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Charlie Cox Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Charlie Thomas Cox
Place Of Birth
London, UK
41 years old
Birth Date
December 15 1982

Charlie Cox Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Ashdown House School, Sherborne School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Samantha Thomas
Patricia Cox, Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox
Tobey Cox, Zoe Cox, Oliver Cox, Emma Cox

About Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox is a famous British actor.

Though his acting career began when he was 18, he gained widespread recognition for starring as Tristan Thorn, the main protagonist in the 2007 fantasy film' Stardust.' He has starred in many movies and television series since then.

Charlie Cox had his first professional movie role in 2003 when he was cast in the psychological thriller 'Dot The I.' After leaving theater school; Charlie Cox starred in TV series and movies, including 'Casanova' in 2005 and 'A For Andromeda' in 2006.

In 2007, Charlie Cox made his West End debut in 'The Lover/The Collection' in London. He later played Ian Hamilton in the 2008 film 'Stone Of Destiny.' His following big-screen performance was in the 2009 historical drama 'Glorious 39'. In September 2010, Charlie Cox played the closeted gay Duke of Crowborough in the first episode of the ITV?? Drama series 'Downton Abbey.' In 2011 he played St. Josemaría Escrivá in the film 'There Be Dragons' and Ishmael for two episodes in the 'Moby Dick' miniseries.

Also, in 2011, he began portraying Owen Sleater in a recurring role in the second season of the HBO original series' Boardwalk Empire'. His character later became a series regular in the third season. He, alongside the Boardwalk Empire ensemble, won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2012. The cast also received another Screen Actors Guild award in 2013.

In 2013, Charlie Cox played Carter in the independent film 'Hello Carter'and in the BBC thriller 'Legacy.' He portrayed Jonathan Hellyer Jones in the 2014 film 'The Theory Of Everything.' The movie received the Best Picture nomination for the 2015 Academy Awards.

From 2015 to 2018, Charlie Cox portrayed Matt Murdock/Daredevil in Marvel's 'Daredevil' and the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) media franchise, 'The Defenders'. In 2021, he made a cameo as Matt Murdock in the Marvel Studios production, 'Spider-Man: No Way Home.' It was confirmed in July 2022 that he would be reprising the role in 'Echo' as part of the MCU media franchise set to be released in 2023. Charlie Cox will star in the upcoming Netflix British spy drama miniseries 'Treason', which is set to premiere in 2023.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Charlie Cox's net worth?

Charlie Cox has a net worth of $5 million.

How much does Charlie Cox earn per year?

There is no information concerning how much Charlie Cox earns annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Charlie Cox?

Charlie Cox is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old is Charlie Cox?

He was born on December 15, 1982. As of September 2022, he is 39 years.

Childhood And Education

Charlie Cox was born Charlie Thomas Cox in London, England. He was raised in East Sussex. His parents are Patricia Cox and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox. He is the youngest of five children. He has one biological brother Tobey and three step-siblings (Zoe, Oliver, and Emma) from his father's first marriage.

Charlie Cox was brought up as a Roman Catholic. He attended Ashdown House School, a boarding school located in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex. After Ashdown House School, he went to Sherborne School in the market town of Sherborne in Dorset.

As a child, he considered acting a hobby but did not plan on pursuing it as a career. After Charlie Cox graduated from Sherborne School in 2001, he moved to London. He started taking acting classes at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2002, where he was cast as Lorenzo in the 2004 Al Pacino-vehicle' The Merchant Of Venice'.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Charlie Cox's partner?

Charlie Cox married his girlfriend Samantha Thomas, the executive vice president of Bron TV, in September 2018. Samantha Thomas was formerly the vice president of Original Programming at Marvel Television. She also served as a producer on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and a co-executive producer on 'Jessica Jones' and 'Iron Fist.' He and Samantha Thomas have two children; a son born in 2016 and a daughter born in 2020.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Charlie Cox has had a successful acting career and is well-known for playing Matt Murdock in the Marvel TV series 'Daredevil.' The program received favorable reviews and ran for three seasons. His Daredevil character also appeared in the MCU media franchise 'The Defenders', a Netflix miniseries with eight episodes. He played Matt Murdock once more in the Marvel Studios movie from 2021' Spider-Man: No Way Home' and will do so again in 'Echo' in 2023.

He has appeared in many popular films and TV series such as 'Stone Of Destiny,' 'King Of Thieves,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Moby Dick', and 'There Be Dragons'. He is also widely recognized for playing Owen Sleater in 'Boardwalk Empire,' an HBO Original tv series. In 2013, he starred as Charles Thoroughgood in 'Legacy' and Carter in 'Hello Carter.' In 2014, he played Jonathan Hellyer Jones in 'The Theory Of Everything.'

Charlie Cox played Michael Kinsella, the main character in the Dublin crime series 'Kin'.

Charity Work

There is no record of Charlie Cox participating in any charity work.

What awards has Charlie Cox won?

For his part in 'Boardwalk Empire,' he was nominated for the Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2012 and 2013. He won the award in 2012.

He was also a nominee for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Motion Picture in 2015 for his performance in 'The Theory of Everything.'

He won the Helen Keller Achievement Award by the American Foundation for the Blind in 2015 for his role in 'Daredevil.'

In 2016 and 2017, Charlie Cox was nominated for Best Actor In A Television Series for 'Daredevil.' In 2017 at the Lucille Lortel Awards, he was nominated as Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play. Finally, in 2019 at the Saturn Awards, the actor was nominated for 'Best Actor In Streaming Presentation for his role in 'Daredevil.'

Charlie Cox's Hobbies And Interests

Not much is known about Charlie Cox's hobbies. However, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Other Interesting Charlie Cox Facts And Trivia

  • Charlie Cox is friends with fellow actors Eddie Redmayne, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Dornan, Chris Obi, and Robert Pattinson.
  • He cheers on Arsenal FC and is a passionate football fan.
  • He had to gain 30 lb of muscle for his role in 'Daredevil.'
  • After Ben Affleck and Rex Smith, Charlie Cox is the third actor to play the role of the Marvel Comics' hero Matt Murdock in 'Daredevil.'
  • Charlie Cox was not aware that his character in 'Daredevil' was blind until the day of the auditions.
  • One of his favorite movies is the Pixar animated film 'Toy Story'.
  • The actor is descended from important personalities, including Colonial Governor of New York, Royal Navy captain Frederick Lewis Maitland, Andrew Elliot, an Earl of Findlate, and the Baronets of Agnew and Carnegie.
  • Charlie Cox lived with his brother and dog for many years in London.
  • He keeps his personal life private and does not use any social media platform.
  • After being cast as Matt Murdock in 'Daredevil,' the actor became a huge fan of comic books.

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