Cox will explain how he divests himself of his own personality before assuming another for the stage. The event will also feature psychology professor Alison Gopnik.
Cox has previously starred on Broadway in such shows as Art and Rock 'N' Roll. He has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained great recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He is a cast member of the Showtime series The Big C, with other Hollywood credits including Rushmore, The Bourne Supremacy, Troy, and Braveheart.
Future participants in the Talk About Nothing series will include comedian Sandra Bernhard (December 1), director Robert Wilson (December 6), voice and acting coach Patsy Rodenburg (December 19), performance artist Laurie Anderson (December 19), actress Fiona Shaw (January 17), and director Peter Sellars (January 29).
For more information, including a more complete schedule of participants, visit www.rmanyc.org/nothing.