Considered one of the most important Scottish actors of his generation, Brian Cox has starred in more than 40 feature films already.
Born in Scotland, he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and started out by playing in numerous plays on the stages of London, New York and Scotland; for his impressive performances he won numerous awards.
The movie that brought him world-wide recognition was Manhunter (1986), where he was the first actor ever to portray Dr. Hannibal Lecter. He went on to star in many movies, including academy award winner Braveheart, X2, The Bourne Identity and The Rookie.
He made his directorial debut on the acclaimed HBO television drama Oz.
Apart from this, he is also a writer, having published 2 books: The Lear Diaries and Salem in Moscow. He has also written many articles for publications such as Esquire, UK and The Guardian.
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|Blood||Aug 9, 2013||Lenny Fairburn||5.0|
|RED 2||Jul 19, 2013||Ivan||6.8|
|The Campaign||Aug 10, 2012||Raymond / Raymond Huggins||6.0|
|Citizen Gangster||Apr 27, 2012||Glover||5.0|
|Coriolanus||Dec 2, 2011||Menenius||6.8|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||Aug 5, 2011||Cast||7.7|
|Ironclad||Jul 8, 2011||Albany||6.9|
|RED||Oct 15, 2010||Ivan Simanov||7.0|
|As Good as Dead||Oct 8, 2010||Reverend Kalahan||7.3|
|The Good Heart||Apr 30, 2010||Jacques||8.3|
|Trick 'r Treat||Oct 4, 2009||Mr. Kreeg||8.0|
|Battle for Terra||May 1, 2009||General Hemmer||7.3|
|The Escapist||Apr 3, 2009||Frank Perry||7.5|
|Shoot on Sight||Sep 26, 2008||Daniel Tennant||2.5|
|Red||Aug 8, 2008||Avery Ludlow||7.6|
|The Water Horse||Dec 25, 2007||Old Angus||7.4|
|Zodiac||Mar 2, 2007||Melvin Belli||7.8|
|The Flying Scotsman||Dec 29, 2006||Douglas Baxter||8.8|
|Running with Scissors||Oct 20, 2006||Dr. Finch||6.0|
|Pulse||Aug 11, 2006||Producer||4.6|
|Match Point||Dec 28, 2005||Alec Hewett||7.3|
|The Ringer||Dec 23, 2005||Gary Barker||5.7|
|Red Eye||Aug 19, 2005||Joe Reisert||6.6|
|The Bourne Supremacy||Jul 23, 2004||Ward Abbott||7.5|
|Troy||May 14, 2004||Agamemnon||6.7|
|The Reckoning||Mar 5, 2004||Tobias||5.8|
|X2: X-Men United||May 2, 2003||William Stryker||8.2|
|25th Hour||Dec 19, 2002||James Brogan||8.1|
|The Ring||Oct 18, 2002||Richard Morgan||7.2|
|The Trials of Henry Kissinger||Sep 25, 2002||Narrator||8.8|