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Birth information

1 June 1946 Dundee, Scotland, UK

Given Name

Brian Denis Cox

How tall is Brian Cox?

1.69 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Nicole Ansari-Cox
Caroline Burt

Life Story of Brian Cox

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.

Significant features of Brian Cox

Often plays characters associated with the government or the military (or both).
Dark blue eyes
Deep smooth voice
Scottish accent
Often plays cruel or immoral patriarchal figures

Publications and Magazines about Brian Cox

Brian Cox Salem to Moscow: An Actor's Odyssey. 1991

What movies did Brian Cox play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Escapist (2008) ,
Directors Filmography
Oz (2000) ,
Actors Filmography
Last Moment of Clarity Gilles, Separation , The Bay of Silence Milton, Lawrence: After Arabia (2020) Epilogue / Father, The Last Right (2019) Father Reilly, The Jesuit , Succession (2019) Logan Roy, Remember Me (2019) Shane, Strange But True (2019) Bill, Good Omens (2019) Death, A Modern Magician (2019) The Voice, Dark Highlands (2018) Opening Narrator, The Pretenders (2018) Henry, Widdershins (2018) , Super Troopers 2 (2018)...

Birth information

1 June 1946 Dundee, Scotland, UK

Given Name

Brian Denis Cox

How tall is Brian Cox?

1.69 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Nicole Ansari-Cox
Caroline Burt

Life Story of Brian Cox

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.

Significant features of Brian Cox

Often plays characters associated with the government or the military (or both).
Dark blue eyes
Deep smooth voice
Scottish accent
Often plays cruel or immoral patriarchal figures

Publications and Magazines about Brian Cox

Brian Cox Salem to Moscow: An Actor's Odyssey. 1991

What movies did Brian Cox play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Escapist (2008) ,
Directors Filmography
Oz (2000) ,
Actors Filmography
Last Moment of Clarity Gilles, Separation , The Bay of Silence Milton, Lawrence: After Arabia (2020) Epilogue / Father, The Last Right (2019) Father Reilly, The Jesuit , Succession (2019) Logan Roy, Remember Me (2019) Shane, Strange But True (2019) Bill, Good Omens (2019) Death, A Modern Magician (2019) The Voice, Dark Highlands (2018) Opening Narrator, The Pretenders (2018) Henry, Widdershins (2018) , Super Troopers 2 (2018)...

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Brian Cox and Sarah Snook in Succession (2018)

His father was of Irish ancestry, while his mother was of Irish and Scottish ancestry.

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James Cromwell and Brian Cox in Succession (2018)

Father of actor Alan Cox, who starred in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985).

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Bruce Davison and Brian Cox in X-Men 2 (2003)

Is the first actor to portray Dr. Hannibal Lecter on the screen.

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Brian Cox in Succession (2018)

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to drama.

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Brian Cox and J. Smith-Cameron in Succession (2018)

Has played Hannibal Lecter in the mystery thriller Manhunter (1986). In 2002, he co-starred with Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman in the film 25th Hour (2002). In 2002, Norton and Hoffman also starred in Roter Drache (2002), which was a remake of Manhunter (1986).

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Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong in Succession (2018)

He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1985 (1984 season) for Best Actor in a New Play for "Rat in the Skull".

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Rob Lowe, Brian Cox, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, etc.

He does not watch or view his own work.

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Rob Lowe, Brian Cox, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, etc.

Has performed in several movies playing a government official in which another actor has amnesia but later discovers they are secret government assassins: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) where the amnesia victim is actress Geena Davis, The Bourne Identity (2002) with Matt Damon having the amnesia, and also X2: X-Men United (2003) where the victim is played by Hugh Jackman.

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Rob Lowe, Brian Cox, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Guy Lefranc, Steve Lemme, etc.

Has no fewer than three roles in common with Anthony Hopkins. They have both played Titus Andronicus, and both of them played King Lear while the other was simultaneously playing Hannibal Lecter.

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Brian Cox in Succession (2018)

Alumnus of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong in Succession: Celebration (2018)

The scene in X2: X-Men United (2003) where Magneto escapes from prison is modeled after Hannibal Lecter's escape in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) - the sequel to Cox's film Manhunter (1986), in which he played Lecter.

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Helen Mirren and Brian Cox in R.E.D.: Älter. Härter. Besser. (2010)

After graduating from LAMDA, he spent several seasons with the Royal National Theatre in London, England.

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Helen Mirren and Brian Cox in R.E.D.: Älter. Härter. Besser. (2010)

Has appeared with Joan Allen in Manhunter (1986). Each of them later went on to work with the other's successor. Cox's successor as Lecter, Anthony Hopkins, appeared in Nixon (1995) with Allen. Cox worked with Allen's successor, Emily Watson, in The Boxer (1997).

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Rob Lowe, Brian Cox, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Tyler Labine, etc.

Backed out of his contract after filming the second of the BBC/Celtic Sharpe series of films after complaining of poor working conditions in the Ukraine as well as becoming repeatedly sick because of them. He was replaced by Michael Byrne, who was featured in the next three Sharpe films.

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Tim Roth and Brian Cox in Rob Roy (1995)

Although it is indicated in X2: X-Men United (2003) that his character (William Stryker) is at least 20 years older than Bruce Davison's character (Senator Robert Kelly), in real life, he is only 27 days older.

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Frances McDormand and Brian Cox in Geheimprotokoll (1990)

Has worked with two Eomers. In the Sharpe films (Sharpe's Eagle (1993) and Sharpe's Rifles (1993)), with Sean Bean, he appears with Anthony Hyde, who played the role in the BBC radio broadcast. In The Bourne Supremacy (2004), he appears with Karl Urban, who played the role in Peter Jackson's films.

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Frances McDormand and Brian Cox in Geheimprotokoll (1990)

Has appeared in two films about legendary Scottish heroes: Braveheart (1995) and Rob Roy (1995).

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Frances McDormand and Brian Cox in Geheimprotokoll (1990)

His second son, Torin Kamran Charles Cox, was born October 2004.

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Brian Cox and Stephen Greif in Nikolaus und Alexandra (1971)

Has appeared in Manhunter (1986) with Joan Allen, they went on to work together 18 years later on the movie The Bourne Supremacy (2004).

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Brian Cox, Michael Bryant, and Stephen Greif in Nikolaus und Alexandra (1971)

Based his portrayal of Dr. Hannibal Lecter on Scottish serial killer Peter Manuel.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Jill Clayburgh, Brian Cox, and Evan Rachel Wood in Krass (2006)

His father, Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, died when he was age 9.

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Brian Cox in Blutmond (1986)

Was engaged to actress/theatre director Irina Brook.

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Brian Cox, Kelly Hu, and Peter Wingfield in X-Men 2 (2003)

Manhunter (1986) was remade as Roter Drache (2002), the original title of the novel on which it is based. Cox has appeared in films with several actors from the remake. He appeared with Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman in 25th Hour (2002), with Emily Watson in The Boxer (1997) and Mein Freund, der Wasserdrache (2007), Mary-Louise Parker and Anthony Hopkins in RED (2010) and RED 2 (2013), and Ralph Fiennes in Coriolanus (2011). Frankie Faison appeared in both films.

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Brian Cox in Agatha Christie's Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (2009)

Among the actors thought suitable for the role of Roger Derebridge in the science fiction horror film Lifeforce (1985). The role eventually went to Nicholas Ball.

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Brian Cox in Prince of Jutland (1994)

Has won two prestigious Laurence Olivier Best Actor Awards for performances on London's West End stage - "Rat in the Skull" and Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus".

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Brian Cox in Blutmond (1986)

Although Cox has been vocal about his support for Scottish independence, he did not qualify to have a vote in the 2014 referendum due to his status as a resident of the United States.

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Brian Cox in Forsaken (2015)

Has replaced Tommy Lee Jones in two consecutive 1996 releases: Chain Reaction (1996) and The Glimmer Man (1996).

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Brian Cox and Joe Reynolds in Killing Thyme (2015)

Lives in New York City.

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Brian Cox in Killing Thyme (2015)

He was a lifelong supporter of the Labor party but has since switched to supporting the Scottish National Party.

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Brian Cox in Killing Thyme (2015)

As of 2017, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Braveheart (1995) and Her (2013). Of those, Braveheart (1995) is a winner in the category.

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Brian Cox, Jonathan Aris, Shaun Dooley, Victoria Hamilton, Paul Ritter, Tom Hughes, etc.

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Brian Cox and Tom Hughes in The Game (2014)

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Brian Cox in The Game (2014)

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