Brian Cox is an English physicist and musician born in 1968 in Chadderton, Oldham, UK. Cox is part of the High Energy Physics group at the University of Manchester. He is noted for his work on many physics and astronomy programs for the BBC and filled the role of David Attenborough. Cox was the keyboard player of the pop group D.Ream. Throughout his career, he has won the Kelvin Prize, OBE Award, and Michael Faraday Prize. He is married to Gia Millinovich and has two children.