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: 76
Highest Metascore: 85 Deadwood: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 62 The Slap (2015): Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
6 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
72 War & Peace Jan 18, 2016 General Mikhail Kutuzov 7.8
62 The Slap (2015): Season 1 Feb 12, 2015 Manolis 4.6
78 The Game (2014): Season 1 Nov 5, 2014 Daddy 7.6
77 An Adventure in Space and Time Nov 21, 2013 Sydney Newman 7.3
tbd The Day of the Triffids: Season 1 Dec 28, 2009 Dennis tbd
80 The Take: Season 1 Jun 17, 2009 Ozzy 6.9
tbd The Colour of Magic Mar 23, 2008 The Narrator (Voice) tbd
85 Deadwood: Season 3 Jun 11, 2006 Jack Langrishe 9.2