WorldCat Identities

Fox, Edward 1937-

Overview
Works: 185 works in 879 publications in 9 languages and 24,927 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Television mini-series  War films  Epic films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

142 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,363 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,840 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 Earnest. Having heard of Earnest'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 Earnest. So just who really is who?
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,731 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda, a sensitive young Englishman of indistinct parentage, is forced to choose between the love of two very different women
Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,051 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
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

62 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer (Fox) who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the General had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fufill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession...like a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, Nora becomes frustrated, realizes that under the dominance of her husband she will never have an identity of her own, and leaves to find a new life for herself
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 605 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
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple tackles an assembly of all-star suspects in this movie-within-a-movie, a tale of homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 507 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
A month by the lake by Ban sang te rui fu( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
The humbling by Buck Henry( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 446 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 portrait of a lady by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 443 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
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 426 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 plots to strike a crippling blow upon 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. They are fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in a firestorm of blistering battles, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple solves mysteries set against a rich background of grand English estates, gorgeous scenery, and post-WWII period detail. The mirror crack'd from side to side: Hollywood star Marina Gregg has moved into Gossington Hall. When Marina and her dashing young husband host a party for the village, a garrulous fan drops dead after drinking a poisoned cocktail. The secrets of Chimneys: Miss Marple accompanies Lady Virginia Revel to her family home of Chimneys, once famed for its diplomatic gatherings. A murder in a secret passageway puts Miss Marple on the path to uncovering Chimney's dark past. The blue geranium: Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium on her wallpaper turned blue? And what about the murder that happened soon after, and the body discovered shortly before. Miss Marple has new evidence and must stop a court hearing before the wrong person is found guilty
 
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Alternative Names
Eduardus Fox

Edward Fox acteur britannique

Edward Fox aktor brytyjski

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.

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Эдвард Фокс британский актёр

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ادوارد فاکس بازیگر بریتانیایی

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愛德華·福克斯

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A bridge too farDaniel DerondaThe day of the jackalShaka ZuluThe mirror crack'dThe humblingThe portrait of a lady