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Brian Cosgrove

Brian Cosgrove was born on April 6, 1934 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Brian Joseph Cosgrove. He is a producer and director, known for Danger Mouse (1981), The BFG (1987) and The Wind in the Willows (1984). He has been married to Angela H. Dyson since 1963. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse Producer
(1981-1992)
The BFG
The BFG Producer
(1987)
The Wind in the Willows
(1984-1988)
Alias the Jester
Alias the Jester Producer
(1985)

Filmography

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 2015-2016 Danger Mouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 50 episodes)
- Mouse Rise (2016) ... (executive producer)
- MouseFall (2016) ... (executive producer)
- High School Inedible (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Thanks a Minion! (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Agent 58 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2015 Pip Ahoy! (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Shipshaped Cupcakes (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Alan Loses His Bounce (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Mice Pirates (2014) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Foxbusters (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- In the Beak-ginning (2000) ... (executive producer)
- One Paw in the Grave (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Peace (2000) ... (executive producer)
- The PrisHener (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Some Like It Otter (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Lavender Castle (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Birds of a Feather... (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Interface (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Supernova (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Wearizy (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Galactic Park (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Albie (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1997 Sooty's Amazing Adventures (TV Series) (producer - 28 episodes)
- Sooty's Treasure Island (1997) ... (producer)
- The Eggscellent Eggstravaganza (1997) ... (producer)
- Sooty Hood and His Merry Bears (1997) ... (producer)
- Jurassic Bark (1997) ... (producer)
- Clowning Around (1997) ... (producer)
 1995-1996 Oakie Doke (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Oakie Doke and the Shooting Star (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Oakie Doke and the Messy Day (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Oakie Doke and the Go Kart Race (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Oakie Doke and the Helpful Mouse (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Oakie Doke and the Oakie Hollows Fete (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1995-1996 Fantomcat (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Cinema Purradiso (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Web of Doom (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Where the Heart Is (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Eye of Harakti (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Crystal of Nemesis (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1988-1993 Count Duckula (TV Series) (producer - 21 episodes)
- The Zombie Awakes (1993) ... (producer)
- Venice a Duck Not a Duck (1993) ... (producer)
- A Christmas Quacker (1990) ... (producer)
- The Great Ducktective (1990) ... (producer)
 1992 On Christmas Eve (TV Movie) (producer)
 1991-1992 Victor & Hugo: Bunglers in Crime (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- But Me No Butlers (1992) ... (producer)
- Dummy Run (1991) ... (producer)
- Hyp-Not-Isn't (1991) ... (producer)
- Panda-Monium! (1991) ... (producer)
  Noddy's Toyland Adventures (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes, 1992) (executive producer - 3 episodes, 1992)
- Noddy and the Milkman (1992) ... (producer)
- Noddy and His Bell (1992) ... (producer)
- Noddy's New Friend (1992) ... (producer)
- Noddy and the Kite (1992) ... (producer)
- Noddy and Martha Monkey (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Truckers (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- So Near and Yet So Far (1992) ... (producer)
- The Great Escape (1992) ... (producer)
- Angalo's Return (1992) ... (producer)
- Searching the Store (1992) ... (producer)
- The Hostage Situation (1992) ... (producer)
 1981-1992 Danger Mouse (TV Series) (producer - 89 episodes)
- The Intergalactic 147 (1992) ... (producer)
- Heavy Duty (1992) ... (producer)
- Pillow Fright! (1992) ... (producer)
- Rhyme and Punishment (1992) ... (producer)
- There's a Penfold in My Suit (1992) ... (producer)
 1989-1990 Oh! Mr. Toad (TV Series) (producer - 14 episodes)
- Toad: Film Maker (1990) ... (producer)
- Toad in Love (1990) ... (producer)
- Oarsman Toad (1990) ... (producer)
- A Toad in Time (1990) ... (producer)
- Happy Birthday (1990) ... (producer)
 1989 Long Ago and Far Away (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Talking Parcel ... (producer)
 1984-1988 The Wind in the Willows (TV Series) (producer - 47 episodes)
- Happy New Year! (1988) ... (producer)
- Tunnels and Tremors (1988) ... (producer)
- Remember, Remember (1988) ... (producer)
- Monster of the Wild Wood (1988) ... (producer)
- Toad's Harvest (1988) ... (producer)
 1987 The Reluctant Dragon (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 The BFG (producer)
 1985 Creepy Crawlies (TV Series) (producer)
 1985 Alias the Jester (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Viking Airship (1985) ... (producer)
 1983/I The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 The Pied Piper of Hamelin (TV Short) (producer)
 1980 Cockleshell Bay (TV Series) (producer)
 1976-1979 Jamie and the Magic Torch (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- The Ghost of Spiny Mountain (1979) ... (producer)
- A Marrow Escape (1978) ... (producer)
- Hidden Persuasion (1978) ... (producer)
- Spade Work (1976) ... (producer)
- Mr Boo Loses a Mountain (1976) ... (producer)
 1979 Cinderella (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976-1979 Chorlton and the Wheelies (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- The Day the Lights Went Out (1979) ... (producer)
- Chorlton and the Spinning Spell (1979) ... (producer)
- Queen Doris's Silver Jubilee (1979) ... (producer)
- Chorlton and the Silence Spell (1977) ... (producer)
- Chorlton's Gift of Happiness (1976) ... (producer)
 1978 Captain Kremmen (TV Series) (producer)
 1978 The Talking Parcel (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 Noddy (TV Series) (producer)
 1972 Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 The Magic Ball (TV Series) (producer)
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Personal Details

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Official Sites:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on working with David Jason] When I first met David, I voice tested him for Danger Mouse. There was another actor with him. Actors come in different - personalities, really. This one was really quite loud and brash, and filling the room. David wasn't like that, he was concentrating on the character that was on the page, and he was working hard to get inside the skin of that character, almost ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the Animation industry in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. See more »

Trademark:

Often has David Jason voicing the main character of his projects.

Star Sign:

Aries

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