Alex Cox

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Birthday
15, 1954
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace
England

About

British director of the 1980s films Sid & Nancy and Repo Man. He later turned to directing independent films.

Before Fame

He moved from the United Kingdom to the United States in 1977 to attend film school at the University of California-Los Angeles.

Trivia

His 1987 film Walker was made during the 1988 Writers' Guild of America strike, resulting in him being blacklisted from studio films for several years.

Family Life

He married writer Tod Davies.

Associated With

He was originally set to direct Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas but was replaced because of creative differences with writer Hunter S. Thompson.