Anthony Fox

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Anthony Fox
OccupationActor, writer, director, producer
Years active1992-

Anthony Fox is an Irish writer, producer, director, actor and founder of the New Theatre, Dublin.[1][2] Originally from County Cavan, Fox left Ireland in 1992 to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Studio in London[3] From there he went to New York to work with the Irish Repertory Theatre, and had parts in A Wilde Night on Broadway[4] and Juno and the Paycock.[5]

Fox returned to Ireland in 1997, and set up the New Theatre in Dublin's Temple Bar.[6] Fox later played the lead role in the Irish premiere of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth, as directed by Tim McDonnell, and in 2004 played the lead role in a production of Brendan Behan's The Hostage. His film and TV credits include The General (1998 film) and The Bill on ITV.

Fox wrote the 2008 film Anton,[7][8] which was nominated in three categories of the 2009 Irish Film & Television Awards.[9][10]


  1. ^ "Crime and punishment, Dublin style".
  2. ^ "New Theatre, Dublin".
  3. ^ "Anthony Fox Talks". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Juno and the Paycock".
  5. ^ "Cavan actor writes and stars in "Anton"".
  6. ^ "About The New Theatre". Archived from the original on 23 January 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Trapped".
  8. ^ "Trapped". High Fliers Films.
  9. ^ "Anglo Celt - Cuilcagh man's film shot in Cavan is a 'must-see' DVD".
  10. ^ "'Anton' gets UK DVD release as 'Trapped'".
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