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Alex Cox

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Birth Name: Alex Cox
Born: 12/15/1954
Birth Place: Liverpool, England, GB

Alex Cox was born on Dec. 15, 1954 in the small English town of Bebington, Merseyside. Educated at the Wirral Grammar School for Boys, Cox fed his aesthetic on weekends in the decrepit movie houses of nearby Liverpool, most notably the Scala Cinema, where he saw many Italian horror films and spaghetti Westerns through clouds of cigarette smoke emitted by the venue's disreputable adult patrons. Though pointed initially to a law degree at Oxford University -where he participated in stage shows produced by the campus drama society - Cox ultimately shifted his focus to the study of film. After completing his studies of radio, film and television at Bristol University in 1977, he was awarded a Fu... Continue Bio >>

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