Bernard Fox Biography (1927-)

Original name, Bernard Lawson; born May 11, 1927, in Port Talbot, South Wales, England; son of Gerald (an actor) and Queenie (an actress; maiden name, Barrett) Lawson; married Jacqueline (an actress), c. 1961; children: Amanda, Valerie.

Birth Details
May 11, 1927
Port Talbot, South Wales, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • McLeod, Spin a Dark Web (also known as Soho Incident), Columbia, 1956
  • Home and Away, Guest/Conquest, 1956
  • The Counterfeit Plan, 1957
  • (Uncredited) Photographer, Blue Murder at St. Trinian's, 1957
  • (Uncredited) Lookout Frederick Fleet, A Night to Remember, 1958
  • Shafter, The Safecracker, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1958
  • Lieutenant, The Two-Headed Spy, Columbia, 1959
  • (Uncredited) Lynch, The List of Adrian Messenger, Universal, 1963
  • Room clerk, Honeymoon Hotel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Leslie Folliott, Quick, Before It Melts, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Policeman, Strange Bedfellows, Universal, 1965
  • Dudley, Hold On! (also known as There's No Place Like Space), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Squire Moresby, Munster, Go Home, Universal, 1966
  • Jordin, One of Our Spies Is Missing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Dave Ephram, The Bamboo Saucer (also known as Collision Course), NTA, 1968
  • (Uncredited) Assistant to the Lord Chamberlain, Star! (also knownas Loves of a Star! and Those Were the Happy Times) Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • (Uncredited) Car salesman, $1,000,000 Duck, Buena Vista, 1971
  • Scots sheep farmer, Big Jake (also known as The Million DollarKidnapping), 1971
  • Constable Hooks, Arnold, Cinerama, 1973
  • Max, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, Buena Vista, 1977
  • Voice of chairmouse, The Rescuers (animated), Buena Vista, 1977
  • House of the Dead (also known as Alien Zone and Zone ofthe Dead), 1978
  • Justin, The Private Eyes, New World Pictures, 1980
  • Tarbuck, Yellowbeard, Orion, 1983
  • Horton, 18 Again!, New World Pictures, 1988
  • Voices of chairmouse and doctor, The Rescuers Down Under (animated), Buena Vista, 1990
  • Colonel Archibald Gracie, Titanic, Paramount, 1997
  • Captain Winston Havelock, The Mummy, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Colonel Crittendon, a recurring role, Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1965-1970
  • Dr. Bombay, Bewitched, ABC, 1967-1972
  • Nigel Pennysmith, General Hospital, ABC, 1981
  • Appeared as Malcolm in the series Three Live Wires, BBC (England).
  • Movies
  • Detective Chief Superintendent William Durk, Columbo: Dagger of the Mind, 1972
  • Purser Watkins, Columbo: Troubled Waters, 1975
  • Captain Chablat, Gauguin the Savage, CBS, 1980
  • Pilots
  • Dr. John H. Watson, The Hound of the Baskervilles (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles), ABC, 1972
  • Barrett, Intertect, ABC, 1973
  • Mr. Muirfield, The Son-In-Law, NBC, 1980
  • Episodic
  • Alfie, Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show), 1963
  • Malcolm Merriweather, "Andy's English Valet," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1963
  • Malcolm Merriweather, "The Return of Malcolm Merriweather," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1964
  • Mr. Caldwell, "Teacher's Petrie," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1964
  • Sub-Lieutenant Clivedon, "The British Have Ensigns," McHale's Navy, ABC, 1964
  • Farmer's Daughter, ABC, 1965
  • Ogden Darwell, "Girls Will Be Boys," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS,1965
  • Detective, "Never Bathe on Saturday," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS,1965
  • Peter Stange, "The Case of the Laughing Lady," Perry Mason, 1965
  • Malcolm Merriweather, "Malcolm at the Crossroads," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1965
  • "The Phantom Major," F Troop, ABC, 1965
  • Major Dutton, "Big Brother," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1965
  • "The Weapon," Burke's Law, 1965
  • Abdul the magician (some sources cite role of Arnie), "Is There an ExtraJeannie in the House?" I Dream of Jeannie, 1966
  • Osgood Rightmire, "Disappearing Samantha," Bewitched, 1966
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1966
  • Rodney Babcock, "The Mother Muffin Affair," The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1966
  • Sergeant Major Higgins, "Fortress Weisbaden," Twelve O'Clock High,ABC, 1966
  • Jock, "The Wide Open Door," ABC Stage '67, ABC, 1967
  • Sir Twiggley Topper Middle Bottom, "Monkees Mind Their Manor," The Monkees, NBC, 1968
  • Father Ned, "The Wealthiest Man in Seattle," Here Comes the Brides, c. 1969
  • Dr. Occularis Jones, "The Night of the Winged Terror: Part 1," The Wild, Wild West, 1969
  • Miles, "The Old Who Came In from the Spy," It Takes a Thief, 1969
  • Sir Charles Chitterly, "Lady Chitterly's Lover: Parts 1 & 2," Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1970
  • Mr. Canby, "House--with Ghost," Night Gallery, 1971
  • "Gorilla My Dreams," Temperatures Rising, 1973
  • "Right of Way," Dirty Sally, 1974
  • Eldridge, "Prestidigitation," Emergency!, 1975
  • Kerner, "The Old Engine Cram," Emergency!, 1975
  • "Sharks Eat Sharks," Barbary Coast, 1975
  • Dr. Bombay, Tabitha, ABC, 1977
  • Major Ross, "Tea and Empathy," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1978
  • Iggins, "Southern Comfurts," The Dukes of Hazzard, 1980
  • Clive Whitcomb, "Libel," Lou Grant, 1980
  • "Love, Honor, and Obey/Gladys and Agnes/Radioactive Isaac," The Love Boat, 1981
  • Nigel Hegland, "Million Dollar Harts," Hart to Hart, 1982
  • Andrew Derek, "Death Smiles on a Dry Cleaner: Parts 1 & 2," The Jeffersons, 1982
  • Gun Shy, 1983
  • Commander Smythe, "Custom K.I.T.T.," Knight Rider, 1983
  • Adam Partridge, "Ideals," Hotel, 1984
  • Rupert Ginnias, "Revolution #9-12," Simon & Simon, 1984
  • Kris Winter/Santa, "The Escape Claus," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1985
  • Edgar (some sources cite Andrew) Wyckham, "One White Rose for Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Professor Stubbs, Mr. Sunshine, ABC, 1986
  • Holcomb, Riptide, NBC, 1986
  • Chauffeur, "Aunt Larnese Is Coming to Town," Punky Brewster, NBC,1988
  • Dr. Bombay, Passions, ABC, 1999
  • Dr. Jinga-Janga, "Sick? Did Somebody Say Sick?" Pee-wee's Playhouse, 2000
  • Dr. Bombay, Passions, ABC, 2000
  • Appeared as Randolph Svenson, Soap, ABC; and in Love, AmericanStyle, ABC, and The Partridge Family, ABC.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Provided additional voices for the animated series Scooby and Scrappy-Doo.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Reluctant Heroes, Whitehall Farce Players, London, 1952
  • Simple Spymen, Whitehall Farce Players, 1952
  • Dry Rot, Whitehall Farce Players, 1952
  • The Amorous Prawn, Rome, 1959
  • Duchotel, 13 Rue de l'Amour, Circle in the Square, New York City,1978
  • Appeared in Misalliance, London production; A Night in an English Music Hall, Mayfair Theatre, Santa Monica, CA; and Write Me a Murder, Hollywood, CA; as a child, performed as little prince in a stage production of Richard III and appeared in Two Little Vagabonds.
  • Major Tours
  • Toured in Miniature Music Hall (solo show; abridged version of A Night in an English Music Hall), U.S. cities.
  • Stage Work
  • Director of A Night in an English Music Hall, Mayfair Theatre, Santa Monica, CA, and abridged version later produced as Miniature Music Hall (solo show), on tour of U.S. cities.
  • Stage Plays
  • Author of A Night in an English Music Hall, Mayfair Theatre, SantaMonica, CA, and abridged version later produced as Miniature Music Hall (solo show), on tour of U.S. cities.

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