Emilia Fox

Emilia Rose Elizabeth Fox (born 31 July 1974) is an award-winning English actress.

Fox is possibly best known for her role as Dr. Nikki Alexander in the British TV drama Silent Witness, having joined the cast in 2004 on the departure of Amanda Burton.

Fox was born in London, England. Her mother is actress Joanna David (née Joanne Elizabeth Hacking) and her father is actor Edward Fox.[1] She was educated at Bryanston School and Oxford University. She had a relationship with comedian Vic Reeves and in July 2005 married British actor Jared Harris, the son of the late Irish actor Richard Harris. She speaks German and French, she is a keen kickboxer. She has a brother Freddie and a half sister Lucy. She gave up drinking in 2001 and in 2002 she gave up smoking. She plays the cello and the piano.
Fox played Jeannie Hurst in the 2000 remake of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased). In 2003, Fox played Jane Seymour in a two-part television biopic on King Henry VIII, with Ray Winstone as the king, Helena Bonham Carter as Anne Boleyn and Emily Blunt as Catherine Howard. Emilia also played the title role in Katherine Howard at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England in 1998. In 2004, she played Lady Margaret in Part 2 of the Gunpowder, Treason and Plot mini-series about James I of England and the Gunpowder Plot. In 2005 she played Rosie Jones in the film Keeping Mum. She will next work on Baillie Walsh's Flashbacks of a Fool with Daniel Craig.

She was cast as Lynne Frederick in the 2004 film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers starring Geoffrey Rush in the lead role. A whole section of the film focusing on the Frederick/Sellers relationship was removed in the final edit. (She can be seen briefly in a background shot towards the end of the film.) The censored scenes with Fox can be found with others among the special features on the DVD release of the film.

Emilia Fox

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