Charlie Cox Movies and Career Information
Dec 21, 1982
Charlie Cox (born 21 December 1982) is an English actor. Cox, the youngest of five children, was born in London, England and raised in East Sussex, the son of Trisha and Andrew, who is a publisher. He was raised Roman Catholic. Cox was educated at two independent schools: at Ashdown House in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex, and Sherborne School in the market town of Sherborne in Dorset, in south west England. He later trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Cox played the role of Tristan Thorne in the 2007 movie Stardust. He was next seen in the 2008 film Stone of Destiny in which he played Ian Hamilton. He made his West End debut in a double bill of Harold Pinter's The Lover & The Collection at the Comedy Theatre in London, and in the same year played the Duke of Crowborough in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey. He also appeared in Kleist's The Prince of Homburg, playing the title role, at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2010.