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Christopher Fairbank

Christopher Fairbank (sometimes credited as Chris Fairbank; born 4 October 1953) is an English actor best known for his role as Moxey in the hit comedy-drama series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. Fairbank was born in Hertfordshire, England. He has numerous television credits to his name, notably in Sapphire and Steel, The Professionals, The Scarlet Pimpernel and provided minor voice talent for both the hit Wallace and Gromit feature-length film Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Flushed Away (both produced by Aardman). Fairbank also appeared as one of the pair of muggers who rob an out-of-town family, heralding the first appearance of the Batman in Tim Burton's 1989 film. Fairbank also had roles as Mactilburgh the scientist in the film The Fifth Element, the prisoner Murphy in Alien 3, and the Player Queen in the Franco Zeffirelli version of Hamlet, opposite Mel Gibson. Recently, he provided the voice of Old King Doran in the video game Demon's Souls and provides a number of voice accents in the PS2 video game Prisoner of War. Chris also appeared in Goal! trilogy in the character of a Newcastle United fan. In 2010, Chris appeared as a detective in the BBC Drama, Five Daughters, and as Alfred "Freddie" Lennon in the biopicLennon Naked with Christopher Eccleston. In 2011 Fairbank starred in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tidesas a pirate called Ezekiel. In 2012 he appeared as an Australian in Sky 1's Starlings.

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Oct 4, 1953 In Hertfordshire - England - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Z-Cars 1962-01-02
Latest Project:
Movie Iron Mask 2019-08-16
Known For
Poster of Guardians of the Galaxy
Poster of Hercules
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of The Fifth Element
Movie Iron Mask Grey 2019-08-16
Movie Walk Like a Panther Leslie Beck 2018-03-09
Movie London Fields Darts Player 2018-09-20
Series Taboo Ibbotson 2017-01-07
Movie Papillon Jean Castili 2017-09-07
Movie Lady Macbeth Boris Lester 2016-12-12
Movie Writers Retreat Nigel 2015-10-16
Movie Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse Potter 2015-02-24
Series Dickensian Silas Wegg 2015-12-26
Movie Orthodox Goldberg 2014-01-01
Movie Hercules Gryza 2014-07-23
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy The Broker 2014-07-30
Movie Jack the Giant Slayer Uncle 2013-02-27
Movie Back With The Boys Again Himself 2013-12-01
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Ezekiel 2011-05-14
Movie Little Deaths X 2011-02-25
Series Five Daughters DCI John Quinton 2010-04-25
Series This Is Jinsy 2010-03-01
Movie Lennon Naked Freddie Lennon 2010-11-21
Movie Goal! III : Taking On The World Foghorn 2009-01-01
Series Law & Order UK Unknown 2009-02-23
Series Never Better 2008-01-10
Series Tess of the D'Urbervilles Groby 2008-09-14
Movie Almost Heaven Teapot Ted 2006-01-01
Series The Line of Beauty Barry Groom 2006-05-17
Movie Cargo Ralph 2006-02-14
Movie Valiant Additional Voice (voice) 2005-03-25
Series Doctor Who Fenton 2005-03-26
Series The Rotters' Club 2005-01-26
Series Drama Connections Unknown 2005-09-06
Movie Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Additional Voice (voice) 2005-09-04
Movie A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets Physician 2005-11-22
Series New Tricks Unknown 2003-03-27
Series Spooks Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Black Plague Steward 2002-12-01
Movie Below Pappy 2002-08-11
Series In a Land of Plenty Bob 2001-01-10
Movie The Bunker Sgt. Heydrich 2001-09-14
Series In the Beginning Idol Worshipper 2000-11-12
Series The Scarlet Pimpernel 1999-01-24
Series Comic Relief Unknown 1999-03-12
Series Invasion: Earth Unknown 1998-05-08
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Movie The Fifth Element Mactilburgh 1997-05-02
Series Wokenwell Unknown 1997-05-18
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Finney Bobo Jr. 1994-11-17
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Movie A Pinch of Snuff DS Edgar Wield 1994-04-09
Series Crocodile Shoes 1994-11-10
Movie Alien³ Thomas Murphy 1992-05-22
Series Spender Unknown 1991-01-08
Series Prime Suspect Unknown 1991-04-07
Movie White Hunter, Black Heart Tom Harrison 1990-05-24
Movie Hands of a Murderer Jeremy Stubb 1990-05-16
Movie Hamlet Player Queen 1990-12-19
Movie Venus Peter Blind Man 1989-03-05
Movie Batman Nic 1989-06-23
Movie Hanna's War Ruven 1988-04-14
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Murder with Mirrors Sergeant Lake 1985-02-20
Movie Plenty Spencer 1985-09-20
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Albert Moxey 1983-11-11
Movie Brimstone & Treacle Drunk 1982-10-01
Movie How Many Miles to Babylon? Jerry Crowe 1982-01-01
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Movie Noah's Castle Cliff 1980-04-02
Movie The Awakening Porter 1980-07-31
Movie Agatha Luland 1979-02-09
Series Sapphire & Steel Unknown 1979-07-10
Series The Old Curiosity Shop Kit Nubbles 1979-12-09
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02