Brian Cox

Biography: 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.

Brian Cox's Scores

Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 86 Rushmore
Lowest Metascore: 19 Kite
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 53
  2. Negative: 6 out of 53
53 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
64 The Autopsy of Jane Doe Dec 21, 2016 Tommy Tilden / Tony Tilden 7.3
79 Coriolanus Dec 2, 2011 Menenius 6.9
68 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Aug 5, 2011 Cast 7.8
71 The Water Horse Dec 25, 2007 Old Angus 7.6
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Melvin Belli 8.5
72 Match Point Dec 28, 2005 Alec Hewett 8.4
71 Red Eye Aug 19, 2005 Joe Reisert 8.7
73 The Bourne Supremacy Jul 23, 2004 Ward Abbott 8.7
68 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 William Stryker 8.8
67 25th Hour Dec 19, 2002 James Brogan 8.6
72 The Trials of Henry Kissinger Sep 25, 2002 Narrator 7.6
68 The Bourne Identity Jun 14, 2002 Ward Abbott 7.5
72 The Rookie Mar 29, 2002 Jim Morris Sr. 8.2
73 L.I.E. Sep 7, 2001 Big John Harrigan 6.8
tbd Strictly Sinatra Jun 29, 2001 Chisolm tbd
86 Rushmore Dec 11, 1998 Dr. Nelson Guggenheim 8.8
68 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Argyle Wallace 8.6
78 Manhunter Aug 22, 1986 Dr. Hannibal Lecktor 7.9