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Cox, the third of five children, was born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, the son of Lounette (née Rucker) and Bob P. Cox, a carpenter who also worked at a dairy. He grew up in Portales, New Mexico. Cox met his wife Mary when she was in the fifth grade and he was in the seventh grade, and they married in 1960. Cox graduated from Eastern New Mexico Universityin 1963 with a double major in theater and speech correction. Mary died in 2006, 50 years to the day of their first date. Cox often talks about her during his music performances.
As an actor, Cox made his debut in the acclaimed 1972 film Deliverance. In one scene, he plays the instrumental "Dueling Banjos" on his guitar with a banjo-playing mountain boy, played by child actor Billy Redden. He was hired for the role because he could play the guitar.Cox published a book in 2012 in which he recounted his experiences making the film. In 1974–1975, Cox starred in the short-lived family-oriented series entitled Apple's Way, created by Earl Hamner, creator of The Waltons. He also appeared as Mr. Webb in a television production of Our Town. In 1977, he appeared in the episode "Devil Pack" from the series Quinn Martin's Tales of the Unexpected. In 1984, 12 years after Deliverance, Cox again played a member of a small group of men who are lost, this time in the Nevada desert, and being chased by bloodthirsty locals in the low-budget film Courage. One of Cox's roles was that of Dr. John Gideon during the final season of...
Despite having a successful acting career, Cox said that music now comes first in his life. He turns down about 90% of the acting jobs he is offered to play over 100 shows at festivals and theaters each year. He is accompanied by his band of world-class, virtuoso musicians.Cox also leads a musical tour to Ireland each year.
Cox, Ronny. Dueling Banjos: The Deliverance of Drew. Decent Hill, 2012. ISBN 978-1-936085-58-3(paperback); 9781936085590 (hardcover); 9781936085606 (eBook)
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Ronny Cox is a superbly talented actor, singer-songwriter, and musician who has been consistently active in Hollywood for more than 40 years portraying a diverse range of characters.
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- July 23, 1938 in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, USA
Ronny Cox. American actor and musician. Upload media. Wikipedia. Date of birth. 23 July 1938. Cloudcroft. Work period (start) 1972.
Ronny Cox (born 23 July 1938; age 83) is the actor, singer, and songwriter who played Captain Edward Jellico in the Star Trek: The Next Generation sixth season episodes "Chain of Command, Part I" and "Chain of Command, Part II". He was a regular on the final season of the long-running hospital...
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