Darryl Cox

Darryl Cox

E-mail: Darryl.R.Cox-1@ou.edu
Office: Wallace Old Science Hall, Room 302
Phone:405/325-3020

Darryl Cox (B.A. University of Oklahoma) is a professional actor, an active member of the Screen Actor's Guild whose career spans the spectrum of major film and television productions. Among his credits are over 50 principal roles in features (including ARLINGTON ROAD, ROBOCOP, BOTTLE ROCKET, A PERFECT WORLD, and NECESSARY ROUGHNESS), TV dramas (including "NYPD BLUE" "L.A. LAW", "PRISON BREAK", and "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS"), sit-coms (NBC-TV's "KNIGHT & DAYE" with Jack Warden), mini-series (including "NORTH AND SOUTH" and "James Michener's TEXAS"), TV movies (including "MUHAMMAD ALI: KING OF THE WORLD" and "Witness to the Execution"), daytime soaps (GENERAL HOSPITAL) and children's shows (including "WISHBONE"). Actors he has worked with include Owen Wilson, Tim Robbins, Helena Bonham Carter, Hal Holbrook, Jeff Bridges, Ben Affleck, Jack Warden, Joan Cusack, Jimmy Smits, Timothy Dalton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Bateman, Terry O'Quinn, and Howard Keel. He has been directed by, among others, Clint Eastwood, Terrence Malick, Oliver Stone, Tim Blake Nelson, Bille August, and Wes Anderson. He has additional credits in dozens of national and regional TV commercials and over 40 roles on stages from Charleston South Carolina to Los Angeles. Darryl has taught Acting For The Camera for over a quarter century, at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and at Adam Roarke's Film Actors Lab in Dallas, and has been teaching the course at the University of Oklahoma since 1995. A former officer in the U.S. Navy, he served on board the destroyer U.S.S. FORREST SHERMAN, including a tour in the Persian Gulf in 1980. He has a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma.