"Ronny Cox" (PolyGram Records)
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Daniel Ronald Cox
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I don't have much respect for what I call the 'technical' actors, who work out every little nuance of how they're going to say the words. To me, that's acting in a vacuum. It seems to me to be a tremendous act of hubris to decide ahead of time how you're going to react to the way I say something. I love playing characters. I'm not interested in playing myself, although I'm the conduit for that ...
Remembered best as the moral-minded and ill-fated Drew Ballinger who instigates the legendary "Dueling Banjos" sequence with a mountain boy in Deliverance
(1972), Cox is a real-life singer-songwriter and guitarist as well as master storyteller. He and his band do about 80 shows a year at folk festivals, small theatres and other folk venues.
Frequently plays strong-willed, confrontational authority figures