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MATTHEW FOX (Parajumper) was recently seen in the Summit Pictures film "Alex Cross" starring opposite Tyler Perry and opposite Tommy Lee Jones in the WWII feature "Emperor."
In spring 2011, Fox made is West End debut in the original play "In a Forest Dark and Deep" written and directed by Neil LaBute. The play starts with two sibling in a mid-western cabin during a violent storm. As the play goes on the audience soon realizes their assumptions about the characters are not what they seem.
Fox starred on the Emmy Award winning ABC adventure/drama "Lost," for six seasons. The story follows the battered survivors of a plane that crashed on a large, forbidding island somewhere in the South Pacific. Fox plays a doctor and the de facto leader of the group, striving to keep them together as stress and fear pull them apart. In 2005, Fox shared the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award and was nominated for Golden Globe and Television Critics Association Awards for achievement in dramatic acting. In 2010 he was nominated for an Emmy for "Outstanding Leading Man in a Drama Series."
Fox also starred in the Warner Brothers feature "Speed Racer," the live action update of the 1960's cartoon; the Sony thriller "Vantage Point" which depicts the attempted assassination of the president from five different points of view; "We are Marshall" about the 1970 plane crash that killed members of the West Virginia based Marshall Football team along with most of the coaching staff, sports commentators and many of the local boosters.
He first drew critical and audience praise for his work in FOX Network's hugely successful series "Party of Five," winner of the 1996 Golden Globe for Best Drama.
Hailing from a ranch in Wyoming where his family raised horses and barley, Fox enjoyed the all-American upbringing that led him to play football at Columbia University where he also studied Economics. With every intent of being a successful Wall Street broker, Fox was instead swayed to modeling, leading to some commercial spots and he has been acting ever since.
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