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Brian Cox

Brian Cox

actor, producer, director

Born 01 June 1946 in Dundee, Scotland, UK

Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Dundee, Scotland, to Mary Ann Guillerline Cox, maiden surname McCann, a spinner, and Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, a shopkeeper and butcher. His father was of Irish ancestry and his mother was of Irish and Scottish descent. Cox first came to attention in the early 1970s with performances in numerous television films. His first big break was as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter (1986). The film was not overly successful at the box office, although Cox's career prospects and popularity continued to develop. Through the 1990s, he appeared in nearly 20 films and television series, as well as making numerous television guest appearances. More recently, Cox has had roles in some major films, including The Corruptor (1999), The Ring (2002) and X2: X-Men United (2003). He was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2003 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to drama.

Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Succession: The Complete Third Season (2020)

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Filmography

Connections

  • Eddie Izzard

    Eddie Izzard

  • Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson

  • Dougray Scott

    Dougray Scott

  • Charlotte Riley

    Charlotte Riley

  • Joan Allen

    Joan Allen

  • Michael Cuesta

    Michael Cuesta

  • Walter F. Parkes

    Walter F. Parkes

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Western
  • Documentary
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama