Edward Charles Morice Fox, OBE, is an English stage, film and television actor born in Chelsea, London and on 13 April 2017 he will celebrate his 80th birthday. Fox made his theatrical debut in 1958 and went on to appear in his first film, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, in 1962. Throughout the 1960’s he appeared mostly on the stage but the late 1960’s and early 1970’s saw him establish himself with roles in major British films, including Oh! What a Lovely war, Battle of Britain and The Go-Between. Fox then became a much sought after actor appearing in films such as - A Bridge Too far, for which he won Best Supporting Actor at the British Film Academy Awards. Further films include Gandhi, The Bounty and The Importance of Being Ernest.