Brian Cox wants no introduction – apart from the same old one establishing which Brian Cox we’re speaking about. This one is the 76-year-old Dundee-born actor, who began his profession as a classically educated Shakespearean thespian, who performed reverse Laurence Olivier in King Lear in 1983. His performances in Rob Roy and Braveheart shot him into the mainstream. Roles quickly adopted in The Lengthy Kiss Goodnight and Tremendous Troopers. Seems Treadstone was all his fault in 2002’s The Bourne Id. And if he’d been a bit nicer to the apes in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, maybe they wouldn’t have taken over the world. Foolish Brian.
Cox can nonetheless boast he was the unique Dr Hannibal Lecter (or Lecktor), in Michael Mann’s Manhunter in 1986, he performed Massive Winnie in 2017’s Churchill. On TV, he’s appeared in Pink Dwarf, Frasier, Deadwood, Physician Who, The Simpsons and somewhat present referred to as Succession that’s apparently superb. Now he selling two movies: Mending the Line, during which he performs a Vietnam vet who’s good at fly fishing, and Prisoner’s Daughter the place because the title suggests, he’s a prisoner trying to reconnect together with his daughter (Kate Beckinsale).
Famously, Cox has at all times obtained lots to say. It’s at all times Query Time when he’s a guest, and he beforehand instructed the Guardian how he made friends with a woodpecker throughout lockdown. So make certain your questions do him justice and get ’em in beneath by 6pm Friday 2 June – we’ll let you already know what Brian says later that month.