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Alex Cox

Born: 1954

Biography

Alexander Cox (born in Bebington, Merseyside, 15 December 1954) is a British film director, screenwriter, nonfiction author and sometime actor, notable for his idiosyncratic style and approach to scripts. Cox experienced success early in his career with Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, but since the release and commercial failure of Walker, he has focused his career on independent movies of steadily declining budgets, championing the increased individual creative freedom that comes with lower production investment.
Known For Directing
Gender Male
Place of Birth Liverpool, England, UK

Resources

Movies

Doc of the Dead

in Doc of the Dead

David Cronenberg and the Cinema of the Extreme

Himself in David Cronenberg and the Cinema of the Extreme

Bringing Godzilla Down to Size: The Art of Japanese Special Effects

Narrator in Bringing Godzilla Down to Size: The Art of Japanese Special Effects

England's Glory

Interviewee in England's Glory

Fake News And How To Evade It

Himself (Host) in Fake News And How To Evade It

Zero Tolerance

Himself in Zero Tolerance

The Strange Case of Mr. Donnybrook's Boredom

Voice characterizations (voice) in The Strange Case of Mr. Donnybrook's Boredom

Dispatches from Nicaragua

in Dispatches from Nicaragua

Film-Related Scrap Wood Projects

Self in Film-Related Scrap Wood Projects

Mad God

Last Man in Mad God

Three Businessmen

Frank King in Three Businessmen

Emmanuelle: A Hard Look

Himself - Host in Emmanuelle: A Hard Look

Repossessed

Himself in Repossessed

The Wages of Sin

Self - Filmmaker in The Wages of Sin

An Opera of Violence

Self - Filmmaker in An Opera of Violence

Sleep Is for Sissies

Roy Rawlings (as I. Nukem) in Sleep Is for Sissies

Dominator

Bishop (voice) in Dominator

Something to Do with Death

Self - Filmmaker in Something to Do with Death

Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider

Self in Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider

The Queen of the Night

Klaus in The Queen of the Night

The Oxford Murders

Kalman in The Oxford Murders

Herod's Law

Gringo in Herod's Law

Scarred

Porno Stud in Scarred

Godzilla, King of the Monsters

in Godzilla, King of the Monsters

Rosario Tijeras

Donovan in Rosario Tijeras

Death and the Compass

Commander Borges in Death and the Compass

Quantum Cowboys

Fr. John Kino in Quantum Cowboys

Dance with the Devil

Doyle in Dance with the Devil

The Spaghetti West

Self in The Spaghetti West

I'm a Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me!

Doctor in I'm a Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me!

Kurosawa: The Last Emperor

Narrator (voice) in Kurosawa: The Last Emperor

Todo el poder

Cuervo in Todo el poder

Revengers Tragedy

Duke's Driver in Revengers Tragedy

Floundering

Photographer in Floundering

Catchfire

D.H. Lawrence (uncredited) in Catchfire

Repo Man

Carwash Attendant in Repo Man

A Wonderful World

Maestro de Ceremonias in A Wonderful World

Repo Chick

Professor in Repo Chick

Straight to Hell

A Thug in the Amazulu Band (uncredited) in Straight to Hell

Sid and Nancy

Man Sitting in Mr. Head’s Room (uncredited) in Sid and Nancy

TV Shows