Sunday, 5 February 2012

BAFTA, A Life in Pictures: Brian Cox

Book tickets to the BAFTA in Scotland GFF Interview with Brian Cox in Glasgow on Tuesday 21 February at the Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street Glasgow at 6:30pm


BAFTA in Scotland is delighted to announce that Brian Cox has agreed to attend the 2012 Glasgow Film Festival and discuss his distinguished film career at the BAFTA in Scotland Interview.

One of the most celebrated character actors in world cinema, Cox's forty year film career includes unforgettable performances in such landmark films as Manhunter (1986), Hidden Agenda (1990), Braveheart (1995), L.I.E. (2001), Adaptation (2002), Troy (2004) and Zodiac (2007). Brian Cox received the BAFTA in Scotland Best Acting Performance Award for his lead role in The Escapist (2008) and was honoured by BAFTA in Scotland for lifetime achievement in 2004. His recent film performances include Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011) and Ralph Fiennes directorial debut Coriolanus (2011).

Born in Dundee, Cox made his film debut as Leon Trotsky in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971). His many screen credits include Rob Roy (1995), Rushmore (1998) and The Bourne Supremacy (2004).

Cox has enjoyed an equally impressive stage and television career, performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the National Theatre. He received a BAFTA Best Actor Nomination for The Lost Language Of Cranes (1993) and won an Emmy for his portrayal of Hermann Goring in the series Nuremberg (2000).

Cox will discuss the many facets of his film career at the Glasgow Film Theatre on Tuesday February 21st at 6.30pm.

Source: BAFTA

Also reported by Glasgow Film Festival

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