Alexander KnoxAlexander Knox
- April 25
) was a Canadian
actor. Born in Strathroy, Ontario
, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts
to appear on the stage. During the 1930s
he moved to London
where he appeared in several movies. In 1944
he was chosen by Darryl F. Zanuck
to star in Wilson
, the biographical film about Woodrow Wilson
, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor
Knox was unable to follow up with any Hollywood success, and he returned to England. He had major roles in The Vikings, Europa '51, The Longest Day, You Only Live Twice and Nicholas and Alexandra. He also wrote two adventure novels, Night of the White Bear and Totem Dream.
He died in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.