Former officer, U.S. Navy who served onboard destroyer U.S.S. Forrest Sherman (1977-1981).
Starting in 1984, studied (and later taught) On-Camera Acting under Adam Roarke at his famed Film Actor's Lab in Dallas, also working with Lou Diamond Phillips.
One daughter, Alexandria "Alex" Cox, born 1 April 1995.
The son of career U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sargeant Wayne Cox and his wife Betty. Born at an American military hospital in Germany, his childhood was spent at various bases and embassies in Yugoslavia, Texas, Spain, Wyoming, Mississippi, Louisiana, and England along with his three brothers and one sister.
Has been teaching On-Camera Acting at the University of Oklahoma since the course was initiated there in January of 1995. [May 2014]
Graduate of the University of Oklahoma (BA '77).
Taught Acting for the Camera at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles (1989-1990).