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Brian Cox

 
Birth Place:
Dundee
Bio:
Brian Cox is a Scottish actor. He has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, 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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Dundee

Bio:
Brian Cox is a Scottish actor. He has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, 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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
LBJ
  [West End]
West End Revival Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Coach
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Max
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Marc [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Nelson
  [Broadway]
1985
Edmund Darrell

Photos

Grantham Coleman, Bryce Pinkham, Brian Cox, Barbara Garrick, Richard Thomas Photo

Grantham Coleman, Bryce Pinkham, Brian Cox, Barbara Garrick, Richard Thomas

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Date:
10/02/2019
Grantham Coleman, Brian Cox Photo

Grantham Coleman, Brian Cox

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Date:
10/02/2019
Grantham Coleman, Bryce Pinkham, Brian Cox, Barbara Garrick, Richard Thomas Photo

Grantham Coleman, Bryce Pinkham, Brian Cox, Barbara Garrick, Richard Thomas

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Date:
10/02/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
LBJ

  [West End]
West End Revival Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Coach

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Max

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Marc [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Nelson

  [Broadway]
1985
Edmund Darrell

Brian Cox Biography

Brian Cox is a Scottish actor. He has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, 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, Super Troopers 2, 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.

An Olivier Award, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner, Cox has also been nominated for a BAFTA and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2006, Empire readers voted him the recipient of the Empire Icon Award

Brian Cox Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Brian Cox, St. Nicholas
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Solo Performance
Brian Cox - , St. Nicholas
 
The Lortels - 1998 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
Brian Cox, St. Nicholas
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actor of the Year in a New Play
Brian Cox, Fashion, RSC
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actor of the Year in a Revival Gold Star
Brian CoxTitus Andronicus
 
Olivier Awards - 1986 - Comedy Performance of the Year
Brian CoxMisalliance
 
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Actor of the Year in a New Play Gold Star
Brian CoxRat In The Skull

Brian Cox News

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, August 7, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, August 7, 2022
by TV Scoop - Aug 4, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 7, 2022! Lisa meets THE SON of the late musician Bleeding Gums Murphy — and attempts to improve his life in the 'The Sound of Bleeding Gums' episode of THE SIMPSONS. Watch a video clip from the show now!

New Tickets Released For Professor Brian Cox's HORIZONS " A 21st CENTURY SPACE ODYS Photo New Tickets Released For Professor Brian Cox's HORIZONS " A 21st CENTURY SPACE ODYSSEY
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new live-on-stage show in 2022. Due to huge demand, new tickets have been released for his seven-city tour in October, which begins in Newcastle on 12 October.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 24, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 24, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, July 24, 2022! Abel Tesfaye (the Weeknd) and Michael Rapaport (“Atypical”) Make Guest-Voice Appearances. Watch a video from the episode now!

Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Communities Programme and Citizen Eve Photo Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Communities Programme and Citizen Events This August
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022

Throughout the year the Edinburgh International Book Festival brings authors, artists, and audiences together to inspire each other, share stories, and bring books to life via its longstanding Communities Programme. This August a selection of events, designed both for, and by those taking part in the programme, will unfold against the backdrop of the Book Festival, as well as at other locations across the country, both live in-person and online.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 17, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 17, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jul 14, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, July 17, 2022! When Homer is erroneously blamed for leaving Santa’s Little Helper locked in a hot car, footage of the incident goes viral, outraging all of Springfield and making Homer a pariah. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

HBO/HBO Max Receive 140 Emmy Nominations Photo HBO/HBO Max Receive 140 Emmy Nominations
by Michael Major - Jul 12, 2022

HBO/HBO Max earned the most nominations for a single network or platform this year, marking the 20th time in history that the HBO brand has received the most Primetime Emmy® nominations of any network/platform in a single year. This bests HBO’s previous record of 137 nominations in 2019.

Andrew Garfield, Jodie Comer, Steve Martin & More Earn 2022 Emmy Nominations - See th Photo Andrew Garfield, Jodie Comer, Steve Martin & More Earn 2022 Emmy Nominations - See the Full List!
by Michael Major - Jul 12, 2022

Check out the complete list of Emmy nominations, which include Andrew Garfield, Steve Martin, Jodie Comer, Tony Awards Presents: Broadways Back!, Annie LIVE!, Jane Lynch, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Nathan Lane, Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalom, Mare Winningham, Laurie Metcalf, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, and more!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 10, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, July 10, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jul 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, July 10, 2022! Hugh Jackman (“The Greatest Showman”) makes a guest appearance in this musical episode. Watch a clip of Jackman singing a Music Man-inspired number in the episode now!

VELVET CHAINS Share Dark Single 'LAST DROP' Photo VELVET CHAINS Share Dark Single 'LAST DROP'
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

The track was recorded in their hometown at Hideout Recording Studio with Grammy Award-nominated and Juno Award-winning producer Kane Churko (Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Skillet) who also co-wrote the song with VELVET CHAINS bassist NILS GOLDSCHMIDT and multi-platinum songwriter Drew Lawrence (Lindsey Stirling, Christina Perri).

VIDEO: Hollywood Undead Release New Music Video 'City Of The Dead' Photo VIDEO: Hollywood Undead Release New Music Video 'City Of The Dead'
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022

Hollywood Undead are inviting everyone to “…Another Glorious Day In The City Of The Dead”. The video, Directed by Brian Cox (Bring Me The Horizon, The Used) is set in the band’s interpretation of the “City Of The Dead”, in which the five bandmates mind their days in a Beetlejuice-inspired, twisted world where all things dead have another life.

Brian Cox Videos

Broadway Rewind: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Living Legend, Chita Rivera! VideoBroadway Rewind: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Living Legend, Chita Rivera!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2020

'This episode of Broadway Rewind is such a treat', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'because it has CHITA!' We also visit with the cast of Tom Stoppard's play, Rock N' Roll which starred Brian Cox, Rufus Sewell, but we start things off ay the first day of rehearsal for Tracy Letts' groundbreaking play, August: Osage County, which came to Broadway following a sold-out run at Steppenwolf.

VIDEO: Brian Cox Talks 'Succession' and Politics on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER VideoVIDEO: Brian Cox Talks 'Succession' and Politics on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2020

Globe-winning actor Brian Cox was the guest on last night's episode of Real Time With Bill Maher!

VIDEO: Brian Cox Talks SUCCESSION on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Brian Cox Talks SUCCESSION on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

Brian talks about winning a Golden Globe, playing the terrible Logan Roy on HBO's 'Succession,' visiting his hometown in Scotland while shooting, and living in Brooklyn.

VIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RY VideoVIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 11, 2019

'Successiona?? star Brian Cox sat down with Ryan Seacrest and guest co-host Carrie Underwood to talk about playing Lyndon B. Johnson in 'The Great Society' on Broadway on today's a?oeLive with Kelly and Ryan.a??

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 VideoTHE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

BWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More! VideoBWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 3, 2019

Fans of Succession have gotten to watch Brian Cox give a masterful performance every Sunday night this fall on HBO. Fans of Broadway can watch an equally masterful performance eight times a week at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnso VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Cox gives us a lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nix VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Righ VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Angela Pierce gives us a lesson on Pat Nixon.


Brian Cox Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian Cox been in?
Brian Cox has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Brian Cox been in?
Brian Cox has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Brian Cox's first West End show?
Brian Cox's first West End show was The Weir which opened in 2014

What awards has Brian Cox been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for St. Nicholas , Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for St. Nicholas , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for St. Nicholas , Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Fashion, RSC , Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for Titus Andronicus Comedy Performance of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Misalliance and Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Rat In The Skull .

What awards has Brian Cox won?
Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for St. Nicholas Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for Titus Andronicusand Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Rat In The Skull.