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All you need to know about Lewis star Laurence Fox's love life

The actor was previously married to Billie Piper


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Francesca Shillcock
Senior Features Writer
July 4, 2020
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Laurence Fox is perhaps best known for his role as DI James Hathaway in ITV's Lewis, but the 42-year-old is also known for his music career.

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In addition to his performance history, the actor had a high-profile relationship with his ex-wife, singer Billie Piper, to whom he was married for eight years. Want to know more about Laurence's love life? Here's what we know…

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Laurence Fox marriage to Billie Piper

In 2006, Laurence and Billie began dating after they met during the stage production of Treats. Just a year later, the couple wed in a private ceremony in West Sussex. The following year in August 2008, Laurence and Billie welcomed their first son, Winston, together. Four years later, Billie gave birth to their second son, Eugene and the family-of-four lived together in Midhurst, West Sussex.

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During their marriage, the Lewis star regularly gushed about his wife, and previously said it was "love at first sight" when he met Billie. "It absolutely happened when I met Bill. We were in a rehearsal room and I knew there and then she was the one for me," he said in an interview in 2010.

Laurence Fox and Billie Piper divorce

In March 2016, Laurence posted a statement to his Facebook announcing that he and Billie were separating after eight years of marriage. The statement read: "Laurence Fox and Billie Piper have separated. No third parties are involved. For the sake of our family we request and appeal for space and privacy at this time."

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It was reported that Billie, who was 33 at the time, had filed for divorce on the grounds that her marriage to the 37-year-old actor had "irretrievably broken down". A judge took just 50 seconds to grant her request.

Laurence Fox current relationship status  

After his marriage to Billie ended in 2016, the actor was reportedly linked to other celebs including Kirsty Gallagher and Vogue Williams, however these relationships were never confirmed. In 2017, however, Laurence began dating DJ Lilah Parsons and while the couple were mostly private about their relationship, they were pictured together at Wimbledon in July 2018.

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Laurence dated DJ Lilah Parsons for ten months

The relationship was not to last, however, and the couple called in quits in August, allegedly over busy work schedules, and it doesn't seem as though the actor has met anyone else since.

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