Brian Cox

Actor | * 06/01/1946 (77) | Dundee, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK))
Brian Denis Cox (born 1 June 1946) is a Scottish actor. A classically trained Shakespearean actor, he is known for leading performances on stage and television, as well as supporting roles in film. His numerous accolades include two Laurence Olivier Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award as well as a nomination for a British Academy Television Award. In 2003, he was appointed to the Order of the British Empire at the rank of Commander. Empire magazine awarded him the Empire Icon Award in 2006, and the UK Film Council named him one of the top 10 powerful British film stars in Hollywood in 2007. Cox trained at the Dundee Repertory Theatre before becoming a founding member of Royal Lyceum Theatre. He went on to train as a Shakespearean actor, starring in numerous productions with the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. Cox received two Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Actor for his roles in Rat in the Skull (1984) for the Royal Court and Titus Andronicus (1988). He received two more Olivier Award nominations for Misalliance (1986) and Fashion (1988). Known as a character actor in film, he played Robert McKe... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Brian Cox

Laurence Olivier Awards Commander of The Order of The British Empire Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama Den Spillende Faun Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Sitges Film Festival Best Actor Award Order of the British Empire Golden Globe Awards Primetime Emmy Awards
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Movies with Brian Cox as Actor(158)

as Helm Hammerhand (voice)2024 The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim
as Jaan Vari2024 Little Wing
as Narrator (voice)2023 Quasi
as himself2022 Bonnie
as Nick Booker2022 The Independent
as Rivers2021 Separation
as Narrator (voice)2021 Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story
as Father (Voice)2020 Lawrence After Arabia
as Milton2020 The Bay of Silence
as Bill2019 Strange but True
as Shane2019 Remember Me
as Father Reilly2019 The Last Right
as Rory MacNeil2019 The Etruscan Smile
as Henry2019 Pretenders
as voice2018 Widdershins
as Captain O'Hagan2018 Super Troopers 2
as Winston Churchill2017 Churchill
as Conrad (UK & US) / Crunch (UK & US) (voice)2017 Bob the Builder: Mega Machines - The Movie
as Tommy Tilden2016 The Autopsy of Jane Doe
as Sir Michael2016 The Carer
as Jim Bryce2016 Morgan
as Admiral Porter2015 Pixels
as James McCurdy2015 Forsaken
as Narrator2015 Pacific Warriors
as Dr. Langham2014 The Anomaly
as Sebastian2013 Anna
as Alan Watts (voice)2013 Her
as Edgar Hoover2013 The Curse of Edgar
as Harold Blumenthal2013 Blumenthal
as Ivan2013 RED 2
as Matt Busby2013 Believe
as Sydney Newman2013 An Adventure in Space and Time
as Wally2012 Wide Blue Yonder
as Lenny Fairburn2012 Blood
as Raymond2012 The Campaign
as Irving2011 The Key Man
as Gerry2011 The Veteran
as Malcolm Young (voice)2011 Exit Humanity
as Albany2011 Ironclad
as Menenius2011 Coriolanus
as Reverend Kalahan2010 As Good As Dead
as Ivan Simanov2010 RED
as Action 12 Reporter (voice)2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
as Van Doren2009 Tell-Tale
as Green Dragon (voice)2009 Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword
as Jacques2009 The Good Heart
as Frank Perry2008 The Escapist
as Spanners (voice)2008 Agent Crush
as Daniel Tennant2008 Shoot on Sight
as Avery Ludlow2008 Red
as General Hemmer (voice)2007 Battle for Terra
as Mr. Kreeg2007 Trick 'r Treat
as Melvin Belli2007 Zodiac
as Old Angus2007 The Water Horse
as Dr. Hunt2007 A Woman in Winter
as Drosselmeyer2007 The Secret of the Nutcracker
as Dr. Finch2006 Running with Scissors
as Douglas Baxter2006 The Flying Scotsman
as Joe Reisert2005 Red Eye
as Narrator2005 Hitler in Colour
as Narrator2005 Japan's War In Colour
as Dr. Robert Smith2005 Blue/Orange
as Gary Barker2005 The Ringer
as Alec Hewett2005 Match Point
as Tobias2004 The Reckoning
as King Agamemnon2004 Troy
as himself2004 Murder by Numbers
as Ward Abbott2004 The Bourne Supremacy
as Captain Oakes2003 Sin
as William Stryker2003 X2
as Cyr2002 Bug
as Ward Abbott2002 The Bourne Identity
as Michael O'Mara2002 The Biographer
as Jim Morris Sr.2002 The Rookie
as Richard Morgan2002 The Ring
as Robert McKee2002 Adaptation.
as James Brogan2002 25th Hour
as Big John Harrigan2001 L.I.E.
as Chisolm2001 Strictly Sinatra
as Captain O'Hagan2001 Super Troopers
as himself2001 Inside 'Manhunter'
as Minister Breteuil2001 The Affair of the Necklace
as Martin Smith2000 A Shot at Glory
as Lord Morton2000 Longitude
as George Beneventi2000 Saltwater
as Inspector McDunn2000 Complicity
as Sidney McLoughlin2000 Mad About Mambo
as Herman Wilhelm Goering2000 Nuremberg
as Sean Wallace1999 The Corruptor
as Gary Wheeler1999 For Love of the Game
as Doug1999 The Minus Man
as Dr. Nelson Guggenheim1998 Rushmore
as Uncle Vladimir1998 Merchants of Venus
as Captain Jeremiah Cassidy1998 Desperate Measures
as Clayton Blackstone1998 Poodle Springs
as Joe Hamill1997 The Boxer
as Chief Hatfield, Durham P.D.1997 Kiss the Girls
as Aneurin Bevan1997 Food for Ravens
as Mr. Smith1996 The Glimmer Man
as Lyman Earl Collier1996 Chain Reaction
as Dr. Nathan Waldman1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight
as Argyle Wallace1995 Braveheart
as Killearn1995 Rob Roy
as Charlie King1994 The Negotiator
as Angus McTeague1994 Iron Will
as Colonel Yevgeni Grushko1994 Grushko
as Narrator (voice)1994 The Maltese Double Cross
as Aethelwine1994 Royal Deceit
as Major Michael Hogan1993 Sharpe's Rifles
as Major Michael Hogan1993 Sharpe's Eagle
as Owen Benjamin1992 The Lost Language of Cranes
as Macbeth (voice)1992 Macbeth
as Carlton Heard1992 Deceptions
as Geoffrey Harrison1991 Red Fox
as Andrew Neil1990 Secret Weapon
as Peter Kerrigan1990 Hidden Agenda
as Voronov1989 Murder on the Moon
as Voiceover Narrator1988 Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
as Dr. Hannibal Lecktor1986 Manhunter
as Johann Sebastian Bach1985 The Cantor of St Thomas's
as Dr. McGregor1985 Florence Nightingale
as Father Góra1984 Pope John Paul II
as Burgundy1983 King Lear
as Dr. Gillespie1982 A Cotswold Death
as Young Laird1982 The Privilege
as George Simpson1976 Clay, Smeddum and Greenden
as Steven Shaw1975 In Celebration
as Alsemero1974 The Changeling
as Trotsky1971 Nicholas and Alexandra

TV Shows/Series with Brian Cox as Actor(56)

as The Controller2023 007: Road to a Million
as Niander Wallace Sr. (voice)2021 Blade Runner: Black Lotus
as Death (voice)2019 Good Omens
as Logan Roy2018 Succession
as Bernardo Guadagni2016 Medici: Masters of Florence
as Mikhail Kutuzov2016 War and Peace
as Manolis2015 The Slap
as Daddy2014 The Game
as Rev. Andrew Clark2014 The Great War: The People's Story
as Jared Talbot2014 Penny Dreadful
as Bob Servant2013 Bob Servant
as Magnus Bain2013 Shetland
as The Mechanic2012 Tooned
as Harry Montebello2012 The Straits
as Bill Ball2012 A Touch of Cloth
as Captain Sharp2011 The Sinking of the Laconia
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Self - Guest2006 The One Show
as Sydney Newman2005 Doctor Who
2004 Lost
as Jack Langrishe2004 Deadwood
as himself2002 Top Gear
as himself2001 Richard & Judy
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Dr. Earl Garver (voice)1996 Superman: The Animated Series
as Major Hogan1993 Sharpe
as Harry Moon1993 Frasier
as Macbeth (voice)1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
as Edward Hoyland1992 The Big Battalions
as Kostas Becker (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as The King1988 Red Dwarf
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as Michael Steppings1987 Inspector Morse
as King Lear1987 French & Saunders
as Laurent LeClaire1980 Thérèse Raquin
as Frank1979 Minder
as Self - Panellist1979 Question Time
as Henry II of England1978 The Devil's Crown
as McGrath1978 Out
as himself1971 Great Performances

Movies with Brian Cox as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2024 Little Wing
Production/Associate Producer2008 Red

TV Shows/Series with Brian Cox as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1997 Oz

Additional Information

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Full Name: Brian Cox
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 06/01 1946 (June) in Dundee, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 77 years + 327 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Nicole Ansari
Children: Alan Cox
Other names for Brian Cox (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Brian Denis Cox"
"Брайан Кокс"
"برایان کاکس"
"Brian Cox CBE"
Brian Cox frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (42x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Paul Kasey (20x, Actor)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Patrick Stewart (13x, Actor)
Jon Stewart (13x, Actor)
Helen Mirren (12x, Actress)
Alan Cumming (12x, Actor)
Stephen Colbert (12x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (12x, Actor)
Jay Chandrasekhar (10x, Crew)

Other people with this name: Brian Cox, Brian Cox (US), Brian Cox (GB)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:998, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/17/2024