Bernard Fox

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Bernard Lawson or Bernard Fox (born 11 May 1927) is a British film and television actor from Wales. Fox, a "fifth generation performer", was born Bernard Lawson in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, the son of Queenie (née Barrett) and Gerald Lawson, both of whom were stage actors. He had an older sister, Mavis, and has been married to his wife Jacqueline since 1961. They have two children. His uncle was veteran film and stage actor Wilfrid Lawson. He and his wife currently live in London, England. He started his film career at the age of 18 months and by the age of 14 he was an assistant manager of a theatre. After his naval services during World War II he resumed his career and soon was in 30 film credits from 1956 to 2004 include two films revolving around the sinking of RMS Titanic, separated by 39 years. Fox was in both Titanic (1997) (as Colonel Archibald Gracie IV) and the earlier version of the tragedy A Night to Remember (1958) (uncredited as Frederick Fleet). In the later, he delivered the line "Iceberg dead ahead, sir!" while playing the part of a sailor in the ship's crow's nest.
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