One of his first roles on a television program was in a guest spot on the NBC hit situation comedy Wings in 1992.That same year, Fox was cast in his first role a television series.
Though American actor Matthew Fox came to international prominence with his role as Charlie on the hit FOX television series Party of Five , he later admitted he did not handle the fame that came with it really well.
After the show ended its six-season run, he took time off, remerging in the 2004 hit series Lost.
He played Danny Foley on the CBS drama Freshman Dorm.
The series focused on first-year students living in a dormitory at a college which was located in California.
At Columbia, he studied economics with the goal of becoming a stockbroker on Wall Street. His girlfriend's mother was the owner of a modeling agency and she got him started in the business.