Galway Film Fleadh to honour Brian Cox for outstanding achievement

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The Galway Film Fleadh is set to welcome star of stage and screen Brian Cox for a highly anticipated public interview as part of the 36th edition of the festival.

During the festival, Cox will be honoured with the Galway Hooker Award for Outstanding Achievement, the festival’s highest award.

Cox, most recently known for his role in HBO’s Succession, has established himself as a versatile performer, garnering critical acclaim and prestigious awards.

His accolades include a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his remarkable portrayal of Hermann Goering in Nuremberg.

His extensive film credits include Troy, Zodiac, Braveheart, Manhunter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Bourne Trilogy and much more.

A veteran of the London stage, Cox has won two Olivier Awards for Best Actor  for his performances in Titus Andronicus for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Rat in the Skull for the Royal Court.

Currently gracing the London stage in the West End production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Cox continues to captivate audiences with his talent and dedication to the craft.

Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to be partnering with the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) for this event, who are at the forefront of showcasing and rewarding excellence in achievement across screen performance and production for the past 21 years in Ireland.

Speaking about the event, CEO Miriam Allen said that they are honoured to welcome Brian Cox to the Galway Film Fleadh.

“His remarkable talent and contributions to both stage and screen have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment,” she said.

“We are thrilled to present him with the Galway Hooker Award for Outstanding Achievement to recognise his extraordinary career.”

The public interview led by RTÉ Arena presenter, Seán Rocks will take place on Sunday, 14th of July at 3pm at the Galmont Hotel and tickets are €15.

Buy your tickets on the Galway Film Fleadh website