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  • Edward Fox

    Born on April 13, 1937 in Chelsea, London, England

awards & nominations

Gandhi (1982)

Edward Fox as "Gen. Dyer"

This acclaimed biographical drama presents major events in the life of Mohandas Gandhi (Ben Kingsley), the beloved Indian leader who stood against British rule over his country. Dedicated to the concept of nonviolent resistance, Gandhi is initially dismissed by English officials, including the influential Lord Irwin (John Gielgud), but eventually he and his cause become internationally renowned, and his gatherings of passive protest move India towards independence.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982) Nominated Supporting Actor

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Edward Fox as "Lieutenant General Horrocks"

Late in 1944, the Allies seem to have the upper hand in the European land war. A combined British and American paratrooper force, led by American general Gavin and British general Urquhart (Sean Connery), plans to take a highway leading from the Netherlands into Germany, so that British ground troops led by Lieutenant General Horrocks (Edward Fox) and Lieutenant Colonel Vandeleur (Michael Caine) can enter enemy territory. But the Allies soon learn that they may be overconfident.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1977) Won Supporting Actor

The Go-Between (1971)

Edward Fox as "Hugh Trimingham"

In this period drama, British teenager Leo Colston (Dominic Guard) spends a summer in the countryside, where he develops a crush on the beautiful young aristocrat Marian (Julie Christie). Eager to impress her, Leo becomes the "go-between" for Marian, delivering secret romantic letters to Ted Burgess (Alan Bates), a handsome neighboring farmer. However, when Marian becomes engaged to Hugh Trimingham (Edward Fox), a local viscount, all their lives are altered.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971) Won Supporting Actor

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