Appeared (as "Sir Henry Harcourt") in "The Cocktail Party", Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, 1975.
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Brian Cox CBE
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Feudal societies don't create great cinema; we have great theatre. The egalitarian societies create great cinema. The Americans, the French. Because equality is sort of what the cinema deals with. It deals with stories which don't fall into 'Everybody in their place and who's who,' and all that. But the theatre's full of that.
He was awarded the 1987 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actor for his performances in "The Taming of the Shrew", "Titus Andronicus" and "Fashion".
Often plays characters associated with the government or the military (or both).