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Christopher Fairbank

Actor | * 10/04/1953 (67) | Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Christopher Fairbank (born 4 October 1953) is an English film, stage and television actor. He played Moxey in the comedy-drama series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. ()

Christopher Fairbank(sometimes credited asChris Fairbank; born 4 October 1953)is anEnglishactor best known for his role as Moxey in the hit comedy-drama seriesAuf Wiedersehen, Pet. Fairbank was born in Hertfordshire, England. He has numerous television credits to his name, notably inSapphire and Steel,The Professionals,The Scarlet Pimperneland provided minor voice talent for both the hitWallace and Gromitfeature-length filmCurse of the Were-RabbitandFlushed Away(both produced byAardman). Fairbank also appeared as one of the pair of muggers who rob an out-of-town family, heralding the first appearance of theBatmaninTim Burton's1989 film. Fairbank also had roles as Mactilburgh the scientist in the filmThe Fifth Element,the prisoner Murphy inAlien 3, and the Player Queen in theFranco Zeffirelliversion ofHamlet, oppositeMel Gibson. Recently, he provided the voice of Old King Doran in the video gameDemon's Soulsand provides a number of voice accents in the PS2 video gamePrisoner of War. Chris also appeared inGoal!trilogy in the character of aNewcastle Unitedfan. In 2010, Chris appeared as a detective in the BBC Drama,Five Daughters, and asAlfred "Freddie" Lennonin the biopicLennon NakedwithChristopher Eccleston.In 2011 Fairbank starred inPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tidesas a pirate called Ezekiel. In 2012 he appeared as anAustralianin Sky 1's Starlings.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Mystery

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Movies with Christopher Fairbank as Actor(42)

as Grey2019 Iron Mask
as Frank Dunn2019 The Fight
as Leslie Beck2018 Walk Like a Panther
as Darts Player2018 London Fields
as Jean Castili2017 Papillon
as Sten Norlander2016 The Troubled Man
as Boris Lester2016 Lady Macbeth
as Nigel2015 Writers Retreat
as Goldberg2014 Orthodox
as The Broker2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
as Gryza2014 Hercules
as X2011 Little Deaths
as Freddie Lennon2010 Lennon Naked
as Teapot Ted2006 Almost Heaven
as Ralph2006 Cargo
as Additional Voice (voice)2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
as Additional Voice (voice)2005 Valiant
as Steward2002 Black Plague
as Pappy2002 Below
as Sgt. Heydrich2001 The Bunker
as Mactilburgh1997 The Fifth Element
as Thomas Murphy1992 Alien³
as Player Queen1990 Hamlet
as Jeremy Stubb1990 Hands of a Murderer
as Tom Harrison1990 White Hunter, Black Heart
as Nic1989 Batman
as Blind Man1989 Venus Peter
as Ruven1988 Hanna's War
as Spencer1985 Plenty
as Sergeant Lake1985 Murder with Mirrors
as Jerry Crowe1982 How Many Miles to Babylon?
as Drunk1982 Brimstone & Treacle
as Cliff1980 Noah's Castle
as Porter1980 The Awakening
as Luland1979 Agatha

TV Shows/Series with Christopher Fairbank as Actor(41)

as Billy Lincoln2019 Hatton Garden
as Ibbotson2017 Taboo
as Walter Cromwell2015 Wolf Hall
as Silas Wegg2015 Dickensian
as DCI John Quinton2010 Five Daughters
as Black Knight (voice)2008 Merlin
as Barry Groom2006 The Line of Beauty
as Fenton2005 Doctor Who
as Roll-up Reg2005 The Rotters' Club
2002 Spooks
as Idol Worshipper2000 In the Beginning
as Bobo Jr.1994 Finney
as Chief Insp. David Lyall1991 Prime Suspect
1991 Spender
as George Daley1987 Inspector Morse
as Gerald Bryant1986 Casualty
1986 Lovejoy
as Albert Moxey1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
as Johnny Jack1979 Sapphire & Steel
as Kit Nubbles1979 The Old Curiosity Shop
as Billy1977 The Professionals
1962 Z-Cars

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Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 10/04 1953 (October) in Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 67 years + 358 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Other names for Christopher Fairbank (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Chris Fairbank"
"Christopher E. Fairbank"
"Chris Faibank"
Christopher Fairbank frequently works together with these people:
Clive Russell (12x, Actor)
Anton Lesser (10x, Actor)
Michael Angelis (10x, Actor)
Annette Badland (10x, Actress)
Melanie Hill (9x, Actress)
Danny Webb (9x, Actor)
Kenneth Cranham (9x, Actor)
Frances Tomelty (9x, Actress)
Paul Kasey (9x, Actor)
Jimmy Nail (9x, Actor)
Andrew Tiernan (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4505, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/03/2021