Brian is a multi-award winning actor whose career spans six decades across theatre, film and television. He is currently the lead of the hit HBO show Succession, for which he won a Golden Globe in 2020. As well as being a two-time Olivier Award-winner, Brian won an Emmy, in 2001, for his portrayal of Nazi war criminal ‘Hermann Goering’ in TNT’s Nuremberg and was nominated again the following year for playing Daphne’s father on Frasier. Starring in countless films, Brian played ‘Winston Churchill’ in the 2017 feature film Churchill and has worked with directors Spike Lee in The 25th Hour and Spike Jonze in Adaptation.
In 2022, Brian presented a two-part docuseries, Brian Cox: How the Other Half Live, exploring the wealth divide in the UK and the US, and he actively supports a large number of charities, including Compassion in World Farming. His autobiography, Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, was published in 2021.
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