- You may be looking for the physicist who appeared in The Power of Three.
Brian Cox (born 1 June 1946) played Sydney Newman in the docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time. He also voiced the Ood Elder in the television story The End of Time. A prolific and multi-award-winning actor, Cox has worked extensively in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia.
He won a primetime Emmy for Alec Baldwin's Nuremberg, where he played Hermann Goering, and was nominated for another Emmy for a guest turn in Frasier. He won a Scottish BAFTA for The Escapist, and a non-competitive "Outstanding Achievement in Film" award from BAFTA Scotland in 2004. He was nominated for a BAFTA (London) TV award for his work on The Lost Language of Cranes.
Aside from his most critically well-received work, Cox has sometimes worked alongside other Doctor Who universe alum. In 1971, he portrayed Leon Trotsky in Nicholas and Alexandra, which also featured Michael Jayston, Tom Baker and Julian Glover. More recently, he starred in the 2009 remake of Day of the Triffids with Troy Glasgow and Julia Joyce; and the Australian show, The Straits, produced by K9 exec, Penny Chapman.
He is the father of Alan Cox.
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