Matthew Fox

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Matthew Chandler Fox
  • Birth Place: Abington, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/14/1966, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Matthew Fox Fast Facts:
  • Grew up on a Wyoming cattle ranch and attended early grades in a one-room schoolhouse where his mother was the teacher.
  • Intended to work on Wall Street after graduating from Columbia University but instead took a modeling job, which led to acting in commercials.
  • Made television series debut guest-starring on the 1992 episode of Wings titled "Say It Ain't So, Joe" as the pitcher who broke the high-school pitching record set by Joe (Tim Daly).
  • Big break came in 1994 playing eldest brother Charlie Salinger in the drama Party of Five.
  • Was voted one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine in 1996.
  • Auditioned for the role of Sawyer on Lost until producers decided to rewrite a minor part and cast him in the lead role as Dr. Jack Shepherd.
  • A fan of cartoons and comic books, he eagerly accepted the role of Racer X in the 2008 film version of Speed Racer.
  • Matthew Fox Relationships:
  • Francis Fox Jr. - Brother
  • Kyle Allison Fox - Daughter
  • Margherita Ronchi - Wife
  • Byron Fox - Son
  • Francis Fox - Father
  • Bayard Fox - Brother
  • Loretta Fox - Mother
  • Matthew Fox Awards:
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Columbia University, New York, NY (BA in Economics, 1989); attended Atlantic Theater Company, New York, NY; attended School for Film and Television, New York, NY

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