Ten fun facts about Brian Cox
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Brian Cox, now an actor, was known for his theatre work with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
He was the first to play the role of Hannibal Lector in the 1986 movie "Manhunter".
He was raised by his four older sisters since his father passed away when he was only 8 years old.
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. Click here for more people facts ❯
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