Cox, Tony 1958- (Joe Anthony Cox, Joe Antony Cox)

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Cox, Tony 1958- (Joe Anthony Cox, Joe Antony Cox)


Born March 31, 1958, in Uniontown, AL; married, wife's name Otelia, 1989; children: one daughter. Education: Attended Alabama State University.


Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Barry Katz, New Wave Entertainment, 2660 West Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505.


Actor. Also worked as stunt performer.


Film Appearances:

(As Joe Anthony Cox) Bad William, Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype, U.G.C. Worldwide Distribution, 1980.

(As Joe Antony Cox) Midget nut, Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams (also known as Nice Dreams), Columbia, 1981.

Hotel Rainbow guest, Under the Rainbow, 1981.

Midget, Penitentiary II (also known as Championship Fight), United Artists, 1982.

First lawn jockey, Jekyll and HydeTogether Again, Paramount, 1982.

Ewok, Star Wars: Episode VI—Return of the Jedi (also known as Return of the Jedi and Star Wars VI—Return of the Jedi), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

(As Joe Anthony Cox) Drone, Invaders from Mars, Cannon Pictures, 1986.

Hooter, Captain Eo, 1986.

Kong, Hollywood Zap, 1986.

Dinks member, Spaceballs, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Sammy Rodenko, Valet Girls, 1987.

Neitherworld minister, Beetlejuice, Warner Bros., 1988.

Vohnkar warrior, Willow, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1988.

Pee Wee Marquette, Bird, Warner Bros., 1988.

Hotel resident, Retribution, Taurus Entertainment, 1988.

Wayne Evans, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1988.

Pez, Spaced Invaders (also known as Martians!!!), Buena Vista, 1990.

Big Al, Rockula, Cannon, 1990.

Hot dog man, Hollywood Hot Tubs 2: Educating Crystal, 1990.

Human xylophone, The Dark Backward (also known as The Man with Three Arms), Greycat Films, 1991.

Blaaatt, Mom and Dad Save the World, Warner Bros., 1992.

Dwarf guard, Il silenzio dei prosciutti (also known as The Silence of the Hams), October Films, 1994.

African-American leprechaun, Leprechaun 2 (also known as One Wedding and Lots of Funerals), Trimark Pictures, 1994.

Midgetman, Blankman, Columbia, 1994.

Ghoulie Dark, Ghoulies IV, 1994.

Mr. Parker, Friday, New Line Cinema, 1995.

(As Joe Anthony Cox) Assistant, The Fantasticks, United Artists, 1995.

Shonte Jackson, Me, Myself and Irene, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.

Smitty, Back by Midnight, Imageworks Entertainment International, 2002.

Jamal, The Hebrew Hammer, Strand Releasing, 2003.

Marcus, Bad Santa (also known as Badder Santa), Dimension Films, 2003.

TV: The Movie (also known as National Lampoon's "TV the Movie"), Xenon Pictures, 2006.

Hitch, Date Movie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Bink, Epic Movie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Big Willie Johnson, Who's Your Caddy?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2007.

Biggie Smalls, The Hustle, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Widdle, The Ewok Adventure (also known as Caravan of Courage and Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure), ABC, 1984.

Willy, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, ABC, 1985.

Lester, Percy and Thunder, TNT, 1993.

Dwarf convenience store clerk, W.E.I.R.D. World, Fox, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Making of "Captain Eo," 1986.

3rd Annual BET Awards, Black Entertainment Television, 2003.

Roy, Humor Me, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Allen, Pryor's Place, 1984.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Private Zedht, "Shgoratchx!," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, 1981.

Circus dwarf, "Just Another Three Ring Circus," The Greatest American Hero, 1982.

Bubba, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), 1984.

Herald, "Puss in Boots," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), 1985.

Dread, "Nice Work if You Can Get It," thirtysomething, 1987.

Alien, "Married … with Aliens," Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1990.

Bennie, "Your Arms Are Too Short to Box with Martin," Martin, Fox, 1993.

Mr. White, Mad TV, 1996.

Sweet and Low, "Step Up to Get Beat Down," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 1997.

Goldy, "Christmas Cheerleader," Stark Raving Mad, NBC, 1999.

Himself, "Real Time," Linc's, 1999.

Himself, "A Dry White Season," Linc's, 2000.

First angel, "The Proposal," Frasier, NBC, 2002.

Arlo, "Mom," Rescue Me (also known as Rescue Me: FDNY), FX Network, 2004.

Arlo, "Leaving," Rescue Me (also known as Rescue Me: FDNY), FX Network, 2004.

Arlo, "Sanctuary," Rescue Me (also known as Rescue Me: FDNY), FX Network, 2004.

Himself, "Eminem: Just Lose It," Making the Video, MTV, 2004.

(Uncredited) Shonte Jackson (in archive footage), "Magnificent Movies," 20 to 1, Nine Network, 2006.

Seth, "The Seminar," Carpoolers, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared in episodes of In Living Color, Fox, and as Tiger Man, Method & Red, Fox.



Voice of first bartender, Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine (video game), 1994.

Voice of Ewok (from archive footage), Star Wars: Battlefront (video game), LucasArts Entertainment, 2004.

Appeared in the music video "Just Lose It" by Eminem, 2004; also appeared in the music videos "The Bitch Song" by Bowling for Soup, "Breakout" by the Foo Fighters, and "California Love" by 2Pac.