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  • Charlie Thomas Cox is an English actor best known for his starring role as Tristan Thorne

  • in Stardust and for his supporting role in the second and third seasons of HBO's Boardwalk

  • Empire. Cox will play the title role of Marvel's upcoming Daredevil TV series.

  • Early life Cox, the youngest of five children, was born

  • in London, England, and brought up in East Sussex. He is the son of Patricia C. A. "Trisha"

  • and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox, who is a publisher. His paternal ancestors include

  • Sir Andrew Agnew, 7th Baronet, Royal Navy captain Frederick Lewis Maitland, James Ogilvy,

  • 4th Earl of Findlater, Sir David Carnegie, 4th Baronet, and a Colonial Governor of New

  • York, Andrew Elliot. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic.

  • Cox was educated at two independent schools: at Ashdown House School in the village of

  • Forest Row in East Sussex and Sherborne School in the market town of Sherborne in Dorset.

  • He later trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol.

  • Career Cox played the role of Tristan Thorne in the

  • 2007 film Stardust. He was next seen in the 2008 film Stone of Destiny in which he played

  • Ian Hamilton. He made his West End debut in Harold Pinter's The Collection at the Ambassadors

  • Theatre in London, and in the same year played the Duke of Crowborough in the pilot episode

  • of the ITV drama series Downton Abbey. He also appeared in Kleist's The Prince of Homburg,

  • playing the title role, at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2010. He played the part of St.

  • Josemaría Escrivá in the 2011 Roland Joffé film There Be Dragons. Also in 2011, Cox signed

  • on to play a recurring role in the second season of the Martin Scorsese-produced HBO

  • original series Boardwalk Empire as an Irish immigrant with ties to the IRA. His character

  • became a regular for the series' third season, which began broadcast in September 2012.

  • On May 28th, 2014, it was announced that Cox will portray Matt Murdock/Daredevil in Marvel's

  • upcoming Daredevil TV series. Filmography

  • Film Television

  • Stage References

  • External links Charlie Cox at the Internet Movie Database

  • Charlie Cox Interview

Charlie Thomas Cox is an English actor best known for his starring role as Tristan Thorne

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