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BRIAN COX (CAPTAIN O'HAGAN) is an award-winning actor of the stage,
screen and television. He has appeared in dozens of plays on the stages of
London, New York and
Scotland. Cox earned AFI and Independent Spirit Award nominations for his work
in the critically
hailed independent film L.I.E. and shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination
as part of the
ensemble cast of Spike Jonze's ADAPTATION. His most recent film credits include
roles in THE
ETRUSCAN SMILE, SUPER TROOPERS 2, MORGAN, THE CARER, THE AUTOPSY OF
JANE DOE, RED 2, CORIOLANUS, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE CAMPAIGN,
and BLOOD. Additionally, he has appeared in THE GOOD HEART, TELL-TALE, THE
ESCAPIST, TROY, X2, ZODIAC, 25TH HOUR, THE BOURNE IDENTITY, THE BOURNE
SUPREMACY, THE RING, RED, THE ROOKIE, THE AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE, FOR
THE LOVE OF THE GAME, RUSHMORE, DESPERATE MEASURES, THE BOXER, KISS
THE GIRLS, BRAVEHEART, ROB ROY, MANHUNTER, HIDDEN AGENDA, AND
NICHOLAS and ALEXANDRA.
In Fall 2015, Cox starred in a new production of Waiting for Godot, for the 50th
Anniversary of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre. Cox was one of the original
performers in the
Lyceum's first ever production in 1965, The Servant o' 'Twa Maisters. he was
Cox has collaborated with award-winning playwright Conor McPherson on several
productions, most recently The Weir, which Cox starred in at the Donmar
Warehouse. They also
collaborated on Dublin Carol, in which Cox starred as grim alcoholic undertaker
Repeatedly honored for his work in the theatre, Cox won two Olivier Awards for
performances in Rat in the Skull and Titus Andronicus; British Theatre
Association Drama Awards
for Best Actor for his work in The Taming of the Shrew and Strange Interlude;
and the Lucille
Lortel Award, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations, for
St. Nicholas. He
spent eight months in London's West End, starring as Max in Tom Stoppard's Rock
'n Roll, a role
he reprised on Broadway. Cox was also seen on Broadway in The Championship
Season. Cox has
also helmed stage productions of I Love My Life, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The
Master Builder and Richard III.
Cox's recent television credits include "Succession" for HBO, "Medici: Masters
Florence" for Netflix, "Penny Dreadful" for Sky, "War and Peace" for BBC, NBC's
and BBC America's "The Game," as well as Bob Servant, the British miniseries
"The Sinking of
the Laconia," "The Day of the Triffids" and "The Take," and a guest-starring
role on Showtime's
"The Big C." He received a 2001 Emmy Award for his performance as Hermann
Goering in the
miniseries "Nuremberg," and was also nominated for Golden Globe and SAG Awards.
earned an Emmy Award nomination for his guest appearance on the comedy series
co-starred in the third season of HBO's acclaimed original series "Deadwood."
Cox made his television directorial debut for the hit HBO prison drama "Oz."
He is the author of two books, Salem to Moscow: An Actors Odyssey and The Lear
In 2003, Cox's contributions to the arts were honored by Queen Elizabeth II, who
him a Commander of the British Empire. In 2006, Empire Magazine honored his film
with the 5 Empire Icon Award and in 2007, the UK Film Council named him one of
the Top 10
powerful British film stars in Hollywood today.
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