Fox was born in England and raised in America by his father, Charles
Fox, who wrote for newspapers and magazines like Rolling Stone,
Playboy, Harpers and the Catholic Digest. When James was three
years old, his father was struck with Multiple Sclerosis. For
many years, James assisted his father as he traveled to locations
for news stories. They conducted interviews with people ranging
from theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking for Esquire to racecar
driver Dan Gurney for Car & Driver.
completing two years of education in Paris at the Sorbonne, James
moved to San Francisco. He attended San Francisco State University
where he finished his degree in French.
was very skeptical when a close friend first introduced him to
the field of UFOs in 1993. However, when a reliable acquaintance
corroborated the first story, James began to investigate. In 1998,
he completed and sold his first major documentary UFOs: 50
Years of Denial? to the Discovery Channel. It included
such notables as Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell and Col. Philip
J. Corso, who was in charge of the foreign technology desk at
the Pentagon during the Eisenhower administration.
success of UFOs: 50 Years of Denial? has led James to travel
around the world for four years in pursuit of further evidence.
For his new film, Out of the Blue,
James interviewed witnesses including President Gerald Ford, Mercury
Astronaut Gordon Cooper, Cosmonaut Pavel Papovich in Star City,
Russia, and five-star Admiral Lord Hill Norton in England.
passions are photography, bicycling, motorcycles, traveling and