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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 May 1927Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Birth NameBernard Lawson
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bernard Fox was born on May 11, 1927 in Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales as Bernard Lawson. He is an actor, known for Titanic (1997), The Mummy (1999) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Jacqueline since 1961. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Jacqueline (1961 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Uniquely, Fox was in both Titanic (1997) and the earlier version of the tragedy, A Night to Remember (1958). In the latter, he actually got to deliver the immortal line, "Iceberg dead ahead, sir!" He guested as the hapless British Col. Crittendon on Hogan's Heroes (1965) and also guest-starred in an episode of M*A*S*H (1972) as a British officer who is tough on his wounded men in post-op. Also notable are his three guest appearances on The Andy Griffith Show (1960) as the lovable Mr. Malcolm Merriwether, a gentlemen who travels by bicycle and stays with Sheriff Taylor, Opie and Aunt Bee.
One of the rare actors to have played the same part on three different series. He originated the part of Dr. Bombay (a witch doctor) on Bewitched (1964), repeated the role on the sequel Tabitha (1976) and again on Passions (1999).
With the death of Alice Ghostley on September 21, 2007, he and Bernie Kopell are the last surviving adult main cast members of Bewitched (1964).
Fox is the longest lived Bewitched (1964) cast member, regular or recurring.
Son of the actor Gerald Lawson.
Nephew of Wilfrid Lawson.

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