(March 18 to April 18, 1965) He acted in F.D. Reeve's adaptation of Leonid Andreyev's play, "He Who Gets Slapped," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Rene Auberjonois, Ned Beatty, George Ebeling, Edward Zang, Janet Ward, Louise Whitney, Mara Lane, Alan Oppenheimer, Robert Prosky, Katherine Justice, Anthony Zerbe...
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Daniel Ronald Cox | Ronny & Mary
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 antagonistic military or government officials who have many disagreements with the protagonist