Who is actress Kerry Fox?
Kerry Lauren Fox was born on 30 July 1996, in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, and is an actress, best known for finding popularity from being a part of the film “An Angel at My Table” in which she played the role of author Janet Frame. The film was directed by Jane Campion and earned Kerry a Best Actress Award from the New Zealand film and Television Awards. She has also appeared as a part of numerous other films.
The Wealth of the New Zealand Actress
How rich is Kerry Fox? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting, which has also included a lot of work on television as well as in independent films. As he continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
— Kerry Fox (@KerryFoxActs) January 22, 2017
Who Is the Husband of Kerry Fox?
Kerry Fox is known to be married to Alexander Linklater who is a journalist and writer. They have two children together. Not many details are known about their marriage, and there are no details of when they were married.
A Career in Acting
Kerry found her first work in acting in 1990, when she was cast as Janet Frame in “An Angel at My Table”, which would propel her to an international career and increase her net worth significantly. The film is based on the three autobiographies written about Janet Frame, including “To the Is-Land”, “An Angel at my Table”, and “The Envoy from Mirror City”. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards at various events, including at the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the New Zealand Film and Television Awards. She continued on to find more work as a part of independent films and television series.
Three years later, she had another leading role, in “Country Life” which is an Australian film adapted from the play entitled “Uncle Vanya” written by Anton Chekhov, and was debuted at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival, and was well received. Fox’s performance in particular received a lot of praise, bringing her an Australian Film Institute Award nomination. During the same year, she was cast in the hit film “Shallow Grave”, appearing alongside Ewan McGregor in the directing debut of Danny Boyle, and which follows the story of three people trying to keep a huge amount of money and the apparent death of their new roommate secret; it is considered Boyle’s breakout film. Her next project would be a supporting role in 1997’s “The Hanging Garden” which was directed and written by Thom Fitzgerald, and filmed in Nova Scotia with themes tackling the duality of life and death. For her performance in the film, she received another nomination, this time for a Canadian Academy Award.
In 2001, Kerry was cast in the film “Intimacy” playing the role of Claire, and is based on stories by Hanif Kureishi who also wrote a novel of the same name. The production of the film became well known as Kerry would do an unstimulated fellatio scene on co-star Mark Rylance. Her next notable project came in 2009 when she appeared as a part of a theatrical production entitled “Speaking in Tongues”, working alongside John Simm, Ian Hart and Lucy Cohu. Two years later, she appeared in the television adaptation of the novel “Cloudstreet” in the role of Oriel Lamb; the novel is written by Tim Winton and is about the lives of two working class Australian families. The film won multiple awards including a Miles Franklin Award.
A few of her recent projects include the film “The Dressmaker” based on a novel of the same name written by Rosalie Ham. The film stars Kate Winslet and explores themes of creativity as well as revenge. She was also a part of 2016’s “The Rehearsal” which is also based on another novel, this time written by Eleanor Catton. It was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. The following year, she appeared as a part of the action horror film “Mayhem” which was directed by Joe Lynch, and filmed in three locations – Pittsburgh, New Orleans and Vancouver – and is about a virus called “Red Eye” which affects people by removing their inhibitions, causing them to act out their darkest impulses. The film was received well commercially, and also received good reviews from various critics.
— Kerry Fox (@KerryFoxActs) March 9, 2018
Kerry Fox on Twitter
She is known to be highly active on the social media website Twitter, on which she promotes some of her recent work. She also posts pictures on set, and promotes various advocacies such as raising money to help the film industry achieve more accessibility.