Laurence Fox Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Net Worth, TV Shows

Laurence Fox Biography

Laurence Fox is an English actor, presenter, singer, and political activist from England. He is best known for his portrayal as DS James Hathaway in the drama series Lewis from 2006–2015.

How old is Laurence Fox? – Age

Fox is 45 years old as of 2023. He was born on May 26, 1978, in Leeds, England, United Kingdom, where he also grew up.

How tall is Laurence Fox? – Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall.

Laurence Fox’s Mother, Father – Family

Laurence was born and raised by his loving parents, James Fox and Mary Elizabeth. He was raised alongside his three brothers Jack, Robin, and Tom, and a sister, Lydia.

Laurence Fox’s Education

Fox went to Harrow School in London, but was expelled a few weeks before his A-levels for being disruptive. As a result, he was unable to gain acceptance into any university. He worked as a gardener and an office worker before following in his family’s footsteps and enrolling at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), from which he graduated in 2001.

Is Laurence Fox Married? – Wife

Laurence has been dating Sara McKinnon since late 2019. He was dumped by McKinnon following his inflammatory comments during Question Time. He then dated writer Madeline Grant but the relationship was short lived.

In addition, he married actress Billie Piper and together the couple was blessed with two children, Winston James Fox and Eugene Pip. On March 24, 2016, he announced their breakup on his Facebook page and later divorced in May 12, 2016.

Actor Laurence Fox Photo
Actor Laurence Fox Photo

Laurence Fox’s Career

Fox made his acting debut in the 2001 horror-thriller The Hole. He then appeared in Robert Altman’s 2001 picture Gosford Park. Likewise, he starred in a number of films and television shows wearing uniforms, including parts as a German airman in Island at War (2004), and an SS officer in The Last Drop (2005).

Additionally, he portrayed Capt. Tom Willis in the last made-for-television picture of World War II. In the final ten minutes of the film, actor Kevin Whately caught Fox’s performance. The following day, at a discussion about a new project, Whately stated that Fox “would be worth looking into.”

Most noteworthy, he has also played Prince Charles in Whatever Love Means (2005). Similarly, he was seen on ITV in same year as Cecil Vyse in Andrew Davies’ adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1908 classic A Room with a View. He also featured in George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession at the Strand Theatre.

Furthermore, he co-starred in Treats by Christopher Hampton with his future wife, Billie Piper, between 2006 and 2007. Nevertheless, in 2013, Fox starred in Strangers on a Train at London’s Gielgud Theatre as Guy Haines. Her debut album Holding Patterns was published in 2016 by his own label Fox Cub Records.

Laurence Fox’s Net Worth

Laurence has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • The Hole
  • Gosford Park
  • Deathwatch
  • Al sur de Granada
  • The Last Drop
  • Becoming Jane
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • W.E.
  • The Professor and the Madman
  • My Son Hunter
  • Ultimate Force
  • Island at War
  • Jericho
  • Whatever Love Means
  • A Room with View
  • Wired
  • Fat Freddie, The Window and Me
  • Victoria
  • White Lines


You can find and follow Fox on Twitter using the account name: @LozzaFox

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