Cerimon House was delighted to welcome
our colleague Brian Cox, acclaimed star of stage and screen,
to Portland for a special summer benefit fundraiser.
One Night Only. Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Brian Cox, the internationally acclaimed actor, came to Portland for one night only to help celebrate and support the humanities & cultural arts programming of Cerimon House. A captivating raconteur in person, Mr. Cox shared stories from his notable and wide-ranging career on stage, and in independent films and Hollywood blockbusters. This conversational evening, emceed by theatre artist Randall Stuart & journalist Margie Boulé illuminated Brian's favorite moments from his life in the arts, which includes two Olivier Awards and an Emmy Award, and nominated for Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards. His most recent performances include Sir Winston Churchill in the film Churchill, and the patriarch Logan Roy in the upcoming HBO series Succession.
Brian's commitment to supporting and celebrating the cultural arts is well known, and he made this trip to Portland specifically because of his deep belief in Cerimon House and its mission of community, creativity, curiosity, and ceremony.
Renowned for both his classical theatre stage performances and a remarkable career on screen including playing the original Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter, some of Brian's most famous films and television appearances include Braveheart, Rob Roy, Troy, Rushmore, The Bourne Supremacy, X Men 2 Troy, Match Point, Running With Scissors, The Escapist, Super Troopers, Zodiac, Deadwood, Frasier, and his Emmy Award-winning turn in Nuremberg. His career on Broadway and the Royal Shakespeare Company includes Titus Andronicus, Rat In The Skull, Stoppards' Rock n' Roll, Strange Interlude, and King Lear.
Close friends of founder Randall Stuart,
Brian Cox supports the work of Cerimon House,
and while in residence created a popular video performance
of the beloved character Cerimon from Shakespeare's play Pericles.