Emilia Fox reveals daughter Rose has no interest in following her mother into ...

Emilia Fox has revealed her daughter Rose, nine, has no interest in following in her parents' footsteps and becoming an actor.

The Silent Witness star, 45, comes from a thespian family with her parents, Edward Fox and Joanna David, both having successful acting careers. 

Rose's father Jeremy Gilley is also an actor but she has no desire to enter the profession, citing the early morning starts as a deterrent. 

Family: Emilia Fox, 45, has revealed her daughter Rose, nine, has no interest in following in her parents' footsteps and becoming an actor

Family: Emilia Fox, 45, has revealed her daughter Rose, nine, has no interest in following in her parents' footsteps and becoming an actor 

Speaking on Tuesday's episode of Lorraine on ITV, Emilia said: 'Nope, she does not want to do acting at all, she said you have to get up too early which is very sensible. 

'I think I’m just going to give her as many options as possible, at the moment she wants to be a comedian.'

Emilia and Jeremy began dating in 2010 after her split from ex husband and Mad Men star Jared Harris.

She announced her pregnancy in May of that year and welcomed Rose in November before she and Jeremy split in 2011.

Not interested: Rose's father Jeremy Gilley is also an actor but she has no desire to enter the profession, citing the early morning starts as a deterrent

Not interested: Rose's father Jeremy Gilley is also an actor but she has no desire to enter the profession, citing the early morning starts as a deterrent 

During her interview, Emilia also spoke about her work on crime drama Silent Witness where she has starred as Dr Nikki Alexander since 2004.

Speaking about the continued interest in the show after 22 series, Emilia said: 'I think it’s being able to go behind the scenes in crime solving and seeing the different methods used.

'The forensic science and these opening episodes start with a plane crash and the Lyle team are brought in to investigate if it was an accident or not.'

Interview: Speaking on Tuesday's episode of Lorraine on ITV, Emilia said: 'Nope, she does not want to do acting at all, she said you have to get up too early which is very sensible'

Interview: Speaking on Tuesday's episode of Lorraine on ITV, Emilia said: 'Nope, she does not want to do acting at all, she said you have to get up too early which is very sensible'

Emilia added: 'I think I’m just going to give her as many options as possible, at the moment she wants to be a comedian'

Emilia added: 'I think I’m just going to give her as many options as possible, at the moment she wants to be a comedian'

Emilia added: 'I think I’m just going to give her as many options as possible, at the moment she wants to be a comedian' 

Career: During her interview, Emilia also spoke about her work on crime drama Silent Witness where she has starred as Dr Nikki Alexander since 2004

Career: During her interview, Emilia also spoke about her work on crime drama Silent Witness where she has starred as Dr Nikki Alexander since 2004 

Emilia is also known for starring in Delicious with Dawn French which wrapped in 2019 after three season.

Speaking about the series, she said: 'I loved it, we did three series together, had a great time and dawn is doing other things and I was doing other things but hopefully one day I’d love to do a special.'

The actress also spoke about her role in the BBC series The Trial of Christine Keeler where she plays film star Valerie Hobson Profumo, whose husband John Profumo has an affair with the title character. 

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