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Alex Cox

Alex Cox

Known For: Acting

1 TV Series


Alexander B. H. Cox (born 15 December 1954) is an English film director, screenwriter, actor, nonfiction author and broadcaster. Cox experienced success early in his career with Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, but since the release and commercial failure of Walker, he has directed his career towards independent films. Cox received a co-writer credit for the screenplay of Terry Gilliam's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) for previous work on the script before it was completely rewritten by Gilliam. As of 2012, Cox has taught screenwriting and film production at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Personal Life

As of 2011, Cox resided in Colestin, Oregon with his wife, writer Tod Davies.

Early Life

Cox was born in Bebington, Cheshire, England in 1954. He attended Worcester College, Oxford, and later transferred to the University of Bristol where he majored in film studies. Cox secured a Fulbright Scholarship, allowing him to study at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated from the School of Theater, Film and Television with an MFA.

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