Brian Cox, CBE is an Emmy, Olivier, and Golden Globe award-winning actor, currently appearing in the HBO hit series Succession, for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Cox is also the recipient of a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his portrayal of Hermann Goering in Nuremberg (2000), and has appeared in numerous films including, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Boxer, Rushmore, Super Troopers, The Bourne Identity, The Ring, 25th Hour, Troy, The Bourne Supremacy, Red Eye, Zodiac, The Escapist, Fantastic Mr. Fox, RED, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Coriolanus, RED 2, Churchill, and Remember Me to name a few. Cox is also a veteran of the London stage, having won two Olivier Awards for Best Actor for his performances in Titus Andronicus for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Rat in the Skull for the Royal Court, and two more Olivier Award nominations for Misalliance and Fashion. His New York theatre credits include St. Nicholas, which earned him the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Actor as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critic’s Circle nominations. Cox has written three books: Salem to Moscow: An Actor's Odyssey, The Lear Diaries, and his autobiography Putting the Rabbit in the Hat. He was honored at the 2004 BAFTA Scotland Awards with an Outstanding Achievement Award, and at the 2004 Great Scot Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Empire Magazine awarded him the Empire Icon Award for his film achievements in 2006, and the UK Film Council named him one of the Top 10 powerful British film stars in Hollywood in 2007. In 2003, he was appointed to the Order of the British Empire at the rank of Commander.
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