Laurence Fox BBC, Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth, TV Shows and Movies

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Laurence Fox Biography and Wiki

Laurence Fox is an English actor, singer-songwriter, and political activist best known for his role as Detective Sergeant James Hathaway in the ITV drama series Lewis (2006-2015). Other notable works by him include the films Gosford Park, Becoming Jane, and Elizabeth: The Golden Age, as well as television productions such as Whatever Love Means (television film) and Victoria (TV series). In addition, he has appeared in a number of stage productions.

Laurence Fox Age

How old is Fox? Fox is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born Laurence Paul Fox on 26 May 1978 in Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Laurence Fox Height

Fox stands at a height of  6’3″ (190 cm). ALSO READ: Soledad O’Brien

Laurence Fox Parents and Family

Paul Fox was born on May 26, 1978, as the third child of actor James Fox and Mary Elizabeth Piper in Leeds, England. His siblings include three brothers named Tom, Robin, and Jack, as well as a sister named Lydia. He comes from an acting family. Aside from his father, Robin Fox’s grandfather was also an actor and theatrical agent. His siblings, Lydia and Jack, as well as his first cousins Emilia and Freddie Fox, are all actors. His uncles, Edward and Robert Fox are actors and theatre/film producers, respectively.

Laurence Fox’s Wife and Married

He is a divorcee. He was married to Billie Piper, an actress. In 2006, the couple met on stage in the play Treats. On December 31, 2007, they married in the 12th-century parish church of St. Mary’s in Easebourne, West Sussex. The couple separated on March 24, 2016, and their divorce was announced on May 12, 2016, with no third party involved.

Laurence Fox Children

They have two sons; Winston James born on 21 October 2008 and Eugene Pip born on 5 April 2012.

Laurence Fox BBC

He was a panelist on the BBC’s political debate show Question Time. He claimed Meghan Markle was not a victim of racism and accused an audience member of being racist for referring to him as a privileged white male. He also stated that he would not date women or women under the age of 35 because their political views were too far to the right.

Laurence Fox Career

Laurence Fox began performing on stage while still a student at RADA. He appeared in several stage productions, including The Wild Duck, Titus Andronicus, Ulysses, The Wild Goose Chase, and The Provoked Wife. He made his big screen debut in 2001 with the British psychological horror thriller film The Hole, and the same year he followed it up with the Academy Award-winning satirical black comedy mystery film Gosford Park In 2002, he played Captain Bramwell Jennings in the British German horror war film Deathwatch, and he made his television debut in the ITV drama series Ultimate Force, where he appeared in a couple of episodes as Cpl. Mick Sharp.

Fox joined the cast of Victoria’s ITV series in 2018, portraying Lord Palmerston. He’s signed to Fox Cub Records, where he’s the manager and the only officer called. Fox has said that the record company prevented him from recording a song called MeToo. In January 2020, Fox gained media attention for claiming that “forced diversity” was the representation of a Sikh soldier in the film 1917. Fox was confirmed to have gained support for a new political party, provisionally called Reclaim, in September 2020.

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In 2005, he also appeared in an episode of ITV’s period crime drama miniseries Jericho and two episodes of BBC’s miniseries documentary Egypt. In addition, he played Prince Charles in the television film Whatever Love Means. His performance in Colditz piqued the interest of actor Kevin Whately, who recommended him for the role of Detective Sergeant James Hathaway in ITV’s 2006 detective drama series Lewis, a spinoff from Inspector Morse. In both the original and the spinoff, Kevin Whately portrayed Sergeant/Detective Inspector Robert Lewis. Lewis raced until 2015. In 2006, he appeared once more in an episode of Agatha Christie’s Marple, titled The Sittaford Mystery.

He also played Lawrence of Arabia in the historical drama Born a King in 2019 and Owen in the drama Us Among the Stones. He also released his second album, A Grief Observed, the same year. He appeared on Netflix in the British-Spanish mystery thriller series White Lines in 2020. Laurence Fox was dropped by his talent agencies in 2020, first by Authentic Talent and then by Artists Rights Group, after a series of controversies involving his political view. In 2020, he also founded his own political party, The Reclaim Party, and ran for Mayor of London in 2021. He was, however, defeated and, with only 1.9% of the vote, lost his deposit.

Laurence Fox Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.

Laurence Fox Movies and TV Shows


  • 2022 My Son Hunter
  • 2019 The Professor and the Madman
  • 2011 W.E.
  • 2007 Becoming Jane
  • 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • 2005 The Last Drop
  • 2003 Al sur de Granada
  • 2002 Deathwatch
  • 2001 The Hole
  • 2001 Gosford Park


  • 2020 White Lines
  • 2019 Victoria
  • 2017 The Frankenstein
  • 2017 Frankie Drake Mysteries
  • 2015 Bear Grylls: Mission Survive
  • 2011 Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me
  • 2008 Wired
  • 2007 A Room with a View
  • 2006–2015 Lewis
  • 2006 Agatha Christie’s Marple: The Sittaford Mystery
  • 2005 Colditz
  • 2005 Jericho Peter Bridgewater
  • 2005 Egypt
  • 2005 Whatever Love Means
  • 2004 Island at War
  • 2004 AD/BC: A Rock Opera
  • 2003 Foyle’s War
  • 2002 Ultimate Force