Brian Cox

Biography

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 X-Men 2 (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.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Super Troopers 2 April 20, 2018
The Ring October 18, 2002
The Bourne Supremacy July 23, 2004
The Bourne Identity June 14, 2002
The Autopsy of Jane Doe December 21, 2016
Rise of the Planet of the Apes September 23, 2011
Zodiac May 18, 2007
Troy May 21, 2004
X-Men 2 April 30, 2003
The Autopsy of Jane Doe – Autopsy March 8, 2017