Raphaël Coleman Bio, Wiki
Raphaël Coleman was a child actor and British activist, who known for his role as Eric Brown in Nanny McPhee has died at 25. He subsequently gave up acting, took the name James “Iggy” Fox, and became a climate change activist involved with the group Extinction Rebellion. He was also known for his role as Eric Brown in the 2005 film, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth.
Earlier Life and Age
Raphaël Coleman was born on 30 September 1994 in London. Coleman was a former actor and British activist. He went on to study as a wildlife conservationist before joining Extinction Rebellion. Coleman earned a degree in zoology and became a climate activist. He was at the age of 25
Coleman starred aged 11 opposite Emma Thompson and Colin Firth in the 2005 family comedy and had subsequent roles in films such as It’s Alive, Edward’s Turmoil and The Fourth Kind.
He worked as a video recorder and on its social media channels. It was then he assumed the name James “Iggy” Fox. He was given the best young actor award by the British Independent Film Festival for a performance in the short film Edward’s Turmoil. Raphael won an award in 2010 for his acting. He also won an award at the Brussels Short Film Festival in 2010.
Death and Cause
Raphaël Coleman suddenly died on 6th February 2020 at the age of 25. He died after collapsing on a run and his stepfather said He had “no prior health problems.
The actor’s mother, Liz Jensen, confirmed his death in a tweet posted on Friday, February 7.
“Rest in peace my beloved son Raphael Coleman, aka Iggy Fox,” she wrote. “He died doing what he loved, working for the noblest cause of all. His family could not be prouder. Let’s celebrate all he achieved in his short life and cherish his legacy.
Rest in peace my beloved son Raphael Coleman, aka Iggy Fox. He died doing what he loved, working for the noblest cause of all. His family could not be prouder. Let’s celebrate all he achieved in his short life and cherish his legacy https://t.co/qFRKPT7rRG
— Liz Jensen (@LizJensenWriter) February 7, 2020
His stepfather, Carsten Jensen, said on Facebook that Coleman collapsed without prior health problems during a trip.
Raph wasn’t my child, even though I was close to him. But I can feel it myself. I see it in his mother’s eyes, and I hear it in her voice, the irreversible loss of the most precious thing in life, Jensen wrote in the post.