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Alex Cox was born on December 15, 1954 in Liverpool, England. He is an actor and director, known for Repo Man (1984), Sid and Nancy (1986) and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Repo Man
Repo Man Carwash Attendant
(1984)
Sid and Nancy
Sid and Nancy Man Sitting in Mr. Head's Room
(1986)
Straight to Hell
Straight to Hell A Thug in the Amazulu Band
(1986)

Filmography

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 2015 The Return of the Dragon Sword (Short)
Thug #1 (voice)
 2015 Moon Studios (Short)
The Colonel
 2009 Repo Chick
Professor
 2007 Searchers 2.0
Entrepreneur
 2006 Un mundo maravilloso
Maestro de Ceremonias
 2005 Rosario Tijeras
Donovan
 2004 Lost My Way
Radio DJ
 2004 I'm a Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me! (TV Movie)
Doctor
 2003 Dominator
Bishop (voice)
 2002 The Complaint (Short)
Dr. Fanshaw
 2002 Revengers Tragedy
Duke's Driver
 2000 In His Life: The John Lennon Story (TV Movie)
Bruno
 2000 Todo el poder
Corrupt Cop
 1999 Herod's Law
Gringo
 1998 Three Businessmen
Frank King
 1997 Dance with the Devil
Doyle
 1996 The Winner
Gaston
 1994 La reina de la noche
Klaus Eder
 1994 Dead Beat
English Teacher
 1994 Floundering
Photographer
 1992 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series)
Commander Borges
- Death and the Compass (1992) ... Commander Borges
 1991 Highway Patrolman
Gringo #2
 1990 Catchfire
D.H. Lawrence (uncredited)
 1986 Straight to Hell
A Thug in the Amazulu Band (uncredited)
 1984 Repo Man
Carwash Attendant (uncredited)
 1983 Scarred
Porno Stud
 1982 The Strange Case of Mr. Donnybrook's Boredom (Short)
Voice characterizations (voice)
 1980 Sleep Is for Sissies (Short)
Roy Rawlings
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Introductions/commentaries for various films whose directors are unfortunately dead, including: BFI's Bunuel and Kurosawa DVDs, Paramount's DVD of Once Upon A Time In The West, and Fantoma's DVD of Sergio Corbucci's Great Silence. Film-related articles for The Guardian, The Independent, Film Comment, and Sight & Sound. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I was the person who brought Mars Attacks! (1996) to the attention of the studio. They were bubblegum cards I had as a kid. I developed Mars Attacks! (1996) with Jon Davison, the producer of RoboCop (1987), for quite a while, but at some point my project got shut down and it was given to Tim Burton. It was a bit of a shame, but I think both the script that I wrote and the Tim Burton one suffered ... See more »

Trivia:

Cox is a fan of the Japanese Godzilla films and appeared in a 1998 BBC documentary highlighting the series. He also narrated the documentary Bringing Godzilla Down to Size: The Art of Japanese Special Effects (2008) and wrote the Godzilla in Time comics for Dark Horse. He tried to direct an American Godzilla film at one point, but unsuccessfully submitted his outline to TriStar Pictures. See more »

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Star Sign:

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