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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|The Autopsy of Jane Doe||Dec 21, 2016||Tommy Tilden / Tony Tilden||7.3|
|Coriolanus||Dec 2, 2011||Menenius||6.9|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||Aug 5, 2011||Cast||7.8|
|The Water Horse||Dec 25, 2007||Old Angus||7.6|
|Zodiac||Mar 2, 2007||Melvin Belli||8.5|
|Match Point||Dec 28, 2005||Alec Hewett||8.4|
|Red Eye||Aug 19, 2005||Joe Reisert||8.7|
|The Bourne Supremacy||Jul 23, 2004||Ward Abbott||8.7|
|X2: X-Men United||May 2, 2003||William Stryker||8.8|
|25th Hour||Dec 19, 2002||James Brogan||8.6|
|The Trials of Henry Kissinger||Sep 25, 2002||Narrator||7.6|
|The Bourne Identity||Jun 14, 2002||Ward Abbott||7.5|
|The Rookie||Mar 29, 2002||Jim Morris Sr.||8.2|
|L.I.E.||Sep 7, 2001||Big John Harrigan||6.8|
|Strictly Sinatra||Jun 29, 2001||Chisolm||tbd|
|Rushmore||Dec 11, 1998||Dr. Nelson Guggenheim||8.8|
|Braveheart||May 24, 1995||Argyle Wallace||8.6|
|Manhunter||Aug 22, 1986||Dr. Hannibal Lecktor||7.9|