Born In: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Matthew Fox is an American television and movie actor who shot to fame with his portrayal of ‘Charlie Salinger’ in teen and family drama series ‘Party of Five’. The series had six seasons and won the ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama’. His other role that received widespread appreciation and accolades was in the television series ‘Lost’. His portrayal of ‘Jack Shephard’ in the series earned him numerous awards for best actor as well as nominations in ‘Golden Globe’ and ‘Emmy’ Awards. After ‘Lost’, he declared that he would not work in television anymore and will instead focus on his film career. His movie credits include ‘We Are Marshall’, ‘Vantage Point’, ‘Alex Cross’ and ‘Emperor’. He last starred in critically acclaimed horror western cannibal film ‘Bone Tomahawk’ in 2015. After six years of inactviity, he will be seen in a limited series 'Last Light' which will be aired on Peacock.
Also Known As: Matthew Chandler Fox
Spouse/Ex-: Margherita Ronchi
father: Francis G. Fox
mother: Loretta B. Fox
siblings: Bayard Fox, Francis Fox Jr.
children: Byron Fox, Kyle Fox
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: British American, Italian American
Notable Alumni: Deerfield Academy
U.S. State: Pennsylvania
education: Columbia University, Deerfield Academy
awards: 2006 · Lost - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2005 · Lost - Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
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Matthew Fox was born on July 14, 1966, in Abington, Pennsylvania. He is second of the three boys of his parents, Loretta B. and Francis G. Fox. His two brothers are Francis, Jr. and Bayard.
In 1994, he was cast as ‘Charlie Salinger’ in Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman created teen drama, ‘Party of Five’. The television series which had six seasons (1994-2000) is considered one of his best works.
In 1999, he featured in a television movie ‘Behind the Mask’ directed by Tom McLoughlin.
In 2004, he landed another television role that became a landmark in his career. He essayed the role of ‘Jack Shephard’ in ‘Lost’, a drama series created by Jeffrey Lieber, J. J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof. The series lasted for six seasons from 2004 to 2010.
The year 2006, saw him appearing in couple of movies too. The first of these ‘We Are Marshall’ was a sports historical biopic drama directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol. He essayed the character of assistant coach William "Red" Dawson.
In 2011, alongside the British actress, Olivia Haigh Williams, he acted in a stage play ‘In a Forest, Dark and Deep’.
In 2012, Matthew Fox took up the villainous role of ‘Picasso’ in the third installment of ‘Alex Cross’ film series. The same year, he appeared as ‘Brigadier General Bonner Fellers’ in the Peter Webber directed American-Japanese historical drama ‘Emperor’.
After playing a small role in 2013 ‘World War Z’, he starred in two more films in 2015. The first of the two ‘Extinction’ was post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Miguel Ángel while the second one ‘Bone Tomahawk’, was a horror film directed by S. Craig Zahler.
Matthew Fox wedded Margherita Ronchi, a native of Italy, in August 1992. The couple have a son, Byron, and a daughter, Kyle Allison. Along with his family, he first settled in Oahu, Hawaii and then in the small mountain town of Bend in Orgeon.
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