkes Claire Grove BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
6 December 2009 The Hairy Ape[9] Toby Swift BBC Radio 3 Drama on 3

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