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Brian Cox Expresses Concern for 'Succession' Co-star Jeremy Strong's Acting Method

Brian Cox Expresses Concern for 'Succession' Co-star Jeremy Strong's Acting Method

Brian Cox is speaking out in response to the viral New Yorker profile on his Succession co-star Jeremy Strong.

The 75-year-old actor opened up while appearing on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Wednesday night (December 8) in New York City.

Brian plays the father of Jeremy‘s character on Succession. In the profile, Jeremy talked about his intense method acting approach and Brian expressed concern in the article. While on the talk show, he doubled down.

Click inside to find out what he said…

“The thing about Jeremy’s approach is it works in terms of what comes out the other end,” Brian said. “My problem — and, it’s not a problem, I don’t have a problem with Jeremy because he’s delightful. … He’s an extraordinary dad. He’s a pretty unique individual. But, he does get obsessed with the work. And I worry about what it does to him, because if you can’t separate yourself — because you’re dealing with all of this material every day. You can’t live in it. Eventually, you get worn out.”

He added, “Like, to me, Daniel Day-Lewis got worn out at 55 and decided to retire because [he] couldn’t go on doing that every day. It’s too consuming. And I do worry about it. But the result — what everyone says about Jeremy — the result is always extraordinary and excellent.”

Find out which Oscar-nominated star is defending Jeremy amid the controversial profile.

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