Ten fun facts about Brian Cox
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He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear.
He made his first television appearance in an episode of The Wednesday Play in 1965.
He got a lead role in The Year of the Sex Olympics in 1968.
In 1978, he played King Henry II of England in the acclaimed BBC2 drama serial The Devil's Crown.Fact 5
His first film appearance was as Leon Trotsky in Nicholas and Alexandra in 1971.Fact 6
Cox is an accomplished Shakespearean actor, spending seasons with both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre in the 1980s and 1990s.Fact 7
He has also appeared in many Hollywood productions playing parts such as Dr. Guggenheim in Rushmore, William Stryker in X2: X-Men United and Agamemnon in Troy.Fact 8
He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in the 1986 movie Manhunter.Fact 9
He joined the Dundee Repertory Theatre at the age of 14.Fact 10
Cox was trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Go to more people facts ❯
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