Fox, Lilly ' to quit TV'

Fox, Lilly ' to quit TV'

Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly are quitting TV now ‘Lost’ is finished.

The actor - who plays Dr. Jack Shepherd in the US series – said he's just not interested in pursuing any more TV roles after completing the series' sixth and final season.

The 43-year-old actor said: "I've done two six-year shows, about 300 hours of television. I'm done with that. I'm either going to make movies with filmmakers I want to work with or I'll be doing something else entirely."

The father of two – who has a daughter, Kyle Allison, 11, and son Byron, eight, with wife Margherita – says he is now ready to put his family first and move them away from Hawaii, where ‘Lost’ is made.

He said: "My family will move to Oregon, back to the country I love. I miss the four seasons climate. We're building a house up there and I'll be closer to my brothers and my mother. Our kids will be closer to their first cousins."

Evangeline Lilly – who plays feisty Kate Austen in the ABC drama – also hinted that she might quit acting altogether, opting for an off-screen role in film or philanthropic work in Rwanda.

Speaking at the premiere party for the last series of the drama in Honolulu this weekend, she said: "Acting is something I appreciate, and I think it's been an amazing experience. I'm not passionate about acting the way you probably should be to call yourself an actor."

The 30-year-old star – who also appears in the Oscar tipped 'The Hurt Locker' - said she was looking for some work off-screen in film but hasn't "found where that is yet."

She added to E! Online: "I don't know if anything has gelled yet. I don't know if it fits."

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