He played Lear in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England and Tour with Ian McKellen (Kent), Peter Jeffrey, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Susan Engel, Clare Higgins, Eve Matheson, Richard O'Callaghan, Mark Strong, David Bradley, Sam Beazley, Bruce Purchase,...
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Brian Cox CBE
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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The hardest thing to do in movies is be a day-part player. You have to go in, make your mark, and get out. There's a lot of leading actors who are not good for a lot of a movie, and then suddenly they have good moments, and they're like stepping-stones across a particularly feisty stream. They build careers out of that.
Often plays characters associated with the government or the military (or both).