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Brian Cox

Last updated 28 April 2015

Brian Cox - Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie
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Brian Cox

Born: Sat 1st June 1946 (age: 73)


Brian Denis CoxCBE is a Scottish actor. 

He is known for his work with theRoyal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He has also appeared in many Hollywood productions playing parts such as Dr. Guggenheim inRushmoreWilliam Stryker in X2: X-Men United and Agamemnon in Troy. He was the first actor to portray Hannibal "Lecktor" on film in the 1986 production Manhunter.