Christopher Fairbank

Birthday:

10/04/1953

Place of birth:

Hertfordshire - England - UK:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

Journey to China: The Iron Mask Mystery (2017)
as
Lady Macbeth (2017)
as Boris
The Secret Agent (2016)
as
Writers Retreat (2015)
as Nigel
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
as Potter
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
as The Broker
Hercules (2014)
as Gryza
Orthodox (2014)
as Goldberg
Back With The Boys Again (2013)
as Himself
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
as Uncle
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
as Ezekiel
Little Deaths (2011)
as Mutant
Little Deaths (2011)
as X
Lennon Naked (2010)
as Freddie Lennon
Five Daughters (2010)
as DCI John Quinton
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
as Groby
Almost Heaven (2006)
as Teapot Ted
Cargo (2005)
as Ralph
A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)
as Physician
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
as Additional Voice
The Rotters' Club (2005)
as
Anazapta (2002)
as Steward
Below (2002)
as Pappy
The Bunker (2001)
as Sgt. Heydrich
The Fifth Element (1997)
as Mactilburgh
Alien³ (1992)
as Murphy
Hamlet (1990)
as Player Queen
Batman (1989)
as Nic
Hanna's War (1988)
as Ruven
Plenty (1985)
as Spencer
Brimstone & Treacle (1982)
as Drunk
How Many Miles to Babylon? (1982)
as Jerry
The Awakening (1980)
as Porter
Noah's Castle (1980)
as Cliff
Agatha (1979)
as Luland