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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|25th Hour||Dec 19, 2002||James Brogan / James Brogan||10|
|Believe||Sep 12, 2014||Matt Busby||10|
|Churchill||Jun 2, 2017||Winston Churchill / Winston Churchill||9.5|
|The Bourne Supremacy||Jul 23, 2004||Ward Abbott||9.0|
|X2: X-Men United||May 2, 2003||William Stryker||8.8|
|Rushmore||Dec 11, 1998||Dr. Nelson Guggenheim||8.8|
|Red Eye||Aug 19, 2005||Joe Reisert / Joe Reisert||8.7|
|Braveheart||May 24, 1995||Argyle Wallace||8.7|
|Troy||May 14, 2004||Agamemnon / Agamemnon||8.7|
|Mad About Mambo||Aug 4, 2000||Sidney McLoughlin||8.6|
|The Long Kiss Goodnight||Oct 11, 1996||Dr. Nathan Waldman||8.6|
|Rob Roy||Apr 7, 1995||Killearn||8.6|
|Zodiac||Mar 2, 2007||Melvin Belli||8.5|
|Match Point||Dec 28, 2005||Alec Hewett||8.4|
|Pulse||Aug 11, 2006||Producer||8.4|
|The Rookie||Mar 29, 2002||Jim Morris Sr.||8.2|
|Manhunter||Aug 22, 1986||Dr. Hannibal Lecktor||8.0|
|The Flying Scotsman||Dec 29, 2006||Douglas Baxter||7.8|
|The Good Heart||Apr 30, 2010||Jacques||7.8|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||Aug 5, 2011||Cast||7.8|
|For Love of the Game||Sep 17, 1999||Gary Wheeler||7.7|
|The Trials of Henry Kissinger||Sep 25, 2002||Narrator||7.6|
|The Water Horse||Dec 25, 2007||Old Angus / Old Angus||7.5|
|The Escapist||Apr 3, 2009||Frank Perry||7.5|
|The Bourne Identity||Jun 14, 2002||Ward Abbott||7.5|
|As Good as Dead||Oct 8, 2010||Reverend Kalahan||7.3|
|Forsaken||Feb 19, 2016||James McCurdy||7.3|
|Coriolanus||Dec 2, 2011||Menenius||7.0|
|Red||Aug 8, 2008||Avery Ludlow||6.9|
|RED||Oct 15, 2010||Ivan Simanov||6.9|