Michael Graham Cox

For other people named Michael Cox, see Michael Cox (disambiguation).
Michael Graham Cox

Michael Graham Cox
Born (1938-01-06)6 January 1938
London, England, UK
Died 8 April 1995(1995-04-08) (aged 57)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1960–1995
Height 5ft 10in (1.78 m)

Michael Graham Cox (6 January 1938 – 8 April 1995) was an English actor.[1]


He was most famous for voicing Boromir in the 1978 film The Lord of the Rings, as well as voicing Bigwig in the feature film Watership Down.

Cox had a minor role in Richard Attenborough's A Bridge Too Far and Cry Freedom. He appeared many times on stage and in television dramas such as Grange Hill, as kindly teacher Mr. Butterworth. He also starred with Derek Nimmo and Rosemary Leach in the TV sitcom Life Begins At Forty. Other BBC radio dramas produced and directed by Jane Morgan (a lifelong, friend and colleague) included her Dickens series.

Cox died on April 8, 1995; his cause of death remains unknown. He is survived by his first wife Davina Beswick, a student from the Bristol Old Vic, and their son Dominic.



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