Golden Globes 2020: Brian Cox is surprised of his life with the first victory
After almost 60 years in the entertainment world, actor Brian Cox won his first Golden Globe at the 77th annual awards ceremony for his work on the television show Succession.
Cox took home the Best Actor Performance Award in a Television Series - Drama Category at the awards gala held on Sunday night.
Cox beat Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones), Rami Malek (Mr. Robot), Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Billy Porter (Pose).
During his acceptance speech, Cox talked about the importance of taking the prize home and even apologized to his fellow nominees for winning.
I'm sorry. I mean, this kind of event makes you think, Cox started.
First of all, I want to apologize to my fellow nominees for winning this. I mean, I'm sorry. And that is all I can say. I'm sorry, but I never expected this. And I've been in this business, while next year, I've been in this business for 60 years, and I thought this would never happen to me. I am a little surprised.
The 73-year-old man also thanked the extraordinary group of people who work in Succession, including the showrunner. Jesse Armstrong .
He described Armstrong as an incredibly modest man, a talent and a gift, and added if it wasn't for you, he wouldn't have had this.
The succession follows the life of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their elderly father and media mogul, Logan Roy (rehearsed by Cox) begins to move away from the media and entertainment conglomerate.
In an earlier interview with IANS, Cox revealed that the creators initially planned to kill their character.
The original idea was to kill my character at the end of the first season. But then they decided to keep me ... They decided that I would suffer a stroke and then the whole issue of succession will remain under scrutiny. he said.