Fox wrote: “There is a time for all the pieces, and my time of placing in a twelve-hour workday, and memorizing seven pages of dialogue, is greatest behind me.
“At least for now … I enter a second retirement.
“That could change, because everything changes. But if this is the end of my acting career, so be it.”
The actor had appeared earlier this 12 months in two episodes of The Good Wife spin-off The Good Fight, enjoying his recurring position of the cantankerous and devious lawyer, Louis Canning.