logo
YouTube/TW
YouTube/TW

Brian Cox Tested Positive for COVID-19 – 'Succession' Star Shares His Experience

Odette Odendaal
Aug 14, 2020
07:30 A.M.

Brian Cox recently won a Golden Globe for his role in "Succession," but he also recently contracted the novel coronavirus, and shared his experience during a new interview.

Advertisement

A Scottish actor with an impressive resume, Brian Cox earned over 200 acting credits to date. And he is far from over having recently won a Golden Globe for Best Actor as Logan Roy in "Succession."

Sitting down for an interview with James Corden on Thursday, Cox discussed how doctors surprised him with news that he had contracted the novel coronavirus.

James Corden speaks to Brian Cox remotely on his "The Late Late Show" about his experience with COVID-19. | Source: YouTube/The Late Late Show with James Corden.

James Corden speaks to Brian Cox remotely on his "The Late Late Show" about his experience with COVID-19. | Source: YouTube/The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Advertisement

DECADES OF EXCELLENCE

As the first actor to play the role of the infamous Hannibal Lecter in "Manhunter" in `1986, Cox often portrayed various historical roles that also included Sir Matt Busby in "Believe" in 2014. Three years later, Cox channeled his inner Winston Churchill in a movie titled "Churchill."

The award is a highlight of Cox's career that's spanned over six decades already, and being rewarded with a Golden Globe made for a "wonderful" victory and evening, as he said:

"It was extraordinary - it does your head in at these kinds of events."

Advertisement

HE HAD NO IDEA

But recently, Cox made a startling discovery when he went to the doctor for a checkup. The 74-year-old actor has diabetes, and he had his blood drawn, only for medical personnel to find out that he had antibodies to the novel coronavirus.

Cox had no idea he had even contracted COVID-19, as he had none of the symptoms commonly associated with the respiratory disease. However, after he gave it some thought, Cox determined that he probably contracted the virus while spending time in London shortly before Christmas.

Advertisement

THE SYMPTOMS HE EXPERIENCED

Chatting to James Corden on "The Late Late Show" on Wednesday, Cox said that the only thing that felt out of place medically speaking was the "sneezing fits," he experienced apart from brief fatigue.

Although sneezing is not a symptom associated with the virus, Cox said that a part of the problem is that he "never felt anything."

Advertisement

He had no fever, no chills, nothing. But the sneezing wasn't exactly standard either, and that is why it stood out to Cox who added:

"For about four days I had these sneezing attacks, just sneezing. The doctor told me that three of her patients also had (sneezing) attacks."

Advertisement

FROM COX TO COX

Brian Cox and his unrelated namesake Courteney Cox may both be actors with successful careers, but that is where the similarities end. Courteney first became a household name due to her role in the comedy "Friends," and she followed up on her success with various other shows.

Even so, the Courteney everyone came to know and love, looked like she hardly aged a bit when she turned 56 two months ago. Sharing a video wherein she dove into a pool; the actress looked youthful and sexy in her black bikini.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
info

We at news.AmoMama.com do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDС, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated.Take care!

Related posts

Kevin Costner Dated Train of Famous Women before Meeting Wife Who Warned She Would Not Wait Long for Him

April 14, 2022

Loving Grandson Longing for His Lonely 77-Year-Old Granny Walks 1,700 Miles to Hug Her

February 12, 2022

Ron Howard Was Most Concerned about His Kids' Values — Inside His Decision to Protect Them

April 26, 2022

Tom Brady & Pregnant Bridget Moynahan Split - She Wed Husband at Secret Ceremony 9 Years Later

February 20, 2022

Tom Hanks Has Been Married to Wife Rita for 33 Years Who He Met amid Broken Marriage to College Sweetheart

January 26, 2022

Chrissy Metz's Ex-husband Martyn Eaden Filed for Divorce in 2014 — Her Love Life Flourished after They Split

January 26, 2022

Meet Jeff Bridges' Wife of 45 Years & 3 Daughters Who Stood by Him amid His Fight for Life against Cancer

April 10, 2022

Inside Jennifer Aniston & Brad Pitt's Marriage — From Passion to 'No Oddness' after Their Split

March 11, 2022

Charlie Sheen Is Battling a Virus with No Cure & Kept It a Secret for His Daughter's Sake

February 24, 2022

Jim Carrey's Wife Fell for Him When He Made $150 a Week — She Demanded $5-10 Million during Their Divorce

April 05, 2022

Jennifer Love Hewitt an Brian Hallisay Have Been Together for More than a Decade & Share 3 Beautiful Kids

February 21, 2022

Paul Newman’s 50-Year Marriage Started at the Expense of His Relationship with His 1st Wife

February 02, 2022

Brendan Fraser Said He Was Humiliated by HFPA President & Experienced Tragedy, Divorce & Possible Blacklisting

February 01, 2022

Barbra Streisand's Mother Never Said She Loved Her & Was Jealous of Daughter's Success

March 13, 2022