Brian Cox
Brian Cox

Gender

Male

Known Credits

12

Brian Cox

Date of Birth: Jun 01, 1946

Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland, UK

 

 

Biography

​Brian Denis Cox, CBE (born 1 June 1946) is a Scottish actor. He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He has also appeared in many Hollywood productions playing parts such as Dr. Guggenheim in Rushmore and William Stryker in X2. He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in the 1986 production Manhunter.

Known For

Filmography

Sharpe's Rifles

Sharpe's Rifles

as Major Michael Hogan

2016

The Slap

The Slap

as Manolis

2015

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

as Jared Talbot

2014

Mindscape

Mindscape

as Sebastian

2014

The Key Man

The Key Man

as Irving

2011

Trick 'r Treat

Trick 'r Treat

as Mr. Kreeg

2007

X2: X-Men United

X2: X-Men United

as William Stryker

2003

The Rookie

The Rookie

as Jim Morris Sr.

2002

The Corruptor

The Corruptor

as Sean Wallace

1999

The Long Kiss Goodnight

The Long Kiss Goodnight

as Dr. Nathan Waldman

1996

The Glimmer Man

The Glimmer Man

as Mr. Smith

1996

Manhunter

Manhunter

as Dr. Hannibal Lecktor

1986