Edward Fox (actor)Edward Charles Morice Fox, (born 13 April 1937) is an English stage, film and television actor.
He played the part of the professional assassin, known only as the "Jackal", who is hired to assassinate the French president Charles de Gaulle in the summer of 1963, in the film ''The Day of the Jackal'' (1973). He is also known for his roles in ''Battle of Britain'' (1969), ''The Go-Between'' (1971), for which he won a BAFTA award, and ''The Bounty'' (1984). He also collaborated with director Richard Attenborough, appearing in his films ''Oh! What a Lovely War'' (1969), ''A Bridge Too Far'' (1977) and ''Gandhi'' (1982).
He portrayed Edward VIII in the British television drama series ''Edward & Mrs. Simpson'' (1978) and appeared in the historical series ''Taboo'' (2017). In addition to film and television work, Fox has also garnered acclaim as a stage actor. Provided by Wikipedia