Emilia Fox is a popular actress of the industry. She has established herself as a versatile actress in the industry. She has played some major roles which have secured her a number of awards and nominations.
Emilia Fox was born in the year 1974 on July 31st. She was born in London and spent her early childhood years there. Both her parents belonged from the acting industry. Her mother, Joanna David is a renowned actress and her father, Edward Fox is a popular actor. Even his uncle and cousins also belong from the same acting industry. She grew up with her brother and sister, Freddie and Lucy. As a child, she visited the Bryanston School.
She was very good in academics and also took great interest in the cultural activities of the school. She had developed a strong bond with her parents and always felt encouraged by their profession. She always wanted to become a talented actress like her mother so she started grooming herself for her future career. She took dance and drama classes regularly and preferred them even more than her education. She started doing theatre when she was in her teenage years. She excelled in drama and her theatre appearances also received a lot of praises. Though she had a passion for acting, she never ignored her studies. After completing her high school education, she went to the St. Catherine’s College to pursue a major degree in English.
In the year 1995, she made her first television appearance. She appeared in the film Pride and Prejudice where she played the role of Darcy’s sister, Georgiana. Her role was appreciated a lot and she was offered the role of Mrs. De Winter in the film Rebecca. Her next appearance was in The Round Tower as Vanessa Radcliffe. This role was a bit different from her previous roles as in this film, she was portrayed as a pregnant teenager.
She was portrayed in the remake of Randall and Hopkirk as Jeannie Hurst. She had also appeared in a biographical film King Henry VIII in the character of Jane Seymour. She started appearing in crime drama in the year 2004, in Silent Witness. She played the character of Lady Margaret in the second crime drama film of Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. In the year 2005, she appeared in Keeping Mum in the character of Rosie Jones.
She groomed herself for three years for her next role in the film Flashbacks of a Fool where she was offered the role of Sister Jean. This film secured her an award for her unique role and also fetched her the chance to appear in Things To Do Before You’re 30. Among all the roles, she enjoyed this particular role a lot as it was different from all her previous appearances. As far as her personal life is concerned, she is now engaged to Jeremy Gilley. The couple has not declared their marriage till now but they were blessed with a baby girl, Rose. She was previously married to Jared Harris but the couple separated leading to some personal misunderstandings.