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Throughout his years in the industry, Alex Cox, an English writer-director, has not only proven his loyalty and integrity to cult cinema, but also his love for it. This all began in 1977, when Cox dropped out of Oxford University to study Radio, Film & TV at Bristol until graduating in 1977. Seeing difficulties in the British film scene at the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Repo Man Carwash Attendant
(1984)
Sid and Nancy Man Sitting in Mr. Head's Room
(1986)
(2008)
Searchers 2.0 Entrepreneur
(2007)

Filmography

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  The Last Brown Beret (filming)
Mortician Eames
 2018-2022 An Unknown Enemy (TV Series)
Winston Scott
- Pasarás a la Historia (2022) ... Winston Scott
- Malo por Conocido (2022) ... Winston Scott
- Guerra Sucia (2022) ... Winston Scott
- Hay Dos Maneras de Atacar el Cáncer (2022) ... Winston Scott
- Cuerpo de Cristo (2022) ... Winston Scott
 2022 Quantum Cowboys
Fr. John Kino
 2021 Mad God
Last Man
 2017 The Curse of the Dragon Sword
Blacksmith
 2017 Tombstone-Rashomon
Hamlet performer
 2015 The Return of the Dragon Sword (Short)
Thug #1 (voice)
 2015 Moon Studios (Short)
The Colonel
 2009 Repo Chick
Professor
 2008 The Oxford Murders
Kalman
 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 Perdita Durango
Doyle
 1996 The Winner
Gaston
 1994 The Queen of the Night
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)
 1987 Straight to Hell Returns
A Thug in the Amazulu Band (uncredited)
 1986 Sid and Nancy
Man Sitting in Mr. Head's Room (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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Other Works:

Co-author, with Tod Davies, of the screenplays Backtrack, Restless and Keith Moon. Co-author with Rudy Wurlitzer of the screenplays Body Parts and Zero Tolerance. Writer of four Godzilla comic books. Co-author, with Stan Lee, of the screenplay Doctor Strange. See more »

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Official Sites:

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Spouse:

Tod Davies
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Personal Quote:

Highway Patrolman (1991) is the first film I directed [that was] shot - almost - entirely in long takes...what the Mexicans call "plano secuencia". It's the first film I directed in Mexico. It's the first film I directed where I rigorously followed the script. It's probably my best film, and I'm delighted that Kino Lorber have given it a new 4K restoration and are bringing it back to the cinemas,... See more »

Trivia:

Educated Wirral Grammar School and Oxford. See more »

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Often casts Biff Yeager See more »

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