May. 6th, 1948
New York City, New York, USA
Richard Cox's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1996 - Looking For Richard
1986 - The Vindicator
1985 - Hellhole
1980 - Cruising
1974 - Seizure
Guest TV Roles
Asst. Director Grushaw
Alex Van Loy
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- The only child of Gabe Zuckerman and Roseanna Cox, who both began as professional dancers. His father left show business to become a real estate agent. His mother, a psychotherapist, still performs every summer in Peterboro, N.H. He appeared on stage there with her at age 8.
- While attending Yale Cox was awarded fellowships to go to Japan, Bali, Samoa and Poland.
- A native of Manhattan's Chelsea area.
- Served as best man at the wedding of Yale classmate and Doonesbury cartoonist 'Garry Trudeau' (qv) and 'Jane Pauley' (qv).
- He performed on Broadway with 'Ingrid Bergman (I)' (qv) in "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" before going to Hollywood in 1975 with the national company of "Grease".
- Was nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for "Platinum."
- Had a child in 1980 via his relationship with actress 'Kathryn Harrold' (qv). They shared a 22nd Street loft in New York before relocating to Los Angeles, dwelling in a two-story frame house in Coldwater Canyon. His nickname for her was "Kitty".
- Has performed in summer theater at the Peterborough Players in New Hampshire.
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