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Brian Cox CBE
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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I'm an actor who does really interesting work in independent movies. I want to keep doing that because I don't want the burden of an opening weekend sitting on my shoulders.
Rarely plays characters who are sympathetic or likable, from his egotistical take on Robert McKee
(2002) to the robust evil in his portrayal of Agamemnon in Troy
(2004). However, he has gone against type and played several likable characters, such as the gruff yet honorable Uncle Argyle in Braveheart
(1995) and the lovable, paternal Police Chief John O'Hagan in Super Troopers
Often plays characters associated with the government or the military (or both).