Brian Cox

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 82
Brian Denis Cox is a Scottish actor who works with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He currently stars as media magnate Logan Roy on HBO's Succession. Cox is also known for appearing in Super Troopers, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, X2, Braveheart, Rushmore, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Troy. read more

Brian Denis Cox is a Scottish actor who works with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He currently stars as media magnate Logan Roy on HBO's Succession. Cox is also known for appearing in Super Troopers, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, X2, Braveheart, Rushmore, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Troy. He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in 1986's Manhunter.

Birth Name

Brian Denis Cox

Born

Saturday, 01 June 1946

Actor Filmography

The Bay of Silence Milton 2020
Last Moment of Clarity Gilles 2020
The Last Right Father Reilly 2019
The Pretenders Henry 2019
Strange But True Bill 2019
Remember Me Shane 2019
Good Omens Death (voice) 2019
Dark Highlands Opening Narrator 2018
Succession Logan Roy 2018
Super Troopers 2 Captain O'Hagan 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Bay of Silence Milton 2020
Last Moment of Clarity Gilles 2020
The Last Right Father Reilly 2019
The Pretenders Henry 2019
Strange But True Bill 2019
Remember Me Shane 2019
Good Omens Death (voice) 2019
Dark Highlands Opening Narrator 2018
Succession Logan Roy 2018
Super Troopers 2 Captain O'Hagan 2018
The Etruscan Smile Rory MacNeil 2018
Churchill Winston Churchill 2017
Bob the Builder: Mega Machines Crunch (UK & US) (voice) 2017
Urban Myths Marlon Brando 2017
The Autopsy of Jane Doe Tommy Tilden 2016
Medici Guadagni / Bernardo Guadagni, Guadagni 2016
Morgan Jim Bryce 2016
The Carer Sir Michael 2016
War & Peace General Mikhail Kutuzov 2016
Forsaken James McCurdy 2015
Pacific Warriors Narrator 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Absolutely Anything Himself (as Professor Brian Cox) 2015
Andrew Carnegie: Rags to Riches, Power to Peace Andrew Carnegie (voice) 2015
Pixels Admiral Porter 2015
The Slap Manolis 2015
After Braveheart Himself - Narrator 2015
The Jesuit 2014
The Game Daddy 2014
Human Universe Presenter 2014
The Great War: The People's Story Reverend Andrew Clark 2014
Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself 2014
The Anomaly Dr. Langham 2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past William Stryker 2014
Penny Dreadful Jared Talbot 2014
Anna Sebastian 2014
Her Alan Watts 2013
An Adventure in Space and Time Sydney Newman 2013
The Science of Doctor Who Presenter 2013
The Curse of Edgar J. Edgar Hoover 2013
Believe Sir Matt Busby 2013
Science Britannica Presenter 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Blumenthal Harold 2013
Red 2 Ivan 2013
Shetland Magnus Bain 2013
Bob Servant Independent Bob Servant 2013
Blood Lenny Fairburn 2012
A Touch of Cloth Bill Ball 2012
The Campaign Raymond Huggins 2012
Tooned The Mechanic 2012
Sadako 3D 2012
The Straits Harry Montebello 2012
Stargazing Live: Back to Earth Himself - Presenter (as Prof. Brian Cox), Himself - Presenter (as Professor Brian Cox) 2012
I Missed My Mother's Funeral Old Man 2012
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Self 2011
Exit Humanity Malcolm Young (voice) 2011
Citizen Gangster Glover Boyd 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes John Landon 2011
The Veteran Gerry Langdon 2011
Ironclad Baron William d'Aubigny 2011
The Key Man Irving 2011
Coriolanus Menenius 2011
The Sinking of the Laconia Captain Sharp 2010
Stargazing Live Himself - Presenter (as Professor Brian Cox), Himself - Presenter (as Prof. Brian Cox), Himself - Presenter (as Profesor Brian Cox) 2011
Conan Himself - Guest (as Professor Brian Cox), Himself - Guest 2010
Red Ivan Simonov 2010
The Invocation Himself 2010
Old School, New School Himself 2010
The Big C Dad 2010
On Expenses Michael Martin - Speaker of the House of Commons 2010
The Revelation of the Pyramids Narrator (voice) 2010
As Good As Dead Reverend Kalahan 2010
The Day of the Triffids Dennis (credit only), Dennis 2009
Fantastic Mr. Fox Action 12 Reporter 2009
The Good Heart Jacques 2009
The Take Ozzy 2009
Tell Tale Phillip Van Doren 2009
Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword Green Dragon 2009
Kings King Vesper Abaddon 2009
Shoot On Sight Daniel Tennant 2008
Red Avery Ludlow 2008
The Escapist Frank Perry 2008
The Color of Magic Erzähler, Narrator (voice) 2008
The Water Horse Old Angus 2007
The Secret of the Nutcracker Drosselmeyer 2007
Trick 'R Treat Mr. Kreeg 2007
Battle for Terra General Hemmer (voice) 2007
The Bourne Ultimatum Ward Abbott 2007
British Film Forever Himself (as Brian Cox CBE) 2007
A Woman in Winter Dr. Hunt 2007
Zodiac Melvin Belli 2007
M.I.High The Mastermind (voice) 2007
The Flying Scotsman Douglas Baxter 2006
The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself 2006
Running With Scissors Dr. Finch 2006
The Ringer Gary Barker 2005
Match Point Alec Hewett 2005
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
Red Eye Joe Reisert 2005
The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle Joseph Bell 2005
Hitler in Colour Narrator 2005
The Ring Two 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Agatha Christie's Marple Lewis Serrocold 2004
The Paul O'Grady Show Himself - Guest 2004
The Bourne Supremacy Ward Abbott 2004
Troy Agamemnon 2004
Danny Phantom Pariah Dark 2004
Deadwood Jack Langrishe 2004
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Other Voices (voice) 2004
Japan's War In Colour Narrator 2003
The Reckoning Tobias 2003
X2: X-Men United William Stryker 2003
The Legend of Loch Lomond Narrator 2003
Sin Captain Oakes 2003
25th Hour James Brogan 2002
Adaptation. Robert McKee 2002
Top Gear Self 2002
The Ring Richard Morgan 2002
The Trials Of Henry Kissinger Narrator (voice) 2002
The Bourne Identity Ward Abbott 2002
The Rookie Jim Morris Sr. 2002
Bug Cyr 2002
The Affair Of The Necklace Minister Breteuil 2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself 2001
Bug Off! 2001
Dinner for Five Himself 2001
Strictly Sinatra Chisolm 2001
Inside 'Manhunter' Himself 2001
L.I.E. Big John Harrigan 2001
Super Troopers Captain O'Hagan 2001
Nuremberg Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring 2000
Complicity Inspector McDunn 2000
A Shot At Glory Martin Smith 2000
Mad About Mambo Sidney McLoughlin 2000
Longitude Lord Morton 2000
The Minus Man Doug 1999
For Love Of The Game Gary Wheeler 1999
Loose Women Himself 1999
Rushmore Dr. Nelson Guggenheim 1999
The Corruptor Sean Wallace 1999
Poodle Springs Clayton Blackstone 1998
Merchants of Venus Uncle Vladimir 1998
Desperate Measures Captain Jeremiah Cassidy 1998
The Boxer Joe Hamill 1997
Sharpe: The Legend Hogan (archive footage) 1997
Kiss The Girls Chief Hatfield 1997
The Long Kiss Goodnight Nathan 1996
The Glimmer Man Mr. Smith 1996
Superman: The Animated Series Dr. Earl Garver 1996
Chain Reaction Lyman Earl Collier 1996
Braveheart Argyle Wallace 1995
The Maltese Double Cross Narrator (voice) 1995
Rob Roy Killearn 1995
Royal Deceit Aethelwine 1994
Iron Will Angus McTeague 1994
Frasier Harry Moon 1993
L'oeil de Vichy Narrator (English version) (voice) 1993
The Big Battalions Edward Hoyland 1992
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Macbeth 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Sean's Show Brother Shaw 1992
Performance The Director 1991
Hidden Agenda Kerrigan 1991
Have I Got News for You Self 1990
Secret Weapon Andrew Neil 1990
Murder by Moonlight Voronov 1989
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky Voiceover Narrator 1988
Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun Jock Purves 1988
Red Dwarf The King 1988
French and Saunders King Lear 1987
Inspector Morse Michael Steppings 1987
Manhunter Dr. Hannibal Lecktor 1986
Florence Nightingale Dr. McGregor 1985
Bookmark Self - Narrator 1983
King Lear Burgundy 1983
Timewatch Narrator 1982
Hammer House of Horror Chuck 1980
Minder Frank 1979
Out McGrath 1978
The Devil's Crown Henry II 1978
In Celebration Steven Shaw 1975
BBC2 Playhouse Dalhousie 1974
Crown Court Edward McLennan 1972
Van der Valk Stefan Szabo 1972
Nicholas And Alexandra Trotsky 1971
Great Performances Self - Narration (voice) 1971
Play for Today Dr. Gillespie, George Simpson 1970
Doomwatch Bill Owen 1970
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Phillip 1969
BBC Play of the Month Alsemero 1965
Thirty-Minute Theatre Josef Stalin, Rod 1965
Redcap Private Carr 1964
The Wednesday Play Nelson 1964
Theatre 625 Lasar Opie 1964
The Sky at Night 1957

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2020 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
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