Brian Cox: A Viewer's GuideSource: Empire Online
The highs (and lows) of the actor’s career
Brian Cox has many things to commend him. A proven character actor with a gift for lighting up films like Spike Jonze’s Adaptation, David Fincher’s Zodiac and Spike Lee’s 25th Hour in even short bursts, the Scotsman is equally accomplished in meatier on-screen roles, and on stage.
His political leanings mean he’s capable of taking academics down a peg or two.
We think he’s also a nuclear physicist and may have also been in D:Rream, although that may need checking (ED: Are you perhaps thinking of Professor Brian Cox?).
Read on for our guide to his finest film moments.