Christopher Fairbank
Born (1953-10-04) 4 October 1953 (age 68)
Hertfordshire, England
Years active1978–present

Christopher Fairbank (born 4 October 1953) is an English film, stage and television actor. He played Moxey in the comedy-drama series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.[1]


Fairbank 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. He appeared in the Goal! trilogy as a Newcastle United fan.[citation needed]

In 2010, he appeared as a detective in Five Daughters, and as Alfred "Freddie" Lennon in the biopic Lennon Naked.[2]

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  1. ^ Chris Fairbank: Actor Archived 3 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Herald Scotland – Arts & Ents – Film & TV Features – Lennon Naked". The Herald. Glasgow. Retrieved 24 June 2010.