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Kerry Fox is a Actor Néo-Zélandaise born on 30 july 1966 at Wellington (Nouvelle zelande)

Kerry Fox

Kerry Fox
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Birth name Kerry Fox
Nationality Nouvelle zelande
Birth 30 july 1966 (53 years) at Wellington (Nouvelle zelande)

Kerry Lauren Fox (born 30 July 1966) is a New Zealand actress. She came to prominence playing author Janet Frame in the movie An Angel at My Table directed by Jane Campion, which gained her a Best Actress Award from the New Zealand Film and Television Awards.

Biography

Kerry Fox was born in Wellington. She has gone on to build an international career, working far and wide in quality independent films and on television. She received praise and a nomination for the Australian Film Institute Awards for her leading role in Country Life, starred in Danny Boyle's breakout British hit Shallow Grave with Ewan McGregor, and was nominated for the Canadian Academy Award (Genie Award) for her supporting role in The Hanging Garden.

In 2001 she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress for her role as Claire in Intimacy (directed by Patrice Chéreau) at the Berlin Film Festival. In this film she performed real, rather than simulated, fellatio.

In autumn 2009 she appeared alongside John Simm, Lucy Cohu and Ian Hart in the Duke of York's Theatre production of Andrew Bovell's play Speaking In Tongues. In 2011 she played Oriel Lamb in the television adaptation of Tim Winton's novel Cloudstreet.

Best films

Shallow Grave (1994)
(Actress)
Bright Star (2009)
(Actress)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kerry Fox (33 films)

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Actress

The Dressmaker, 1h58
Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, La mode, Transport films
Actors Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Caroline Goodall, Sarah Snook
Roles Beulah Harridiene
Rating70% 3.548843.548843.548843.548843.54884
In 1951, Myrtle "Tilly" Dunnage returns to her hometown of Dungatar, to take care of her ill mother, Molly. Tilly was sent out of town at the age of ten because of false accusations of murder. Tilly, an expert dressmaker trained by Madeleine Vionnet in Paris, transforms the locals with her couture creations and in the process, exacts revenge on the people who wrongly accused her of murder all those years ago.
Holding the Man, 2h8
Origin Australie
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Sports films, Théâtre, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Association football films, LGBT-related films, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Ryan Corr, Guy Pearce, Kerry Fox, Sarah Snook, Anthony LaPaglia, PiaGrace Moon
Roles Mary Gert Conigrave
Rating74% 3.705983.705983.705983.705983.70598
Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years to laugh in the face of everything life threw at it - the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses - until the only problem that love can't solve, tried to destroy them.
Downriver
Downriver (2015)
, 1h39
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Robert Taylor, Kerry Fox, Reef Ireland, Helen Morse
Roles Paige Levy
Rating61% 3.097883.097883.097883.097883.09788
The chilling story about a teenager, James, who serves time for drowning a little boy when he was a child, although the body was never found. In an attempt to right all wrongs and uncover the truth, James takes dangerous risks to find redemption and return the missing body to the grieving mother.
War Book
War Book (2015)
, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Adeel Akhtar, Nicholas Burns, Ben Chaplin, Shaun Evans, Kerry Fox, Phoebe Fox
Roles Maria
Rating68% 3.4390153.4390153.4390153.4390153.439015
Over the course of three days, eight government aides and the Defence Secretary participate in a war-game which has taken place regularly among British civil servants since the 1960s, as a way to help them formulate government procedure in the event of nuclear war. In the depicted meetings, set in 2014, the group discusses possible UK policy in the fictional event of a nuclear detonation in Mumbai, India by a Pakistani organisation.
Trap for Cinderella, 1h40
Directed by Iain Softley
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Tuppence Middleton, Kerry Fox, Aneurin Barnard, Alexandra Roach, Stanley Weber, Frances de la Tour
Roles Julia
Rating56% 2.849652.849652.849652.849652.84965
The film starts with Micky (Tuppence Middleton), regaining consciousness in an hospital with Dr. Muller (Erich Redman) asking her if she remembers anything. Micky has suffered severe burn injuries and is suffering from amnesia. Over time she under goes reconstructive surgery and during a session of psychotherapy with Dr. Sylvie Wells (Emilia Fox) we are informed that she is 20 years old and lives in London. Her parents died in a car accident when she was 9 years old. Her late aunt, Elinor (Frances de la Tour) took care of her ever since. Elinor had died recently sometime before Micky's accident. In the hospital Micky is shown photographs of her friends and relatives but she can't recognize anybody.
Mental
Mental (2012)
, 1h56
Directed by Paul John Hogan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Toni Collette, Rebecca Gibney, Liev Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia, Bethany Whitmore, Rob Carlton
Roles Nancy
Rating62% 3.1000653.1000653.1000653.1000653.100065
Shirley Moochmoore (Rebecca Gibney) is a sweet misfit and mother of five daughters who are all convinced they suffer from various mental illnesses. Living in the Australian coastal suburb of Dolphin Heads and married to the often absent local politician Barry (Anthony LaPaglia), Shirley retreats into a fantasy world of her favourite musical, The Sound of Music. After she manically orders a huge amount of furniture, telling neighbours her husband won it on a TV game show, she's packed off to a mental institution; Barry instructs his daughters to say she's "on holiday in Wollongong".
Mr. Pip
Mr. Pip (2012)
, 1h55
Directed by Andrew Adamson
Genres Drama, War
Actors Hugh Laurie, Kerry Fox, Eka Darville
Roles Mrs. Watts
Rating70% 3.5440153.5440153.5440153.5440153.544015
In 1989, as a war rages on in the province of Bougainville— then called North Solomons — in Papua New Guinea, Mr. Watts (Hugh Laurie), the only white man left on the island after a blockade, re-opens the local school. He begins reading the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which transfixes a young girl named Matilda (Xzannjah). She finds comfort in the story of a Victorian orphan, Pip (Eka Darville), when her own world is falling apart. The "Redskins", an army sent to destroy the local rebels, are getting closer. Matilda writes 'Pip' in the sand. This simple act leads to terrible consequences when the Redskins suspect Pip to be a rebel leader and demand he be brought before them.
Intruders
Intruders (2011)
, 1h41
Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about children
Actors Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Kerry Fox, Pilar López de Ayala Arroyo, Ella Purnell
Roles Dr. Rachel
Rating54% 2.7004152.7004152.7004152.7004152.700415
Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow, after Farrow's beloved 12-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. The line between the real and the imaginary blurs as fissures start to open within the family unit. It seems that no security measure can keep Hollow Face out.
Burning Man, 1h50
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Matthew Goode, Bojana Novakovic, Essie Davis, Rachel Griffiths, Elizabeth Blackmore, Kerry Fox
Roles Sally
Rating63% 3.1999553.1999553.1999553.1999553.199955
Burning Man tells the story of Tom (Matthew Goode), a British chef in a Bondi restaurant, who seems to have chosen to disobey his boss, and his actions are tolerated by everyone around him. As Tom descends into darkness from a car crash in his Volkswagen, pieces of a different story start to emerge. Every woman around him tries, in different ways, to help Tom put himself back together.
Bright Star, 2h
Directed by Jane Campion
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Poésie
Actors Ben Whishaw, Abbie Cornish, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Edie Martin
Roles Mrs. Brawne
Rating68% 3.4487853.4487853.4487853.4487853.448785
In 1818 Hampstead, the fashionable Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish) is introduced to poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) through the Dilke family. The Dilkes occupy one half of a double house, with Charles Brown (Paul Schneider)—Keats' friend, roommate, and associate in writing—occupying the other side.
Storm
Storm (2009)
, 1h43
Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid, Hans-Christian Schmid
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Kerry Fox, Anamaria Marinca, Stephen Dillane, Rolf Holger Lassgård, Alexander Fehling, Tarik Filipović
Roles Hannah Maynard
Rating68% 3.4454253.4454253.4454253.4454253.445425
2009, Tribunal Pénal International de La Haye. Goran Duric, en passe d'accéder à la présidence serbe, comparaît pour Crimes contre l'Humanité. La Procureure Hannah Maynard, discréditée par les déclarations mensongères de son unique témoin, réalise que Mira, la sœur de ce dernier, connaît bien mieux l'accusé qu'elle ne veut l'avouer... Malgré les risques encourus pour sa vie, Mira cède aux pressions d'Hannah et décide de témoigner. Mais c'est sans compter sur les rouages politiques du Tribunal, auxquels leur nouvelle complicité se trouve bientôt confrontée...
Inconceivable, 1h45
Directed by Mary McGuckian
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Jennifer Tilly, Andie MacDowell, Géraldine Chaplin, Elizabeth McGovern, Colm Feore, Kerry Fox
Roles Kay Stephenson
Rating29% 1.4996651.4996651.4996651.4996651.499665
Dr. Freeman (Feore) runs a Las Vegas Assisted Reproductive Technology clinic. Eight of the nine women are inseminated and become pregnant, except Salome (Tilly) who manages to conceive naturally.
The Ferryman, 1h37
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors John Rhys-Davies, Kerry Fox, Amber Sainsbury, Tamer Hassan, Craig Hall, Lawrence Makoare
Roles Suze
Rating47% 2.3560652.3560652.3560652.3560652.356065
A group of tourists: Chris, a wealthy American; Tate, Chris's temperamental fiance; Kathy, an ex-nurse haunted by recurring nightmares of a young girl who died in her care; her boyfriend Zane; Big Dave, the owner and captain of a luxurious yacht; and his wife Suze set sail on a leisure trip to Fiji.
The Gathering, 1h36
Directed by Brian Gilbert
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Christina Ricci, Ioan Gruffudd, Kerry Fox, Stephen Dillane, Simon Russell Beale, Robert Hardy
Roles Marion Kirkman
Rating56% 2.848432.848432.848432.848432.84843
Cassie Grant, une jeune américaine, est renversée par une voiture en pleine campagne anglaise. Marion Kirkman, la conductrice, appelle immédiatement une ambulance. Après examen à l'hôpital local, le médecin conclut que, alors que Cassie ne présente que quelques égratignures, l'accident lui a fait perdre la mémoire. Elle ne connait plus que son nom et son pays d'origine et ne sait plus ni où elle habite, ni pourquoi elle est en Angleterre. Le docteur lui conseille du calme afin de, peut-être, retrouver la mémoire. Prise de pitié et se sentant responsable, Marion Kirkman invite Cassie chez elle. Elle fait la connaissance de Simon, le mari de Marion. Les jours suivants, Cassie commence à avoir des visions concernant le futur des personnes de son entourage direct.