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|Aliases||Brian Denis Cox|
|Place of birth||Dundee, Scotland|
|Date of birth||June 1st, 1946|
|Date of death||N/A|
|First appearance||Murder on the Moon (1989)|
Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor. He is also known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained great recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. Cox's first role in a science fiction feature was the obscure 1989 film Murder on the Moon. Since then, he has appeared in episodes of television programs such as Red Dwarf, Doctor Who and The Day of the Triffids. In related media, Cox has also played the role of antagonist William Stryker in X-Men 2. In 2011, Cox played the role of John Landon in Rupert Wyatt's Rise of the Planet of the Apes; a role originally played by Robert Gunner in the first Planet of the Apes film in 1968.
Body of work Edit
|Murder on the Moon||1989||Voronov|
|The Cloning of Joanna May||1992||Carl May|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||2011||John Landon|
|Red Dwarf||Stoke Me a Clipper||The King|
|Doctor Who||The End of Time (Part 1)||Elder Ood|
|Doctor Who||The End of Time (Part 2)||Elder Ood|
|The Day of the Triffids||Part One||Dennis Mason|
|The Day of the Triffids||Part Two||Dennis Mason|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Was the first actor to play the role of fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter, five years prior to Anthony Hopkins' memorable portrayal of the character in Silence of the Lambs.
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