Charlie Cox Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Jul, 2018
Facts of Charlie Cox
Date of Birth: 1982 , December-15
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Charlie Cox
Birth Name Charlie Thomas Cox
Nick Name Charlie
Father Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox
Mother Patricia (née Harley)
Nationality British
Ethnicity English, Irish, Scottish
Profession English actor
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Waist size 34 inches
Chest Size 42 inches
Bicep Size 16 inches
Weight in KG 78 kg
Affair with Lynn Collins,Kate Mara, Janet Montgomery
Girlfriend Samantha Thomas
Children One
Education Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol to study acting
Awards Screen Actors Guild Awards, Helen Keller Achievement Awards
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Movies Stardust, Perfect, King Of Thieves
TV Show Boardwalk Empire,Daredevil, The Defenders
Siblings Toby, Emma, Zoe and Oliver.
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Charlie Cox is an English actor, known for his role as Matt Murdock/Daredevil in Netflix TV series DaredevilHe is the first non-American actor to play Matt Murdock/Daredevil. He is also popular as Tristan Thorn in Stardust and Jonathan Hellyer Jones in The Theory of Everything. 

Early Life Of Charlie Cox 

Charlie Cox was born Charlie Thomas Cox on 15 December 1982 in London, England, UK and raised in East Sussex. He is the son of Patricia (née Harley) and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox. His father is a publisher. He is the youngest of five children; has one elder brother Toby and three half-siblings, Emma, Oliver and Zoe from his father's first marriage.

He attended two independent schools:  Ashdown House School in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex and Sherborne School in the market town of Sherborne in DorsetLater he enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol to study acting. 

Charlie Cox's Career

Cox started his acting career in 2002 playing Young Vicar in an episode of the television series Judge John DeedHowever, he debuted in a thriller movie do the i in 2003 playing the role of Theo. After a year he was seen in The Merchant of Venice as Lorenzo

His huge breakthrough and success came in 2007 when he portrayed the role of Tristan Thorn in Stardust. Then after, he appeared in many short films including Harry, Henry and the Prostitute, Stone of Destiny, Big Guy, and Perfect. He also appeared in TV series such as Lewis, downtown Abbey, Broadwalk Empire and stage performance like 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Collection The Prince of Homburg. 

 

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In 2012, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards for his excellent performance in Boardwalk Empire. In 2015, Cox began playing the main role of Matt Murdock in Marvel's TV show Daredevil and became a first non-American actor to play Matt Murdock/Daredevil. His work in Daredevil earned him Helen Keller Achievement Awards in 2015.

He also got nominated for the Saturn Awards under the category of Best Actor in TV Series for Daredevil and Lucille Lortel Awards under the category of Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for Incognito

In 2017, he played the lead role in the TV series The Defenders. 

Charlie Cox's Net Worth 

Charlie Cox has appeared in the various super hit movies and TV series including Stardust, Daredevil, The Defenders and many more. Throughout his career, he has earned a good sum of money but his net worth and salary are not public. However, according to sources Cox's worth is estimated to be in six digits. 

As a lead cast of Daredevil, Cox estimated salary per episode was $8k. IMDb rated the series 8.7. Also, his salary may increase in the coming season.

Charlie Cox's Personal Life

Charlie Cox is unmarried but he is also not single. He is dating Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Jessica Jones producer Samantha Thomas. At the end of 2015, he stayed in a relationship with Thomas. In October 2016, Cox became a father to his first child, a daughter with his girlfriend. However, much information is not disclosed about their daughter. 

CAPTION: Daredevil star Charlie Cox with his girlfriend Samantha Thomas SOURCE: dailymail

Previously, he dated American actress Lynn Collins in 2004 when he was 22 years old. However, their relationships do not last for a long time. Both Cox and Collins also starred side by side in The Merchant of Venice. 

In 2008 Charlie Cox was rumored of dating Kate Mara, famous American actress of House of Cards. Their relationship ended in 2009. After staying single for almost five years he began dating the talented British actress Janet Montgomery in 2014. According to various sources, Montgomery and Cox's love affair started at the beginning of 2014 and ended later in the same year. 

As of 2018, he resides in London with his girlfriend Samantha Thomas. 

Charlie Cox's Workout Routine For Daredevil

Cox put in a lot of effort to play the role of a superhero in Daredevil. He was never a gym rat and only went on occasional runs before he landed the role of Daredevil. After getting the part he joined the gym and was personally trained by Naqam Washington. He worked out three to six days a week and ate lots of meal and carbs per day.

Body Measurements 

Height- 5 feet 10 inch

Weight- 80 kg 

 

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