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' 6½" (1.69 m)
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There are characters that have made me uncomfortable. I did a film called 'Rob Roy,' and I played Killearn, who was this sort of greasy fallen-angel character who was voyeuristic and sleazy and really unpleasant. It was a great role, but I didn't especially enjoy living with this awful man for the length of time it took to make the movie.
Based his portrayal of Dr. Hannibal Lecter on Scottish serial killer Peter Manuel