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Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning actor. He was born in Dundee, Scotland, to Mary Ann Guillerline (McCann), a spinner, and Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, a shopkeeper and butcher. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Scottish and Irish ancestry. Cox first came to attention in the early 1970s with performances in numerous television... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Bob Servant (TV Series) (pre-production)
Bob Servant
 2015 Pixels (post-production)
Admiral Porter
 2015 Killing Thyme (Short) (post-production)
Norman
 2014 Forsaken (post-production)
James McCurdy
 2014 The Gospel of John (completed) (voice)
 2014 The Anomaly
Dr. Langham
 2014 Shetland (TV Series)
Magnus Bain
- Raven Black: Part 2 (2014) ... Magnus Bain
- Raven Black: Part 1 (2014) ... Magnus Bain
 2014 The Game (TV Mini-Series)
Daddy
 2013 Tooned (TV Series)
- The Grand Finale (2013)
 2013 Anna
Sebastian
 2013 Her
Alan Watts (voice)
 2013/I Believe
Matt Busby
 2013 Blumenthal
Harold
 2013 RED 2
Ivan
 2013 M.I.High (TV Series)
The Mastermind
- The Final Endgame (2013) ... The Mastermind (voice)
- The Germinator (2013) ... The Mastermind (voice)
 2013 Bob Servant Independent (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Servant
- Election Day (2013) ... Bob Servant
- The Debate (2013) ... Bob Servant
- The Media (2013) ... Bob Servant
- Women and God (2013) ... Bob Servant
- A Local Man (2013) ... Bob Servant
 2012 I Missed My Mother's Funeral (Short)
Old Man
 2012 A Touch of Cloth (TV Series)
Bill Ball
- The First Case: Part Two (2012) ... Bill Ball
 2012 Syndicate (Video Game)
Jach Denham (voice)
 2011 Exit Humanity
Malcolm Young (voice)
 2011 The Veteran
Gerry Langdon
 2011 Ironclad
Baron William d'Aubigny
 2011 Killzone 3 (Video Game)
Scholar Visari (voice)
 2011 The Key Man
Irving
 2010 The Big C (TV Series)
Dad
- Two for the Road (2010) ... Dad
 2010 RED
Ivan Simonov
 2010 On Expenses (TV Movie)
Michael Martin - Speaker of the House of Commons
 2009 Lost & Found (TV Movie)
Burt Macey
 2009 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis
- Part 2 (2009) ... Dennis
- Part 1 (2009) ... Dennis (credit only)
 2009 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Elder Ood
- The End of Time: Part One (2009) ... Elder Ood (voice)
 2009 The Take (TV Mini-Series)
Ozzy
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Ozzy
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Ozzy
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Ozzy
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Ozzy
 2009 Tell Tale
Phillip Van Doren
 2009 Killzone 2 (Video Game)
Scolar Visari (voice)
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2008 The Escapist
Frank Perry
 2008 Red
Avery Ludlow
 2008 Agent Crush
'Spanners' (voice)
 2007 The Martyr's Crown (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Last Duel (2007) ... Narrator
 2006 The Outsiders (TV Movie)
Gabriel
 2006 A Woman in Winter
Dr. Hunt
 2005 Danny Phantom (TV Series)
King Pariah / Pariah Dark
- Reign Storm: Part 2 (2005) ... King Pariah (voice)
- Reign Storm (2005) ... Pariah Dark (voice)
 2005 Lost: The Journey (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Blue/Orange (TV Movie)
Dr. Robert Smith
 2004 French and Saunders (TV Series)
King Lear
- Episode #6.4 (2004) ... King Lear
 2004 Killzone (Video Game)
Scolar Visari (voice)
 2004 Get the Picture (Short)
Harry Sondheim
 2004 Troy
Agamemnon
 2003 Manhunt (Video Game)
Director (voice)
 2002/II The Reckoning
Tobias
 2002 Rasputin: The Devil in the Flesh (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 The Biographer (TV Movie)
Michael O'Mara
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
Harry Moon
 2002 Bug
Cyr
 2001 The Legend of Loch Lomond (Short)
Narrator
 2001 Zulu 9 (Short)
Storyteller (voice)
 2001 Strictly Sinatra
Chisolm
 2000 Saltwater
George Beneventi
 2000 A Shot at Glory
Martin Smith
 2000 Animated Tales of the World (TV Series)
Narrator
 2000 Mad About Mambo
Sidney McLoughlin
 2000 Complicity
Inspector McDunn
 2000 The Invention of Dr. Morel (Short)
Dr. Morel
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
Lord Morton
 1999 The Minus Man
Doug
 1998 Family Brood (TV Movie)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie)
Clayton Blackstone
 1998 Merchants of Venus
Uncle Vladimir
 1998 Desperate Measures
Captain Jeremiah Cassidy
 1997 The Boxer
Joe Hamill
 1997 Food for Ravens (TV Movie)
Nye Bevan
 1991-1997 Great Performances (TV Series)
Narration / Owen Benjamin
- The Lost Language of Cranes (1991) ... Owen Benjamin
 1997 Kiss the Girls
Chief Hatfield, Durham P.D.
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
Dr. Earl Garver
- Two's a Crowd (1997) ... Dr. Earl Garver (voice)
 1997 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
The King
- Stoke Me a Clipper (1997) ... The King
 1996 The Glimmer Man
Mr. Smith
 1995 Rob Roy
Killearn
 1994 I Was Catherine the Great's Stable Boy (Short)
Voice Over
 1994 The Negotiator (TV Movie)
Charlie King
 1994 Grushko (TV Series)
Colonel Yevgeni Grushko
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Colonel Yevgeni Grushko
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Colonel Yevgeni Grushko
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Colonel Yevgeni Grushko
 1994 Royal Deceit
Aethelwine
 1994 Iron Will
Angus McTeague
 1993 Scene (TV Series)
P.O. Garvey
- Pig Boy (1993) ... P.O. Garvey
 1993 Sharpe's Eagle (TV Movie)
Hogan
 1993 Sharpe's Rifles (TV Movie)
Hogan
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Michael Steppings
- Deadly Slumber (1993) ... Michael Steppings
 1992 Deceptions
Carlton Heard
 1992 The Big Battalions (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Hoyland
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Edward Hoyland
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Edward Hoyland
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Macbeth
- Macbeth (1992) ... Macbeth (voice)
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Owen Benjamin
- The Lost Language of Cranes (1992) ... Owen Benjamin
 1992 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Stefan Szabo
- The Ties That Bind (1992) ... Stefan Szabo
 1992 The Cloning of Joanna May (TV Movie)
Carl May
 1991 Red Fox (TV Mini-Series)
Geoffrey Harrison
 1991 The Lost Language of Cranes (TV Movie)
Owen Benjamin
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Kerrigan
 1990 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
Father Amedy
- The Milk of Human Kindness (1990) ... Father Amedy
 1990 Secret Weapon (TV Movie)
Andrew Neil
 1989 Murder by Moonlight (TV Movie)
Voronov
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Jock Purves
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Henrik Ibsen
- Henrik Ibsen (1988) ... Henrik Ibsen (voice)
 1987 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Prosecuter
- George Grosz: Enemy of the State (1987) ... Prosecuter
 1986 The Deliberate Death of a Polish Priest (TV Movie)
Waldemar Chrostowski
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series)
Vic
- Home Cooking (1986) ... Vic
 1986 Shoot for the Sun (TV Movie)
Dunny
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Dr. McGrigor
 1984 Scotland's Story (TV Series)
Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun / Lord George Murray
- The '45 and the Aftermath (1984) ... Lord George Murray
- Act of Union (1984) ... Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun
- Disaster at Darien (1984) ... Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun
 1984 Pope John Paul II (TV Movie)
Father Góra
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Hamish McFaul
- A Chamber of Horrors (1983) ... Hamish McFaul
 1983 King Lear (TV Movie)
Burgundy
 1982 The Privilege (Short)
Young Laird
 1982 Minder (TV Series)
Frank
- In (1982) ... Frank
 1976-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Dr. Gillespie / George Simpson
- A Cotswold Death (1982) ... Dr. Gillespie
- Clay, Smeddum and Greenden (1976) ... George Simpson
 1981 The House on the Hill (TV Series)
Leon Campbell
- Man of Straw (1981) ... Leon Campbell
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
Chuck Spillers
- The Silent Scream (1980) ... Chuck Spillers
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Dalhousie
- Dalhousie's Luck (1980) ... Dalhousie
 1978 Out (TV Series)
McGrath / Tony McGrath
- The Moment He Opened His Envelope (1978) ... Tony McGrath
 1977 Target (TV Series)
Billy Voss
- Carve Up (1977) ... Billy Voss
 1975 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Harry
- The Blue Film (1975) ... Harry
 1975 In Celebration
Steven Shaw
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
William Wallace
- The Wallace (1975) ... William Wallace
 1974 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
PC Jock Dougall
- The Evidence (1974) ... PC Jock Dougall
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Alsemero
- The Changeling (1974) ... Alsemero
 1973 Ego Hugo (TV Movie)
Victor Hugo
 1971 Stage 2 (TV Series)
Hastings
 1970 When We Dead Awaken (TV Movie)
Ulfhejm
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Anton
- Intent to Steal (1970) ... Anton
- Degrade and Rule (1970) ... Anton
- Confessional (1970) ... Anton
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Bill Owen
- Hear No Evil (1970) ... Bill Owen
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Phillip
- The Master and the Mask (1970) ... Phillip
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Ted Nuttall
- The Shooter: Part 2 (1969) ... Ted Nuttall
- The Shooter: Part 1 (1969) ... Ted Nuttall
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Lasar Opie
- The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968) ... Lasar Opie
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Micky
- The Bridge (1967) ... Micky
 1967 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Apeman
- Children Playing (1967) ... Apeman
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Private Carr
- Crime Passionel (1966) ... Private Carr
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Nelson
- A Knight in Tarnished Armour (1965) ... Nelson
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Gustav") in August Strindberg's "The Creditors", Open Space Theatre, London (1972) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Brian Cox CBE

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was living in London and I thought, "There's nothing here for me anymore". I don't want to become this actor who's going to be doing this occasional good work in the theater and then ever diminishing bad television. I thought I'd rather do bad movies than bad television because you get more money for it. See more »

Trivia:

Alumnus of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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