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James Fox (1939-), Actor

Sitter in 4 portraits
Actor. Born in London, the younger brother of Edward Fox, James Fox began his acting career when he was a child. His performance in Joseph Losey's multi-award winning The Servant (1963) won him a BAFTA for Best Newcomer, and during this period Fox established himself as a popular film star. After Performance (1970) opposite Mick Jagger he retired from acting, returning in the 1980s to become a major character actor in films such as A Passage to India (1984) and The Remains of the Day (1993). Fox's recent film roles include George V in Madonna's W.E. (2011).

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James Fox; Sarah Miles

by Sandra Lousada
gelatin silver print, 1961
NPG x135068


James Fox; Sarah Miles

by Sandra Lousada
modern contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 1961
NPG x135613


James Fox

by Sandra Lousada
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
NPG x135716

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