Laurence Fox is an English actor, singer-songwriter and political activist, best known for playing the role of DS James Hathaway in the ITV drama series Lewis (2006-2015). His other notable works include movies like Gosford Park, Becoming Jane and Elizabeth: The Golden Age as well as television productions like Whatever Love Means (television film) and Victoria (TV series). He has also appeared in numerous stage productions like Mrs Warren's Profession and Treats. Apart from acting, he is also a singer and songwriter who released his first single, Gunfight, in 2012, first EP, Sorry for My Words in 2013 and his debut album, Holding Patterns, in 2016. In 2020, he launched his own political party and ran for the post of London Mayor; however, he was defeated and even lost his deposit. Laurence Fox belongs to a family associated with entertainment industry from three generation.