WorldCat Identities

Fox, Edward 1937-

Overview
Works: 276 works in 984 publications in 8 languages and 26,172 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical films  War films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

151 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Ernest. Having heard of Ernest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Ernest. So just who really is who?
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and more oppressive, she turns to Daniel for help-- only to discover his involvement with the young Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. Torn between his attraction to Gwendolen and his passion for Mirah and the plight of her people, Daniel is forced to look at his own mysterious past and find out who he really is-- and who he wants to be
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

61 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performace of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King allows real women to tread the boards and men are forbidden from playing women's parts. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. It centers around the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a new nation
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre tale of an 18th-century Englishman who travels to strange lands that are strangely like home. It chronicles Gulliver's travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, and brings to life the Laputans, Struldbruggs, and Houynhnhms
Ronald Harwood's The dresser( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he does, will he be able to perform that night?
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Bounty ship and Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian who sail on a voyage from Britain to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and after six pleasant months on Tahiti, Christian leads the crew to mutiny on the homeward voyage
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agent 007 is hurled into a pulse-pounding race to save the world from armageddon when two atomic warheads are hijacked by the evil SPECTRE organization"--Container
Midsomer murders( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and Detective Sergeant Ben Jones must investigate the secrets and scandals centering on a reclusive couple after a social services investigator tries to visit them and is later found dead
A month by the lake( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
The republic of love( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in the firestorm of blistering battles, deceit and treachery, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine-- or risk losing the rest of Europe to its awesome, destructive power
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
 
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Gandhi
Alternative Names
Eduardus Fox

Edward Fox acteur britannique

Edward Fox aktor brytyjski

Edward Fox angielski aktor teatralny, filmowy i telewizyjny

Edward Fox angol színész

Edward Fox attore britannico

Edward Fox britischer Schauspieler

Edward Fox britisk skodespelar

Edward Fox britisk skuespiller

Edward Fox Brits acteur

Edward Fox brittisk skådespelare

Edward Fox English stage, film and television actor

Fox, Edward.

Έντουαρντ Φοξ

Едуард Фокс

Эдвард Фокс британский актёр

אדוארד פוקס

ادوارد فاکس بازیگر بریتانیایی

إدوارد فوكس

에드워드 폭스

エドワード・フォックス

愛德華·福克斯

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A bridge too farDaniel DerondaThe day of the jackalShaka ZuluThe mirror crack'dThe bounty