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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 What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity
Latest Project:
Series Good Omens 2019-05-30
Known For
Poster of Her
Poster of Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Poster of Lost
Poster of X2
Series Good Omens Death (Voice) 2019-05-30
Movie Super Troopers 2 Captain O'Hagan 2018-04-19
Movie Churchill Winston Churchill 2017-05-25
Movie London Has Fallen Malcolm Young (voice) 2016-03-02
Movie War and Peace General Mikhail Kutuzov 2016-01-03
Series War and Peace General Mikhail Kutuzov 2016-01-03
Movie What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity Himself 2016
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 Forsaken James McCurdy 2015-09-16
Movie Absolutely Anything Himself 2015-06-26
Series The Slap Manolis 2015-02-12
Movie Pixels Admiral Porter 2015-07-16
Movie Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself 2014-07-20
Series Penny Dreadful Jared Talbot 2014-05-11
Movie The Anomaly Dr. Langham 2014-06-19
Series The Great War: The People's Story Rev. Andrew Clark 2014-08-10
Movie Scotland In A Day 2014-09-18
Movie A Walk Among the Tombstones Bob Servant 2014-09-18
Series The Game Daddy 2014-11-05
Movie Monty Python: The Meaning of Live Himself 2014-11-13
Movie The Jesuit 2014-12-31
Movie RED 2 Ivan 2013-07-18
Series Bob Servant Bob Servant 2013-01-23
Movie Bob Servant Independent Bob Servant 2013-01-23
Series Shetland Magnus Bain 2013-03-10
Movie Highland Park Minister Breteuil 2013-06-08
Movie Enough Said Lenny Fairburn 2013-09-18
Movie The Demented Action 12 Reporter (voice) 2013-07-30
Movie Her Alan Watts (voice) 2013-12-18
Movie Believe Matt Busby 2013-09-27
Movie Mindscape Sebastian 2013-10-13
Movie The Curse of Edgar Edgar Hoover 2013-10-27
Movie An Adventure in Space and Time Sydney Newman 2013-11-21
Movie Blumenthal Harold Blumenthal 2013-08-03
Series The Straits Harry Montebello 2012-02-02
Movie I Missed My Mother's Funeral Old Man 2012-01-01
Movie The Campaign Raymond 2012-08-09
Series Tooned The Mechanic 2012-07-08
Series A Touch of Cloth Bill Ball 2012-08-26
Movie Blood Lenny Fairburn 2012-10-09
Series Stargazing Live Co-Presenter 2011-01-03
Series The Sinking of the Laconia Captain Sharp, RMS Laconia 2011-01-06
Movie Coriolanus Menenius 2011-02-14
Movie The Sinking of the Laconia Captain Sharp 2011-01-06
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes John Landon 2011-08-03
Movie The Key Man Irving 2011-02-18
Movie Ironclad Albany 2011-03-03
Movie Any de Gràcia 2011-12-16
Movie Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Glover 2011-09-10
Movie Exit Humanity Malcolm Young (voice) 2011-10-16
Movie The Veteran Gerry 2011-04-29
Movie The Invocation Himself 2010-09-01
Series The Big C 2010-08-16
Movie To Hell With The Ugly Jim Morris Sr. 2010-04-23
Movie The Revelation of the Pyramids Narrator 2010-02-10
Movie As Good As Dead Reverend Kalahan 2010-01-25
Movie RED Ivan Simanov 2010-10-13
Movie The Take 2009-06-17
Movie The Twilight Saga: New Moon Captain O'Hagan 2009-03-15
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword Green Dragon (voice) 2009-04-07
Movie Tell-Tale Van Doren 2009-04-24
Series The Take Ozzy 2009-06-17
Movie Live Evil Himself 2009-09-18
Movie Turtle: The Incredible Journey General Mikhail Kutuzov 2009-10-01
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Action 12 Reporter (voice) 2009-10-23
Series The Day of the Triffids Dennis Masen 2009-12-28
Movie The Day of the Triffids Dennis Masen 2009-12-28
Movie The Good Heart Jacques 2009-09-11
Movie Shoot on Sight Daniel Tennant 2008-08-22
Movie Red Avery Ludlow 2008-08-08
Movie The Escapist Frank Perry 2008-06-20
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend Harold Blumenthal 2008-04-30
Movie The Colour of Magic Narrator (voice) 2008-03-23
Series The Colour of Magic Erzähler 2008-03-23
Movie Evilution 2008-01-01
Movie Agent Crush Spanners (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Dog Altogether Glover 2007-08-18
Movie Zodiac Melvin Belli 2007-03-02
Movie A Woman in Winter Dr. Hunt 2007-04-09
Movie Battle for Terra General Hemmer (voice) 2007-09-06
Movie Trick 'r Treat Mr. Kreeg 2007-12-07
Movie The Secret of the Nutcracker Drosselmeyer 2007-12-23
Movie The Water Horse Old Angus 2007-12-25
Movie Killa Season Aethelwine 2006-04-26
Movie The Flying Scotsman Douglas Baxter 2006-08-16
Movie Running with Scissors Dr. Finch 2006-10-27
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Heavens Fall Himself 2006-07-20
Movie Hardcore Homecoming: November Reign Major Michael Hogan 2005-11-01
Movie Match Point Alec Hewett 2005-10-26
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle Joseph Bell 2005-09-08
Movie Red Eye Joe Reisert 2005-08-04
Movie Hitler in Colour Narrator 2005-04-30
Movie Duma Argyle Wallace 2005-04-22
Movie End Day Himself - Manchester University (as Dr. Brian Cox) 2005-04-21
Movie The Ringer Gary Barker 2005-12-23
Movie Troy King Agamemnon 2004-05-03
Series Deadwood Unknown 2004-03-21
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Movie The Bourne Supremacy Ward Abbott 2004-07-23
Movie Japan's War In Colour Narrator 2003-12-31
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Himself 2003-11-25
Series One Life Unknown 2003-09-24
Movie The Reckoning Tobias 2003-08-06
Movie Recipe for Disaster Robert McKee 2003-05-16
Movie X2 William Stryker 2003-04-24
Movie The Inheritance James McCurdy 2003-02-21
Movie Scorcher Narrator (voice) 2003-01-01
Movie Sin Captain Oakes 2003-01-01
Movie Happy End Mr. Smith 2003-01-01
Movie The Bourne Identity Ward Abbott 2002-06-14
Movie Bug Cyr 2002-02-28
Movie Raszputyin - Ördög az emberben 2002-02-12
Movie The Ring Richard Morgan 2002-10-18
Movie 25th Hour James Brogan 2002-12-16
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Movie The Rookie Jim Morris Sr. 2002-03-25
Movie Adaptation. Robert McKee 2002-12-06
Movie Jet Lag Bob Servant 2002-10-30
Movie Strictly Sinatra Chisolm 2001-06-29
Movie Inside 'Manhunter' Himself 2001-02-13
Movie L.I.E. Big John Harrigan 2001-01-20
Movie Super Troopers Captain O'Hagan 2001-01-18
Movie The Affair of the Necklace Minister Breteuil 2001-11-20
Series Paths to Freedom 2000-11-01
Movie Saltwater George Beneventi 2000-09-29
Movie Nuremberg Hermann Göring 2000-07-16
Movie Complicity Inspector McDunn 2000-05-06
Movie A Shot at Glory Martin Smith 2000-05-03
Movie Mad About Mambo Sidney McLoughlin 2000-04-04
Movie Longitude Lord Morton 2000-01-13
Movie 1939-1945: The Seven Years That Shook the World 2000-01-01
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 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Cyr 1999-11-07
Movie The Boxer Joe Hamill 1997-12-31
Movie Rob Roy Killearn 1995-04-13
Movie Braveheart Argyle Wallace 1995-05-24
Movie Royal Deceit Aethelwine 1994-02-23
Movie The Cutter 1992-08-10
Movie The Lost Language of Cranes Owen Benjamin 1992-02-09
Movie Hidden Agenda Peter Kerrigan 1990-11-21
Movie Murder on the Moon Voronov 1989-01-01
Movie Manhunter Dr. Hannibal Lecktor 1986-08-14
Movie Florence Nightingale Dr. McGregor 1985-07-05
Movie King Lear Burgundy 1983-04-03
Movie Thérèse Raquin Laurent LeClaire 1980-03-12
Movie Out 1978-07-24
Movie In Celebration Steven Shaw 1975-03-17
Movie The Changeling 1974-01-20
Movie Nicholas and Alexandra Trotsky 1971-11-29
Movie The Year of the Sex Olympics Lasar Opie 1968-01-01
Movie Love Letters Chief Hatfield, Durham P.D. 1942-12-23