Brian Cox

Profession: Actor
Brian Cox
Real name: Brian Denis Cox
Birthdate: June 01, 1946
Age: 75 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Gemini
Stature: 1,76 m (5 ft 9 in)


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Brian Cox Nominations & Awards

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actor TV - Drama NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries NOMINATED


 - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor TV - Drama NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED

Sitges Film Festival

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
Brian Denis Cox is an British Actor. He has won an Golden Globes Awards, an Emmy Awards and an Sitges Film Festival. He's known for Braveheart (1995), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Troy (2004).

All Movies of Brian Cox

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  • Separation
    A young girl finds solace in her artist father and the ghost of her dead mother.
    Character: Paul Rivers
    United States  2021
  • Last Moment of Clarity
    A normal New Yorker's life is upended when his girlfriend is murdered by the Bulgarian mob. He flees to Paris to hide from her killers. But three years later, he sees a similar looking woman on the silver screen. Obsession with pa...
    United States  2020
  • The Bay of Silence
    Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.
    United Kingdom  2020
  • The Last Right
    A comedy-drama road movie telling the story of a man bringing the body of someone he barely knows for burial with his family. His good intentions are motivated by trying to patch up his relationship with his own brother. However, ...
    Ireland  2019
  • Remember Me
    After discovering his old flame now has Alzheimer's, a hopelessly in love widower fakes his way into her senior living community in an effort to reunite with her.
    United States  2019
  • The Etruscan Smile
    Rory MacNeil (Brian Cox) is a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment for his terminal illnes. Moving in with his estranged son, Rory ...
    United States  2018
  • The Pretenders
    A love triangle involving a photographer, a director and an actress.
    Character: Henry
    United States  2018
  • Succession (TV Series)
    TV Series (2018- ). Succession that follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.
    Character:  Logan Roy 21 episodes, 2018-2020
    United States  2018
  • Super Troopers 2
    “Super Troopers 2” reunites all five Troopers from the original film — Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, and Erik Stolhanske. The quintet play goofy Vermont state troopers with a penchant for pranks an...
    United States  2018
  • Churchill
    A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.
    United Kingdom  2017
  • The Carer
    When the question is to be or not to be, there is only one answer. Diagnosed with a rare form of Parkinson's Disease, ailing theatrical legend Sir Michael Gifford (Brian Cox) is terminally ill. He's also foul-mouthed, irascible, a...
    Character: Sir Michael Gifford
    United Kingdom  2016
  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe
    Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues t...
    Character: Tommy
    United Kingdom  2016
  • War and Peace (TV Miniseries)
    TV Miniseries (2016). 6 episodes. A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.
    United Kingdom  2016
  • Morgan
    A corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent "human," who pre...
    United States  2016
  • The Slap (TV Miniseries)
    TV Miniseries (2015). 8 Episodes. A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, ...
    United States  2015
  • Pixels
    When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper has to call on his childhood bes...
    Character: Admiral Porter
    United States  2015
  • Forsaken
    John Henry returns to his hometown in hopes of repairing his relationship with his estranged father, but a local gang is terrorizing the town. John Henry is the only one who can stop them, however he has abandoned both his gun and...
    Character: James McCurdy
    Canada  2015
  • Human Universe (TV Miniseries)
    In this spectacular series, Professor Cox offers an original new perspective on human life: the story of a group of apes that evolved to leave their home planet and step out into the universe. Humans are curious creatures. Of all ...
    Director of the film
    United Kingdom  2014
  • Monty Python Live (mostly)
    The Pythons redo their old sketches in their last show ever. For this year's annual reunions issue.
    Character: Self (as Professor Brian Cox OBE)
    United Kingdom  2014
  • The Anomaly
    A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has a few moments to figure out how he got there.
    Character: Dr. Langham
    United Kingdom  2014
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
    The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: ...
    Character: William Stryker (archive footage)
    United States  2014
  • An Adventure in Space and Time (TV)
    This special 50th anniversary one-off drama travels back in time to see how Doctor Who, the longest-running science fiction series ever, was created. The year is 1963, and BBC Head of Drama has brought together a small group of p...
    United Kingdom  2013
  • Anna
    A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
    Character: Sebastian
    Spain  2013
  • Red 2
    Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
    Character: Ivan
    United States  2013
  • The Campaign
    Two rival North Carolina politicians with presidential aspirations tangle with one another. Long-term Congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) makes a huge public gaffe and, for the first time in his career, is forced to fight an elec...
    Character: Raymond Huggins
    United States  2012
  • Ironclad
    Year 1215. Having been forced to sign Magna Carta, King John (Paul Giamatti) imports Danish mercenaries to punish the barons who humiliated him. William de Albany (Brian Cox) recruits Templar Thomas Marshall (James Purefoy) and a ...
    Character: Baron William d'Aubigny
    United Kingdom  2011
  • The Sinking of the Laconia (TV Miniseries)
    Part one:- In 1942,the Laconia,an old British cruise liner turned troop ship, is returning to Liverpool from Egypt with civilian passengers and Italian prisoners. Its guns are outdated, its captain, Sharp, lost his last ship and t...
    United Kingdom  2011
  • Coriolanus
    A contemporary version of Shakespeare's dangerous political thriller. The citizens of Rome are hungry. Coriolanus, the hero of Rome, a great soldier and a man of inflexible self-belief despises the people. His extreme views ignite...
    Character: Menenius
    United Kingdom  2011
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. Desperate to help his Alzheimer stricken ...
    Character: John Landon
    United States  2011
  • Wide Blue Yonder
    A black comedy about an old rogue named Wally, who breaks all the rules to fulfill an old friends dying wish to be buried at sea.
    Character: Wally
    Norway  2010
  • The Revelation of the Pyramids
    An apocryphal view on the pyramids, starting in awe at the amazing achievement of the Pharanoic architecture and sculpture, most specially at Gizeh, given Cheops's pyramid's size, weight, incredibly precise carving, four pairs of ...
    France  2010
  • Red
    Frank (Bruce Willis), Joe (Morgan Freeman), Marvin (John Malkovich) and Victoria (Helen Mirren) used to be the CIA's top agents—but the secrets they know just made them the Agency's top targets. That's the reason they are RED (r...
    United States  2010
  • The Take (TV Miniseries)
    He's got family, he's got power, but he's got issues.
    Character:  Ozzy 4 episodes, 2009
    United Kingdom  2009
  • Red
    An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by w...
    United States  2008
  • The Colour of Magic (TV)
    The Colour of Magic is a two-part television adaptation of the bestselling novels The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett. The fantasy film was produced for Sky One by The Mob, a small British studio, starri...
    Character:  Narrator 2 episodes, 2008
    United Kingdom  2008
  • The Escapist
    5 Men. 4 Walls. 1 Plan. Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined he make peace with her before it's too late. He develops...
    Character: Frank Perry
    United Kingdom  2008
  • Trick 'r Treat (Trick or Treat)
    It is said that Halloween is the night when the dead rise to walk among us and other unspeakable things roam free. The rituals of All Hallows Eve were devised to protect us from their evil mischief, and one small town is about to ...
    Character: Mr. Kreeg
    United States  2007
  • The Dead One
    A young man is killed and resurrected by the Aztec God of Death as his slave.
    Director of the film
    United States  2007
  • Zodiac
    Based on the Robert Graysmith book of the same name, Zodiac is about the notorious serial killer who haunted San Francisco during the 1970's. Leaving a series of puzzling clues and letters on the trail, he was never officially cau...
    Character: Melvin Belli
    United States  2007
  • Running with Scissors
    RUNNING WITH SCISSORS is the hilarious and poignant feature film based on the personal memoir by Augusten Burroughs. Growing up in the 1970's, young Augusten (Joseph Cross) was living a middle-class existence with an alcoholic fat...
    Character: Dr. Finch
    United States  2006
  • Red Eye
    Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying. Moments after takeoff, Lisa’s seatmate, Jackson (Cillian Murphy), menacingly reveal...
    United States  2005
  • The Ringer
    Desperate for cash to help a friend in need and pay off his smarmy uncle’s gambling debts, Steve Barker sinks to an all time low...he attempts to fix the Special Olympics by pretending to be a person with intellectual disabiliti...
    United States  2005
  • Match Point
    Match Point is a drama about a young man's rise in society and the terrible consequences of his ambition. The protagonist is torn between two women and finding no way out, resorts to extreme action. The actors are all English and ...
    Character: Alec Hewett
    United Kingdom  2005
  • Deadwood (TV Series)
    TV Series (2004-2006). 3 seasons. 36 episodes. In an age of plunder and greed, the richest gold strike in American History draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement where everything — and everyone — has a pric...
    Character:  Jack Langrishe 9 episodes, 2006
    United States  2004
  • The Bourne Supremacy
    The Bourne Supremacy re-enters the shadowy world of expert assassin Bourne (Damon), who continues to find himself plagued by splintered nightmares from his former life. The stakes are now even higher for the agent as he coolly man...
    Character: Ward Abbott
    United States  2004
  • Troy
    Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for glory, some for honor — and some for love. In ancient Greece, the passion of two of history's most legendary lovers, Paris, Prince of Troy (ORLANDO BLOOM) and Helen (...
    Character: Agamemnon
    United States  2004
  • X2
    At the White House, a would-be assassin menaces the president. Meanwhile, Wolverine searches for answers to his mysterious past. Back at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Professor Xavier pays a visit to the imprisoned Magnet...
    Character: William Stryker
    United States  2003
  • Bug
    An eclectic group of individuals in Silverlake are propelled by a series of cause-and-effect chain reactions to a common destiny.
    United States  2002
  • The Bourne Identity
    A man is found floating in the Mediterranean Sea. When the ship's doctor examines the unconscious castaway, he discovers two bullet wounds and an implanted device that displays a bank account number. The amnesiac Bourne travels to...
    Character: Ward Abbott
    United States  2002
  • 25th Hour
    Edward Norton plays Monty Brogan, a harmless drug dealer who has 24 hours of freedom before serving a seven-year jail sentence. Nervous, confused, and terrified, Monty turns to his closest friends for support: Frank Slattery (Barr...
    United States  2002
  • The Rookie
    Based on the real-life story of baseball player Jim Morris, a promising young pitcher who was forced to drop out of the minor leagues because of a shoulder injury. Twelve years later, Jim (Dennis Quaid) has become a married high s...
    United States  2002
  • The Ring
    A videotape makes it way around a circle of friends. Strangely, everyone who views the video tape seems to die exactly one week afterward. After believing this to be an urban legend worthy of an article, a cynical reporter watches...
    United States  2002
  • Adaptation
    Despite the success of his first produced script, for which he received an Academy Award® nomination for best original screenplay, Charlie Kaufman (Cage) is plagued by insecurities, both in his career and his personal life. When ...
    United States  2002
  • L.I.E. (Long Island Expressway)
    One of the most astonishing American independent films in years, L.I.E. tells the story of fifteen-year-old Howie, a young New Jersey native whose life falls apart around him, but who also ends up finding himself during the proces...
    United States  2001
  • Strictly Sinatra
    Small-time crooner find himself on the receiving end of the threatening attentions of a gangster, whose wife has fallen for the singer's Sinatra-like aura.
    United Kingdom  2001
  • The Affair of the Necklace
    Paris, 1786: a woman in court. The Crown murdered her father for his views about the poor, now Jeanne wants her home and good name back. She believes all can be set right if she can talk to the Queen, whose House Minister rebuffs ...
    United States  2001
  • Longitude (TV Miniseries)
    In the 18th century, the only way to navigate accurately at sea was to follow a coastline all the way, which would not get you from Europe to the West Indies or the Americas. Observing the sun or stars would give you the latitude,...
    Character: Lord Morton
    United Kingdom  2000
  • A Shot at Glory
    Gordon McLeod (Robert Duvall) is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner (Michael Keaton), he is forced to bring on a marquee player (Ally McCoist) to improve the fortunes o...
    Character: Martin Smith
    United Kingdom  2000
  • Nuremberg (TV Series)
    It is May of 1945 and Germany stands ruined and defeated after the unconditional surrender to the Allies. However, Hitler lies dead in his Berlin bunker by suicide and the world calls out for justice. In an attempt to bring reconc...
    Character:  Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring 2 episodes, 2000
    Canada  2000
  • For Love of the Game
    Baseball great Billy Chapel, 40, wants nothing more than to reconnect with his one-time lover, Jane Aubrey. On the morning he's to pitch the last game of the season, she tells him she's leaving that evening for a job in London; he...
    Character: Gary Wheeler
    United States  1999
  • The Minus Man
    A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced with the killing of an asthmatic junkie....
    Character: Doug
    United States  1999
  • The Corruptor
    A New York police officer (Wahlberg) goes undercover in a dangerous crime scene to investigate abductions and drug-trafficking operations. He obtains backup with the help of another brave Hong Kong police officer (Yun-Fat) who wor...
    Character: Sean Wallace
    United States  1999
  • Saltwater
    The story of the Beneventi family who have fallen on hard times, each member of the family must make ends meet the best they can. Adapted from the play 'This Lime Tree Bower' by Conor McPherson.
    Ireland  1999
  • Rushmore
    Max Fischer is a precocious 15-year-old whose reason for living is his attendance at Rushmore, a private school where he's not doing well in any of his classes, but where he's the king of extracurricular activities - from being in...
    United States  1998
  • The Boxer
    Danny Flynn is released from prison in Belfast after fourteen years for his part in IRA activities. He determines to avoid the bloodshed that was inherent in his political past and to build a new life in his old home. He starts a ...
    Character: Joe Hamill
    Ireland  1997
  • Desperate Measures
    San Francisco police officer Frank Connor (Andy Garcia) is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch the potential donor is convicted multiple murderer Pete McCabe (Mich...
    Character: Captain Jeremiah Cassidy
    United States  1997
  • Kiss the Girls
    Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross (Freeman) travels to North Carolina to investigate the apparent kidnapping of his niece. Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan (Judd), Cross hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under th...
    United States  1997
  • The Long Kiss GoodNight
    Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her hea...
    Character: Nathan
    United States  1996
  • Chain Reaction
    Just as the university research team is about to prove that their new technique will permit water to be used as a fuel, their laboratory is sabotaged and the lab manager is killed. Eddie Kasalivich (Keanu Reeves) stumbles onto the...
    Character: Lyman Earl Collier
    United States  1996
  • Rob Roy
    In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrwoing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to hurd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin H...
    United States  1995
  • Braveheart
    Mel Gibson directs and stars in this Academy Award-winning epic based on the life of legendary thirteenth century Scottish hero William Wallace. Returning to his homeland following the death of an heirless king, Wallace (Mel Gibso...
    United States  1995
  • Prince of Jutland
    This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains the same: Hamlet's father murdered by his brother who then weds the widowed mother. Hamlet must discover his strength and lea...
    Character: Aethelwine
    Denmark  1994
  • Iron Will
    Based on a true story about a young man faced with supporting his family after the death of his father. Entering a treacherous sled race he takes a team of dogs across country in hopes of winning a $10,000 prize.
    Character: Angus McTeague
    United States  1993
  • Hidden Agenda
    Hidden Agenda takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the early '80s and is about a British police officer (Brian Cox) and an American human rights activist (Frances McDormand) who attempt to uncover the truth about the mu...
    Character: Kerrigan
    United Kingdom  1990
  • Manhunter
    Will Graham is a former FBI agent who recently retired to Florida with his wife Molly and their young son. Graham was a 'profiler'; one who profiles criminal's behavior and tries to put his mind into the minds of criminals to exam...
    United States  1986
  • King Lear (TV)
    An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
    Character: Burgundy
    United Kingdom  1983
  • Thérèse Raquin (TV Miniseries)
    Therese has a boring life. She married Camille, her cousin, a sickly haberdasher, fully dominated by his mother (who lives with them). She dreams about passion. One day comes a truck driver, Laurent... and of course they fall in l...
    Character:  Laurent LeClaire 3 episodes, 1980
    United Kingdom  1980
  • Out (TV)
    TV Mini-Series (1978). 6 episodes.
    United Kingdom  1978
  • Nicholas and Alexandra
    The tragic story of Nicholas II (1868-1918), the last Czar of Russia, set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution. It is an inside look into the private lives of Nicholas and his wife Alexandra, their daughters, and the pai...
    Character: Trotsky
    United Kingdom  1971
  • The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
    TV Series (1964-1970). 171 episodes. Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s. The series often addressed controversial issues.
    United Kingdom  1964

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