Cox, Brian

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Cox, Brian Gender: M
Cox, Brian Denis
born on 1 June 1946 at 14:15 (= 2:15 PM )
Place Dundee, Scotland, 56n28, 3w00
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°26' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°13 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°49'

Brian Cox
photo: Photograph by Alan Wylie., license gfdl


Scottish actor, best known on stage and TV in the UK but also seen in a handful of films. Cox made one of his earliest movie appearances in the pop-culture satire "Privilege" in 1967. He first drew international attention in the role of Leon Trotsky in the 1971 film "Nicholas and Alexandria." Four years later, he co-starred in the film version of Storey's "In Celebration," recreating the part he played in the original stage version. He portrayed the cannibalistic Hannibal Lector in "Manhunter," 1986, five years before Tony Hopkins made the role famous in "Silence of the Lambs." He appeared in the British film, "Hidden Agenda" in 1990 and the American film, "Iron Will" in 1993.

Cox has also worked in the production end of film.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • role played of/by Churchill, Winston (born 30 November 1874). Notes: 2017 film, "Churchill"


  • Work : New Job 1967 (Film debut)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1986 (Appeared in "Manhunter")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1993 (Appeared in American film)

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and some film)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater most noted medium)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Producer, secondary)