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Brian Cox: After Four Decades, a Hollywood Institution

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Brian Cox: After Four Decades, a Hollywood Institution

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Brian Cox: After Four Decades, a Hollywood Institution

Brian Cox: After Four Decades, a Hollywood Institution

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Deadwood actor Brian Cox's long career includes the forbidding Gen. Stryker in the X-Men franchise. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images hide caption

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Deadwood actor Brian Cox's long career includes the forbidding Gen. Stryker in the X-Men franchise.

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Emmy Award winner Brian Cox's latest show is the HBO series Deadwood (whose third season is now out on DVD), but he's been featured in more than a hundred films and TV shows over the past 40 years.

His films include Match Point, Rushmore, and both The Bourne Identity and its sequel The Bourne Supremacy. He won his Emmy as Reichsmarschall Hermann Wilhelm Goering in TNT original movie Nuremberg.

This interview first aired on June 26, 2006.