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.

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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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1953-10-04

Place of Birth Hertfordshire - England - UK

Official Site http://chrisfairbank.com/

Also Known As

  • Chris Fairbank
  • Christopher E. Fairbank
  • Chris Faibank

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Fight
2018 Journey to China: The Iron Mask Mystery
2017 Lady Macbeth as Boris Lester
2016 The Secret Agent
2015 Dickensian(20 episodes) as Silas Wegg
2015 Writers Retreat as Nigel
2015 Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse as Potter
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy as The Broker
2014 Hercules as Gryza
2014 Orthodox as Goldberg
2013 Back With The Boys Again as Himself
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer as Uncle
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as Ezekiel
2011 Little Deaths as Mutant
2011 Little Deaths as X
2010 Lennon Naked as Freddie Lennon
2010 This is Jinsy(9 episodes)
2009 Law & Order: UK(1 episode)
2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles(4 episodes) as Groby
2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles as Groby
2008 Never Better(6 episodes)
2006 The Line of Beauty(0 episodes) as Barry Groom
2006 Almost Heaven as Teapot Ted
2005 Cargo as Ralph
2005 A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets as Physician
2005 Drama Connections(1 episode)
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit as Additional Voice
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode) as Fenton
2005 The Rotters' Club(1 episode) as Roll-up Reg
2005 The Rotters' Club
2003 New Tricks(1 episode)
2002 Black Plague as Steward
2002 Below as Pappy
2002 Spooks(1 episode)
2001 The Bunker as Sgt. Heydrich
2001 In Deep(2 episodes)
2001 In a Land of Plenty(10 episodes) as Bob
2001 In a Land of Plenty(1 episode)
1999 Comic Relief(1 episode)
1999 The Scarlet Pimpernel(6 episodes)
1998 Invasion: Earth(5 episodes)
1997 Wokenwell(1 episode)
1997 The Fifth Element as Mactilburgh
1997 Midsomer Murders(1 episode)
1996 Silent Witness(2 episodes)
1994 Crocodile Shoes(13 episodes)
1994 Space Precinct(1 episode)
1992 Alien³ as Murphy
1991 Prime Suspect(1 episode)
1991 Spender(1 episode)
1990 Hamlet as Player Queen
1990 White Hunter Black Heart as Tom Harrison
1989 Stay Lucky(1 episode)
1989 Batman as Nic
1988 Hanna's War as Ruven
1987 Rockliffe's Babies(1 episode)
1986 Casualty(1 episode) as Gerald Bryant
1986 Lovejoy(1 episode)
1985 Plenty as Spencer
1984 The Bill(1 episode)
1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet(43 episodes)
1982 Brimstone & Treacle as Drunk
1982 How Many Miles to Babylon? as Jerry
1981 Bergerac(1 episode)
1980 The Awakening as Porter
1980 Noah's Castle as Cliff
1979 The Old Curiosity Shop(9 episodes) as Kit Nubbles
1979 Sapphire & Steel(4 episodes)
1979 Agatha as Luland
1962 Z-Cars(1 episode)

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