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Brian Cox

Born: 1946

Biography

​Brian Denis Cox, CBE (born June 1, 1946) is a Scottish actor. He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He has also appeared in many Hollywood productions playing parts such as Dr. Guggenheim in Rushmore and William Stryker in X2. He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in the 1986 production Manhunter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Cox , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Dundee, Scotland, UK

Resources

Movies

The Good Heart

Jacques in The Good Heart

Trick 'r Treat

Mr. Kreeg in Trick 'r Treat

Red

Avery Ludlow in Red

The Escapist

Frank Perry in The Escapist

Japan's War In Colour

Narrator in Japan's War In Colour

The Secret of the Nutcracker

Drosselmeyer in The Secret of the Nutcracker

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Voiceover Narrator in Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

The Lost Language of Cranes

Owen Benjamin in The Lost Language of Cranes

The Cutter

in The Cutter

The Curse of Edgar

Edgar Hoover in The Curse of Edgar

Hitler in Colour

Narrator in Hitler in Colour

Smallpox 2002: Silent Weapon

Narrator in Smallpox 2002: Silent Weapon

Churchill

Winston Churchill in Churchill

The Carer

Sir Michael in The Carer

Rasputin: The Devil in the Flesh

Narrator in Rasputin: The Devil in the Flesh

Food for Ravens

Aneurin Bevan in Food for Ravens

Blue/Orange

Dr. Robert Smith in Blue/Orange

Rat in the Skull

Detective Inspector Nelson in Rat in the Skull

Vegalta: Soccer, Tsunami and the Hope of a Nation

Narrator in Vegalta: Soccer, Tsunami and the Hope of a Nation

Pacific Warriors

Narrator in Pacific Warriors

Aleister Crowley - The Wickedest Man in the World

Narrator in Aleister Crowley - The Wickedest Man in the World

The Etruscan Smile

Rory MacNeil in The Etruscan Smile

Kubrick by Candlelight

The Narrator in Kubrick by Candlelight

The Invention of Dr. Morel

Dr. Morel in The Invention of Dr. Morel

The Cantor of St Thomas's

Johann Sebastian Bach in The Cantor of St Thomas's

Wide Blue Yonder

Wally in Wide Blue Yonder

The Last Right

Father Reilly in The Last Right

Lawrence After Arabia

Father (Voice) in Lawrence After Arabia

Grushko

Colonel Yevgeni Grushko in Grushko

The Negotiator

Charlie King in The Negotiator

Widdershins

voice in Widdershins

Andrew Carnegie: Rags to Riches, Power to Peace

Andrew Carnegie (voice) in Andrew Carnegie: Rags to Riches, Power to Peace

John Rebus: The Lockdown Blues

John Rebus in John Rebus: The Lockdown Blues

An Evening with Brian Cox

Himself in An Evening with Brian Cox

Separation

Rivers in Separation

Mending the Line

Ike Fletcher in Mending the Line

Brian Cox on Acting in Tragedy

Self in Brian Cox on Acting in Tragedy

The Maltese Double Cross

Narrator (voice) in The Maltese Double Cross

The Privilege

Young Laird in The Privilege

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

Helm Hammerhand (voice) in The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

A Modern Magician

The Voice in A Modern Magician

The Trials of Henry Kissinger

in The Trials of Henry Kissinger

Shoot for the Sun

Dunny in Shoot for the Sun

The Planets

in The Planets

An Interview with Brian Cox

Himself in An Interview with Brian Cox

Quasi

Narrator (voice) in Quasi

Brian Cox's Jute Journey

Self in Brian Cox's Jute Journey

Ordinary Men: The

Self - Narrator (voice) in Ordinary Men: The "Forgotten Holocaust"

Complicity

Inspector McDunn in Complicity

Bug

Cyr in Bug

The Ringer

Gary Barker in The Ringer

The Boxer

Joe Hamill in The Boxer

Hidden Agenda

Peter Kerrigan in Hidden Agenda

Sharpe's Eagle

Major Michael Hogan in Sharpe's Eagle

Sharpe's Rifles

Major Michael Hogan in Sharpe's Rifles

The Key Man

Irving in The Key Man

The Year of the Sex Olympics

Lasar Opie in The Year of the Sex Olympics

In Celebration

Steven Shaw in In Celebration

The Cloning of Joanna May

Carl May in The Cloning of Joanna May

On Expenses

in On Expenses

I Missed My Mother's Funeral

Old Man in I Missed My Mother's Funeral

Six Characters in Search of An Author

The Director in Six Characters in Search of An Author

Believe

Matt Busby in Believe

Exit Humanity

Malcolm Young (voice) in Exit Humanity

As Good As Dead

Reverend Kalahan in As Good As Dead

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Tommy Tilden in The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Scotland In A Day

in Scotland In A Day

Saltwater

George Beneventi in Saltwater

Battle for Terra

General Hemmer (voice) in Battle for Terra

Home Cooking

Vic in Home Cooking

Gramsci: Everything that Concerns People

Narrator in Gramsci: Everything that Concerns People

Prisoner's Daughter

Max in Prisoner's Daughter

The Independent

Nick Booker in The Independent

Deceptions

Carlton Heard in Deceptions

Murder by Numbers

Self in Murder by Numbers

The Blasphemers' Banquet

Rev. Wallace (voice) in The Blasphemers' Banquet

Darcey Bussell: My Life on the BBC

Self in Darcey Bussell: My Life on the BBC

The Making of 'Hidden Agenda'

self in The Making of 'Hidden Agenda'

The Bourne Supremacy

Ward Abbott in The Bourne Supremacy

The Minus Man

Doug in The Minus Man

Red Eye

Joe Reisert in Red Eye

Running with Scissors

Dr. Finch in Running with Scissors

Iron Will

Angus McTeague in Iron Will

Desperate Measures

Captain Jeremiah Cassidy in Desperate Measures

Tell-Tale

Van Doren in Tell-Tale

Mad About Mambo

Sidney McLoughlin in Mad About Mambo

King Lear

Burgundy in King Lear

L.I.E.

Big John Harrigan in L.I.E.

The Veteran

Gerry in The Veteran

Strictly Sinatra

Chisolm in Strictly Sinatra

Anna

Sebastian in Anna

The Changeling

Alsemero in The Changeling

The Anomaly

Dr. Langham in The Anomaly

Red Fox

Geoffrey Harrison in Red Fox

Agent Crush

Spanners (voice) in Agent Crush

Sin

Captain Oakes in Sin

Bob the Builder: Mega Machines - The Movie

Conrad (UK & US) / Crunch (UK & US) (voice) in Bob the Builder: Mega Machines - The Movie

The Bay of Silence

Milton in The Bay of Silence

The Parenting

in The Parenting

The Electric State

in The Electric State

Little Wing

Jaan in Little Wing

Match Point

Alec Hewett in Match Point

The Ring

Richard Morgan in The Ring

Troy

King Agamemnon in Troy

Manhunter

Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter

The Reckoning

Tobias in The Reckoning

The Glimmer Man

Mr. Smith in The Glimmer Man

Royal Deceit

Aethelwine in Royal Deceit

Blood

Lenny Fairburn in Blood

An Adventure in Space and Time

Sydney Newman in An Adventure in Space and Time

The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle

Joseph Bell in The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle

Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun

Jack Purves in Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun

Forsaken

James McCurdy in Forsaken

Pretenders

Henry in Pretenders

The Biographer

Michael O'Mara in The Biographer

Peter O'Toole: Along the Sky Road to Aqaba

Self in Peter O'Toole: Along the Sky Road to Aqaba

Poodle Springs

Clayton Blackstone in Poodle Springs

The Bourne Identity

Ward Abbott in The Bourne Identity

Rushmore

Dr. Nelson Guggenheim in Rushmore

Ironclad

Albany in Ironclad

Super Troopers

Captain O'Hagan in Super Troopers

The Affair of the Necklace

Minister Breteuil in The Affair of the Necklace

A Woman in Winter

Dr. Hunt in A Woman in Winter

Inside 'Manhunter'

Himself in Inside 'Manhunter'

Blumenthal

Harold Blumenthal in Blumenthal

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

John Landon in Rise of the Planet of the Apes

For Love of the Game

Gary Wheeler in For Love of the Game

Murder on the Moon

Voronov in Murder on the Moon

A Shot at Glory

Martin Smith in A Shot at Glory

Merchants of Venus

Uncle Vladimir in Merchants of Venus

Strange but True

Bill in Strange but True

Remember Me

Shane in Remember Me

Carry on Ken

in Carry on Ken

The Glove

in The Glove

Bonnie

Self in Bonnie

25th Hour

James Brogan in 25th Hour

The Long Kiss Goodnight

Dr. Nathan Waldman in The Long Kiss Goodnight

Rob Roy

Killearn in Rob Roy

Chain Reaction

Lyman Earl Collier in Chain Reaction

The Rookie

Jim Morris Sr. in The Rookie

The Flying Scotsman

Douglas Baxter in The Flying Scotsman

Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster

Glover in Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster

Shoot on Sight

Daniel Tennant in Shoot on Sight

Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

Green Dragon (voice) in Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

The Water Horse

Old Angus in The Water Horse

Pixels

Admiral Porter in Pixels

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Other Voices (voice) in Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Secret Weapon

Andrew Neil in Secret Weapon

The Outsiders

Gabriel in The Outsiders

Ukraine: Answering the Call

Self in Ukraine: Answering the Call

Pope John Paul II

Father Góra in Pope John Paul II

Zodiac

Melvin Belli in Zodiac

Kiss the Girls

Chief Hatfield, Durham P.D. in Kiss the Girls

RED

Ivan Simanov in RED

Coriolanus

Menenius in Coriolanus

Last Moment of Clarity

Gilles in Last Moment of Clarity

A Knight in Tarnished Armour

Nelson in A Knight in Tarnished Armour

Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story

Narrator (voice) in Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story

Ooh the Banter!

Self (archive footage) in Ooh the Banter!

Nuremberg

in Nuremberg

Longitude

Lord Morton in Longitude

The Campaign

Raymond in The Campaign

RED 2

Ivan in RED 2

Florence Nightingale

Dr. McGregor in Florence Nightingale

The Corruptor

Sean Wallace in The Corruptor

X2

William Stryker in X2

Super Troopers 2

Captain O'Hagan in Super Troopers 2

A Cotswold Death

Dr. Gillespie in A Cotswold Death

Morgan

Jim Bryce in Morgan

The Evolution of an American Filmmaker

Self in The Evolution of an American Filmmaker

Her

Alan Watts (voice) in Her

The Gospel of John

Narrator (voice) – King James Version in The Gospel of John

Witness Against Hitler

Judge Freisler in Witness Against Hitler

Braveheart

Argyle Wallace in Braveheart

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Action 12 Reporter (voice) in Fantastic Mr. Fox

Clay, Smeddum and Greenden

George Simpson in Clay, Smeddum and Greenden

Nicholas and Alexandra

Trotsky in Nicholas and Alexandra

Adaptation.

Robert McKee in Adaptation.

TV Shows

Deadwood

Jack Langrishe in Deadwood

Inspector Morse

Michael Steppings in Inspector Morse

Richard & Judy

Self in Richard & Judy

Superman: The Animated Series

Dr. Earl Garver (voice) in Superman: The Animated Series

Lost

in Lost

Nuremberg

Herman Wilhelm Goering in Nuremberg

Red Dwarf

The King in Red Dwarf

The Take

Ozzy in The Take

The Devil's Crown

Henry II of England in The Devil's Crown

A Touch of Cloth

in A Touch of Cloth

The Tony Danza Show

Self in The Tony Danza Show

Shetland

Magnus Bain in Shetland

French & Saunders

King Lear in French & Saunders

The One Show

Self - Guest in The One Show

Minder

Frank in Minder

The Colbert Report

in The Colbert Report

Frasier

Harry Moon in Frasier

Van der Valk

Stefan Szabo in Van der Valk

Play for Today

in Play for Today

One Life

in One Life

The Straits

Harry Montebello in The Straits

Hammer House of Horror

Chuck in Hammer House of Horror

The Colour of Magic

Narrator in The Colour of Magic

Tooned

The Mechanic in Tooned

A Touch of Cloth

Bill Ball in A Touch of Cloth

The Slap

Manolis in The Slap

The Game

Daddy in The Game

Sharpe

Major Hogan in Sharpe

War and Peace

Mikhail Kutuzov in War and Peace

Bob Servant

Bob Servant in Bob Servant

Top Gear

Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car in Top Gear

The Graham Norton Show

Self in The Graham Norton Show

Thérèse Raquin

Laurent LeClaire in Thérèse Raquin

The Great War: The People's Story

Rev. Andrew Clark in The Great War: The People's Story

Succession

Logan Roy in Succession

The Day of the Triffids

Dennis Masen in The Day of the Triffids

The Sinking of the Laconia

Captain Sharp in The Sinking of the Laconia

Medici: Masters of Florence

Bernardo Guadagni in Medici: Masters of Florence

Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Himself - Panellist in Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Real Time with Bill Maher

Self in Real Time with Bill Maher

Great Performances

Self in Great Performances

Out

McGrath in Out

Question Time

Self - Panellist in Question Time

The Big Battalions

Edward Hoyland in The Big Battalions

Acting

in Acting

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Self in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Simpsons

Kostas Becker (voice) in The Simpsons

LIVE with Kelly and Mark

Self - Guest in LIVE with Kelly and Mark

Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Niander Wallace Sr. (voice) in Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Piers Morgan Uncensored

Self in Piers Morgan Uncensored

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

God in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The Daily Show

Self in The Daily Show

Longitude

Lord Morton in Longitude

Addicted to Pleasure

Self - Host in Addicted to Pleasure

Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg

Self – Actor in Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

Macbeth (voice) in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

Doctor Who

Sydney Newman in Doctor Who

The Jonathan Ross Show

Self in The Jonathan Ross Show

Carpool Karaoke: The Series

Self in Carpool Karaoke: The Series

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Unnatural Causes

Vic in Unnatural Causes

Performance

The Director in Performance

Perfect Scoundrels

Father Amedy in Perfect Scoundrels

Brian Cox: How The Other Half Live

Presenter in Brian Cox: How The Other Half Live

Penny Dreadful

Jared Talbot in Penny Dreadful

Good Omens

Death (voice) in Good Omens

007: Road to a Million

The Controller in 007: Road to a Million

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Self in Late Night with Seth Meyers

Brian Cox's Russia

Host in Brian Cox's Russia

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Made of Money with Brian Cox

in Made of Money with Brian Cox

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

Self in Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

007的百万美金之路

in 007的百万美金之路

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Anubis (voice) in Aqua Teen Hunger Force

The Russell Howard Hour

Self in The Russell Howard Hour

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Self - Participant in Celebrity Antiques Road Trip