Fred Fox

Frederick "Fred" Strachan Fox ( born January 22, 1884 in London, † December 1, 1949 in Los Angeles, California ) was a British film actor and assistant director of the Oscar for best assistant director received at the Academy Awards 1934.


Fox began in 1928 as an assistant director on the film The Midnight Taxi and subsequently worked at 13 other film productions in this function. In 1934 he was one of the seven winners of the Oscars in the category of best assistant.

Between 1943 and his death in 1949 he was also active as a film actor and played supporting roles in 13 lesser-know films like A Lady with a past (1945 ), Buffalo Bill intervenes (1947 ), Amber, the great courtesan (1947 ), Until the last hour (1948) and Wake of the red Witch (1948 ).