Fox, Emilia 1974–

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Fox, Emilia 1974–


Full name, Emilia Rose Elizabeth Fox; born July 31, 1974, in London, England; daughter of Edward Fox (an actor) and Joanna David (an actress); married Jared Harris (an actor), July 16, 2005. Education: Attended Oxford University.

Addresses: Agent—Kathryn Fleming, Peters, Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34-43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England.

Career: Actress. Graduate Fashion awards, judge, 2002; British Fashion awards, host, 2005; Whitbread Book awards, panelist. Voice-over artist and appeared in commercials. Performer at benefits.

Awards, Honors: Tric Award, new television talent of the year, Television and Radio Industries Club, 1998; Cult TV Festival, breakthrough performance, 2000, for Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased); Benjamin Franklin Award for adult fiction, c. 2002, for I Capture the Castle; Eagle Award nomination, best actress, Polish Film awards, 2003, for The Pianist; Spoken Word Award, female reader of the year, 2004; Audie Award, solo narration—female, Audio Publishers Association, 2005, for Destination Unknown.


Television Appearances; Series:

Georgiana Darcy, Pride and Prejudice, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1995.

Dale Carver, Other People's Children, BBC, 2000.

Jeannie Hurst, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (also known as Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)—Series I), BBC, 2000–2001.

Dr. Nikki Alexander, Silent Witness, BBC, beginning 2004, also broadcast on Arts and Entertainment.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mrs. de Winter, Rebecca, Carlton Television, 1997, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 1997.

Vanessa Ratcliffe, The Round Tower (also known as Catherine Cookson's "The Round Tower"), Tyne Tees Television, 1998.

Jackie Shipton, Bad Blood, Carlton Television, 1999. Minette Roland, The Scarlet Pimpernel, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Spig, Shooting the Past, BBC, 1999, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 1999.

Cassandra (princess of Troy), Helen of Troy, USA Network, 2003.

Jane Seymour, Henry VIII, Independent Television, 2003, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 2004.

Lady Margaret, Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, BBC-2, 2004.

Amy Dudley, The Virgin Queen, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 2005, then broadcast on BBC-4, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ann Devenish, Bright Hair (also known as Der Moerder von Jenners Wood), BBC, 1997.

Clara Copperfield, David Copperfield, BBC, 1999, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 2000.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, HBO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Karoline von Esterhazy, The Temptation of Franz Schubert (also known as The Double Life of Franz Schubert and The Temptation of Schubert), Channel 4 (England), 1997.

Niki, Blink (short), Channel 4, 1998.

Narrator, The Private Lives of Pompeii (documentary), Channel 4, 2002.

Voice of the nightingale, "The Nightingale and the Rose," Wilde Stories (animated), Channel 4, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Herself, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, Independent Television, 2003.

Presenter, Classical Brits 2004 (also known as Classical Brit Awards), Independent Television, 2004.

Herself, The Evening Standard British Film Awards, Independent Television 3, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Princess Alice, "Queen Victoria's Holiday Home," Treasure Houses, BBC, c. 1987.

Charlie Moyes, "The Doctor's Opinion," Verdict, Yorkshire Television, 1998.

GMTV, Independent Television, 2001, 2003, multiple episodes in 2004, 2006.

Voice of Kate Bartram, "The Empire of Good Intentions," A History of Britain (also known as Simon Schama, A History of Britain), BBC and History Channel, 2002.

Voice of the young Queen Victoria, "Victoria and Her Sisters," A History of Britain (also known as Simon Schama, A History of Britain), BBC and History Channel, 2002.

Wilma Lettings, "Faithless," Coupling, BBC, 2002.

Wilma Lettings, "Unconditional Sex," Coupling, BBC, 2002.

RI:SE, Channel 4 (England), 2002.

Bo' Selecta! (also known as Bo' Selecta! Vol. 3 and Ho Ho Ho Selecta!), Channel 4, 2003.

Today with Des and Mel, Independent Television, 2003.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2005.

Joanna Burton, "The Moving Finger," Marple (also known as Agatha Christie's "Marple," Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple," Marple: The Moving Finger, and Miss Marple), Independent Television, 2006, also broadcast on Arts and Entertainment and CBC.

Narrator, "Stephen Poliakoff—A Brief History of Now," Time Shift, BBC-4, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Pippa, The Rat Trap (short film), AtomFilms, 1999.

Gina, The Magic of Vincent (short film), Vera Films, 2000.

Dorota, The Pianist (also known as Der Pianist, Pianista, and Le pianiste), Focus Features, 2002.

Reader, Cover Stories: Pride and Prejudice (documentary), 2002.

Sabina Spielrein, Prendimi l'anima (also known as The Soul Keeper and L'ame en jeu), Medusa Distribuzione, 2002.

Swinging girl, Hideous Man (short film), Harry Nash Films, 2002.

Claire Bligh, Three Blind Mice (also known as Une souris verte), First Look Home Entertainment, 2003.

Fay, The Republic of Love, Seville Pictures, 2003.

Sharon, Cashback (short film), British Film Institute, 2004.

Kate, Things to Do before You're 30 (also known as You Don't Have to Say You Love Me), Warner Bros., 2005.

Nancy Browning, La tigre e la neve (also known as The Tiger and the Snow), Focus Features, 2005.

Rosie Jones, Keeping Mum, Independent Films, 2005.

Sharon Pintey, Cashback (full-length film), Left Turn Films/Ugly Duckling Films, 2006.

Voice of Bettina (an animal activist), Free Jimmy (animated), Storm Studio, 2006.

Some sources cite appearances in Cabbages and Queens, c. 2003; Save Angel Hope, IAC Film, 2005; and Spirit Trap, Archangel Filmworks, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Anya Ranyevskaya, The Cherry Orchard, Royal Shakespeare Company, Albery Theatre, London, 1997.

An Evening of Words and Music (benefit), Imperial War Museum, London, 1997.

Title role, Katherine Howard, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, 1998.

Anne, Good, Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London, 1999.

Isabel, Richard II, and Virgilia, Coriolanus (double-bill), Almeida Theatre, London, 2000, then Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, 2000.

Alison, Look Back in Anger, Old Fire Station Theatre, Oxford, England, 2002.

Madame de Tourvel, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Playhouse Theatre, London, 2003.

Appeared as Ellie, Heartbreak House, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England.

Radio Appearances; Series:

Harriet, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, BBC Radio 4, 1999.

Narrator, The Montana Stories (consists of "A Cup of Tea," "The Doll's House," Honeymoon, and Marriage a la Mode), BBC Radio 4, 2001.

Reader, Girl from the South, BBC Radio 4, 2002.

Reader, Madame Bovary, 2002.

Voice of Joan, Love Lessons, BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Where Angels Fear to Tread, BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Radio Appearances; Miniseries:

Title role, Effi Briest, BBC Radio 4, 1998.

Sydney Bidulph, The Memoirs of Sydney Bidulph, BBC Radio 4, 2000.

Amy Reardon, New Grub Street, BBC Radio 4, 2002.

Clelia Conti, The Charterhouse of Parma, BBC Radio 4, 2002.

Radio Appearances; Specials:

Marie-Jo Simenon, "Murder in Paris," Saturday Playhouse, BBC Radio 4, 1998.

Eva, Don't Be a Stranger, BBC Radio 4, 1999.

"Killing Me Softly," Thriller Playhouse, BBC Radio 4, c. 2000.

Molly Bloxham, Barnes and Molly, BBC Radio 4, 2000.

Celia Cumber, Queen Gertrude PLC, BBC Radio 4, 2001.

Hero, Much Ado about Nothing, BBC Radio 3, 2001.

Theodora Darrell, Agatha Christie's "Magnolia Blossom," BBC Radio 4, 2002.

Reader, Carlyle's House and Other Sketches, BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Voice of Nella, Missing Pieces, BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Also appeared in Barnes Wallace Letters, BBC Radio.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Lady Isabel, "The Day Trip," Devonia, BBC Radio 4, 1999.

"Black Earth City," Book of the Week, BBC Radio 4, 2002.

Reader, Poetry Please, BBC Radio 4, multiple episodes in 2002.

"The Explorer's Daughter," Book of the Week, BBC Radio 4, 2004.



Spig, Shooting the Past: Spig's Story, 1999.


Daphne du Maurier, The Daphne du Maurier Collection: "Rebecca/Frenchman's Creek/Jamaica Inn," Hodder & Stoughton, 1997.

Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca, 1997, Acorn Media, 2000, abridged version released by Hodder Headline, 2003.

Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey, Chivers Audio Books, 1998.

Tim Bowler, River Boy, Chivers Children's Audio Books, 1999.

Ben Elton, Inconceivable, HarperCollins, 1999.

Jane Green, Mr. Maybe, Penguin Audiobooks, 1999.

Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees, Come Again, Random House Audiobooks, 1999.

Jared Diamond, Why Is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Human Sexuality, Orion Audio, 2000.

Honey Moon, Hodder & Stoughton, 2000.

Val McDermid, Killing the Shadows, HarperCollins, 2001.

Barbara Vine, Grasshopper, Chivers Audio Books, 2001.

Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle, CSA Telltapes/Chivers Audio Books/Audio Partners, c. 2001.

Celia Rees, Witch Child, Bloomsbury Audio Books, 2002.

William Shakespeare, King Lear, Naxos Audiobooks, 2002.

Anita Shreve, Sea Glass, Orion Audio, 2002.

Linda Chapman, Bright Lights, Penguin Children's Audiobooks, 2003.

Ann Halam, Dr. Franklin's Island, Chivers Audio Books, 2003.

Joanne Harris, Holy Fools, Random House Audiobooks, 2003.

Diana Wynne Jones, The Merlin Conspiracy, 2003.

Carole Matthews, For Better, For Worse, HarperAudio, 2003.

Celia Rees, Sorceress, Bloomsbury Audio Books, 2003.

Peter Robinson, Caedmon's Song, Macmillan Audio Books, 2003.

Meg Cabot, Nicola and the Viscount, BBC Audiobooks, 2004.

Agatha Christie, Death Comes as the End, HarperCollins, 2004.

Agatha Christie, Destination Unknown, HarperCollins, 2004.

Agatha Christie, The Man in the Brown Suit, HarperCollins, 2004.

Agatha Christie, Why Didn't They Ask Evens?, HarperCollins, 2004.

Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes, Thorsons, 2004.

Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.

Sally Gardner, The Smallest Girl Ever, Orion Audio, 2004.

D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover, CSA Word, 2004.

William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Naxos Audiobooks, 2004.

Georgie Adams, The Three Little Witches Storybook, Orion Audio, 2005.

Agatha Christie, They Came to Baghdad, HarperCollins, 2005.

Philippa Gregory, The Constant Princess, edited by Kati Nicholl, HarperCollins, 2005.

Kate Mosse, The Labyrinth, Orion Audio, 2005.

Asne Seierstad, The Bookseller of Kabul, Time Warner AudioBooks, 2005.

Agatha Christie, The Seven Dials Mystery, HarperCollins, 2006.

Philippa Gregory, The Last Boleyn, edited by Kati Nicholl, HarperCollins, 2006.

Sophie Kinsella, The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic, Corgi Audio, 2006.

Sophie Kinsella, Shopaholic Abroad, Corgi Audio, 2006.