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Birth information

29 March 1948 New Rochelle, New York, USA

Given Name

Walter Edward Cox

How tall is Bud Cort?

1.75 m

Life Story of Bud Cort

Bud Cort, American actor/comedian, was born Walter Edward Cox in New Rochelle, New York. The second of five children, he grew up in Rye, New York, the son of Joseph P. Cox, an orchestra leader, pianist, and owner of a successful men's clothing store in Rye, and Alma M. Court a former newspaper and Life magazine reporter and an executive asst. at M.G.M. in New York City. From early childhood on, Bud displayed a remarkable acting ability and appeared in countless school plays and community theatre. Also a talented painter, he earned extra money doing portraits at art fairs and by commission to the people in Rye. However, he knew acting was his real dream and began riding trains into New York City at the age of 14 to begin studying with his first teacher Bill Hickey at the HB Studios in Greenwich Village.

Upon graduation from Iona Prep School run by the Christian Brothers of Ireland, Bud applied to the NYU School of the Arts, now known as Tisch. Unfortunately, the acting department was full but after seeing Bud's art portfolio he was admitted as a scenic design major in 1967. Bud continued to study with Bill Hickey and secretly began to work in commercials, - off...

Significant features of Bud Cort

Soft-spoken voice
Chameleon-like ability to inhabit his characters in a completely brilliant and inimitable way.

What movies did Bud Cort play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Ted & Venus (1991) , Hotels - Geschichte und Geschichten ,
Actors Filmography
Affections (2016) , The Little Prince (2015) The King, Dream Corp LLC (2014) Carl Kwarts, Eagleheart (2012) Gleeko, Funny or Die Presents... (2010) Robert Rubbie, Criminal Minds (2010) Roger Roycewood, Ugly Betty (2007) Priest, The Number 23 (2007) Dr. Sirius Leary, Justice League Unlimited (2006) Toyman / Winslow Schott, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Bill Ubell, The Big Empty (2003) Neely, Static Shock (2003) Winslow Schott / Toyman, Made...

Birth information

29 March 1948 New Rochelle, New York, USA

Given Name

Walter Edward Cox

How tall is Bud Cort?

1.75 m

Life Story of Bud Cort

Bud Cort, American actor/comedian, was born Walter Edward Cox in New Rochelle, New York. The second of five children, he grew up in Rye, New York, the son of Joseph P. Cox, an orchestra leader, pianist, and owner of a successful men's clothing store in Rye, and Alma M. Court a former newspaper and Life magazine reporter and an executive asst. at M.G.M. in New York City. From early childhood on, Bud displayed a remarkable acting ability and appeared in countless school plays and community theatre. Also a talented painter, he earned extra money doing portraits at art fairs and by commission to the people in Rye. However, he knew acting was his real dream and began riding trains into New York City at the age of 14 to begin studying with his first teacher Bill Hickey at the HB Studios in Greenwich Village.

Upon graduation from Iona Prep School run by the Christian Brothers of Ireland, Bud applied to the NYU School of the Arts, now known as Tisch. Unfortunately, the acting department was full but after seeing Bud's art portfolio he was admitted as a scenic design major in 1967. Bud continued to study with Bill Hickey and secretly began to work in commercials, - off...

Significant features of Bud Cort

Soft-spoken voice
Chameleon-like ability to inhabit his characters in a completely brilliant and inimitable way.

What movies did Bud Cort play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Ted & Venus (1991) , Hotels - Geschichte und Geschichten ,
Actors Filmography
Affections (2016) , The Little Prince (2015) The King, Dream Corp LLC (2014) Carl Kwarts, Eagleheart (2012) Gleeko, Funny or Die Presents... (2010) Robert Rubbie, Criminal Minds (2010) Roger Roycewood, Ugly Betty (2007) Priest, The Number 23 (2007) Dr. Sirius Leary, Justice League Unlimited (2006) Toyman / Winslow Schott, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Bill Ubell, The Big Empty (2003) Neely, Static Shock (2003) Winslow Schott / Toyman, Made...

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Robert Duvall, Bud Cort, Rene Auberjonois, Carl Gottlieb, etc.

He is a founding member of the L.A. Classical Theatre.

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Bob Balaban, Bud Cort, and Bruce Davison in Blutige Erdbeeren (1970)

Was a close friend of Orson Welles and Ruth Gordon, and is very good friends with Sally Kellerman.

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Bud Cort in Verhext nochmal! (1987)

When asked who he wanted to play Maude in Harold and Maude (1971), he suggested Greta Garbo.

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Bud Cort in The Chocolate War (1988)

Changed his name from Walter Edward Cox to Bud Cort when he realized he could not share his name with well-known character actor Wally Cox. He chose "Bud," as it was a nickname he'd been called, and "Cort" derived from his mother's maiden name, being Court, and the Cort Theatre in New York City.

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Bud Cort in Brain Dead (1990)

In the 1980s, he owned a Boston Terrier named Lillian.

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Bud Cort and Peter Cushing in Son of Hitler (1979)

Product of a strict Catholic upbringing and education he spent nine years with the Sisters of Charity, and four years with the Christian Brothers of Ireland.

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Bud Cort and Sally Kellerman in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

Used to live on 12th Street and Second Avenue in New York City.

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Bud Cort in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

Used to have a band who called themselves "Bud Cort and the Medflies." They occasionally performed at a "night spot" on the Sunset Strip in L.A. and at The Roxy Theatre.

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Bud Cort in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

For eight months was a member of the psychedelic, 1960s spiritual group "The Source" and worked at a health food store.

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Bud Cort in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

As a child, Bud visited his great-grandmother every summer in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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Bud Cort and Shelley Duvall in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

For a time, Judy Engles performed stand-up comedy with Bud Cort at the "Upstairs At The Downstairs" theatre, where director Robert Altman supposedly discovered him.

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Bud Cort and Shelley Duvall in Auch Vögel können töten (1970)

Resides in a home built in the 1920s, composed of parts from a ship, and formerly owned by Jack London.

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

First used the name "Bud Cort" when applying for an Equity card.

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

Had three great-grandfathers, all of whom were fishermen and lost at sea.

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

As a cabaret singer, Bud has performed all over the world. People still talk about his opening night at the Roxy Nite Club on Sunset Blvd where he performed with three back up singers called "The Medflies" in front of a packed house including Mick Jagger, Marisa Berenson, Richard Gere, and other Hollywood royalty.

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

He has played the same character (Winslow P. Schott, Jr. / Toyman) in three different series: Superman: The Animated Series (1996), Static Shock (2000) and Justice League (2001).

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort, and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Vivian Pickles in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Vivian Pickles in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and G. Wood in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Vivian Pickles in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Tom Skerritt, Donald Sutherland, Bud Cort, Elliott Gould, Rene Auberjonois, Timothy Brown, etc.

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Bill Paxton, Bill Pullman, Bud Cort, and George Kennedy in Brain Dead (1990)

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Bud Cort, Judy Engles, and Vivian Pickles in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort, Ruth Gordon, and Charles Tyner in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Hal Ashby, Bud Cort, Ruth Gordon, and Charles Tyner in Harold und Maude (1971)

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Bud Cort in Harold und Maude (1971)

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