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Brian Cox

​Brian Denis Cox, CBE (born 1 June 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.

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Jun 1, 1946 In Dundee, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Pretenders
Latest Project:
Series Succession 2018-06-03
Known For
Poster of Penny Dreadful
Poster of Tooned
Poster of Lost
Movie Pretenders 2020
Movie The Etruscan Smile Rory MacNeil 2018-04-12
Movie Super Troopers 2 Captain O'Hagan 2018-04-19
Series Succession Logan Roy 2018-06-03
Movie Bob the Builder: Mega Machines Crunch 2017-06-15
Movie Churchill Winston Churchill 2017-05-25
Series War and Peace General Mikhail Kutuzov 2016-01-03
Movie The Carer Sir Michael 2016-06-05
Movie The Entire Universe Presenter 2016-12-26
Movie Morgan Jim Bryce 2016-09-01
Movie The Autopsy of Jane Doe Tommy Tilden 2016-12-21
Movie Absolutely Anything Himself 2015-06-26
Series The Slap Manolis 2015-02-12
Movie Forsaken James McCurdy 2015-09-16
Movie Pixels Admiral Porter 2015-07-16
Movie The Anomaly Dr. Langham 2014-06-19
Series Penny Dreadful Jared Talbot 2014-05-11
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself 2014-07-20
Series The Great War: The People's Story Rev. Andrew Clark 2014-08-10
Movie The Jesuit 2014-12-31
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live Himself 2014-11-13
Movie Brian Cox: Space, Time & Videotape 2014-11-09
Series The Game Daddy 2014-11-05
Movie Scotland In A Day 2014-09-18
Movie RED 2 Ivan 2013-07-18
Series Bob Servant Bob Servant 2013-01-23
Movie Blumenthal Harold Blumenthal 2013-08-03
Series Shetland Magnus Bain 2013-03-10
Movie An Adventure in Space and Time Sydney Newman 2013-11-21
Movie Believe Matt Busby 2013-09-27
Movie The Curse of Edgar Edgar Hoover 2013-10-27
Movie Mindscape Sebastian 2013-10-13
Movie Her Alan Watts (voice) 2013-12-18
Movie I Missed My Mother's Funeral Old Man 2012-01-01
Series The Straits Harry Montebello 2012-02-02
Series Tooned The Mechanic 2012-07-08
Movie Blood Lenny Fairburn 2012-10-09
Series A Touch of Cloth Bill Ball 2012-08-26
Movie The Campaign Raymond 2012-08-09
Movie Coriolanus Menenius 2011-02-14
Series Stargazing Live Co-Presenter 2011-01-03
Movie Ironclad Albany 2011-03-03
Series The Sinking of the Laconia Captain Sharp, RMS Laconia 2011-01-06
Movie The Key Man Irving 2011-02-18
Movie A Night with the Stars Himself - Presenter 2011-12-18
Movie The Veteran Gerry 2011-04-29
Movie Exit Humanity Malcolm Young (voice) 2011-10-16
Movie Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Glover 2011-09-10
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes John Landon 2011-08-03
Movie The Revelation of the Pyramids Narrator 2010-02-10
Movie As Good As Dead Reverend Kalahan 2010-01-25
Movie On Expenses 2010-02-23
Movie RED Ivan Simanov 2010-10-13
Movie The Invocation Himself 2010-09-01
Movie Tell-Tale Van Doren 2009-04-24
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword Green Dragon (voice) 2009-04-07
Series The Take Ozzy 2009-06-17
Movie The Good Heart Jacques 2009-09-11
Series The Day of the Triffids Dennis Masen 2009-12-28
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Action 12 Reporter (voice) 2009-10-23
Movie The Escapist Frank Perry 2008-06-20
Movie Agent Crush Spanners (voice) 2008-01-01
Series The Colour of Magic Erzähler 2008-03-23
Movie Red Avery Ludlow 2008-08-08
Movie The Big Bang Machine Presenter 2008-08-23
Movie Shoot on Sight Daniel Tennant 2008-08-22
Movie Zodiac Melvin Belli 2007-03-02
Movie Battle for Terra General Hemmer (voice) 2007-09-06
Movie A Woman in Winter Dr. Hunt 2007-04-09
Movie Trick 'r Treat Mr. Kreeg 2007-12-07
Movie The Water Horse Old Angus 2007-12-25
Movie The Secret of the Nutcracker Drosselmeyer 2007-12-23
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie The Flying Scotsman Douglas Baxter 2006-08-16
Movie Running with Scissors Dr. Finch 2006-10-27
Movie Hitler in Colour Narrator 2005-04-30
Movie End Day Himself - Manchester University (as Dr. Brian Cox) 2005-04-21
Movie Red Eye Joe Reisert 2005-08-04
Movie The Ringer Gary Barker 2005-12-23
Movie The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle Joseph Bell 2005-09-08
Movie Match Point Alec Hewett 2005-10-26
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Deadwood Unknown 2004-03-21
Movie The Bourne Supremacy Ward Abbott 2004-07-23
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie Troy King Agamemnon 2004-05-03
Movie Sin Captain Oakes 2003-01-01
Movie X2 William Stryker 2003-04-24
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Himself 2003-11-25
Movie The Reckoning Tobias 2003-08-06
Movie Japan's War In Colour Narrator 2003-12-31
Series One Life Unknown 2003-09-24
Movie The Rookie Jim Morris Sr. 2002-03-25
Movie Raszputyin - Ördög az emberben 2002-02-12
Movie Bug Cyr 2002-02-28
Movie The Bourne Identity Ward Abbott 2002-06-14
Movie 25th Hour James Brogan 2002-12-16
Movie The Ring Richard Morgan 2002-10-18
Movie Adaptation. Robert McKee 2002-12-06
Series Top Gear Himself 2002-10-20
Movie Super Troopers Captain O'Hagan 2001-01-18
Movie L.I.E. Big John Harrigan 2001-01-20
Movie Inside 'Manhunter' Himself 2001-02-13
Movie Strictly Sinatra Chisolm 2001-06-29
Movie The Affair of the Necklace Minister Breteuil 2001-11-20
Movie Mad About Mambo Sidney McLoughlin 2000-04-04
Movie Longitude Lord Morton 2000-01-13
Movie A Shot at Glory Martin Smith 2000-05-03
Movie 1939-1945: The Seven Years That Shook the World 2000-01-01
Movie Saltwater George Beneventi 2000-09-29
Movie Complicity Inspector McDunn 2000-05-06
Series Nuremberg Herman Wilhelm Goering 2000-07-16
Movie Nuremberg Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring 2000-07-16
Movie The Minus Man Doug 1999-02-25
Movie The Corruptor Sean Wallace 1999-03-12
Movie For Love of the Game Gary Wheeler 1999-09-17
Movie Desperate Measures Captain Jeremiah Cassidy 1998-01-30
Movie Rushmore Dr. Nelson Guggenheim 1998-12-11
Movie The Boxer Joe Hamill 1997-12-31
Movie The Glimmer Man Mr. Smith 1996-10-04
Movie Chain Reaction Lyman Earl Collier 1996-08-02
Movie Braveheart Argyle Wallace 1995-05-24
Movie Rob Roy Killearn 1995-04-13
Movie Murder on the Moon Voronov 1989-01-01
Movie King Lear Burgundy 1983-04-03
Series The Devil's Crown Henry II of England 1978-04-30
Series Out 1978-07-24
Movie Nicholas and Alexandra Trotsky 1971-11-29