Ten fun facts about Brian Cox

Fact 1
Brian Cox, now an actor, was known for his theatre work with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Fact 2
He was the first to play the role of Hannibal Lector in the 1986 movie "Manhunter".

Fact 3
He was raised by his four older sisters since his father passed away when he was only 8 years old.

Fact 4
Cox was the voice on the Playstation 2 game titled "Manhunt".

Fact 5
He and his first wife had a set of twins who were unfortunately, stillborn. He had four more children, two with his second wife.

Fact 6
In his hometown Dundee Scotland, he promoted a diabetes research facility. He has diabetes himself.

Fact 7
In 2014 he was given the lifetime achievement award at the Bradford International Film Festival.

Fact 8
He won a Primetime Emmy Award for his movie Nuremberg in 2000.

Fact 9
Cox narrated an audio book titled "Ivanhoe".

Fact 10
He and Anthony Hopkins both shared the role at one point of King Lear at the National Theatre.

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Short about Brian Cox
A thespian and actor, known for movies such as Super Troopers and Adaptation.

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