Ronny Cox was born on July 23, 1938, in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, U.S. Ronny Cox, an American actor, also sings and writes songs. He is famous for playing Drew Ballinger in Deliverance (1972), George Apple in Apple’s Way (1974–75), Ozark Bule in Bound for Glory (1976), Colonel Kerby in Taps (1981), Lieutenant Andrew Bogomil in Beverly Hills Cop (1984) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Dick Jones in RoboCop (1987). Ronny Cox performs as a musician, playing at festivals and theaters more than 100 times annually since 2012.

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Ronny Cox
July 23, 1938
85 years old
Actor, Singer, Song Writer
$5 Milion

Ronny Cox Net Worth

Ronny Cox, the American actor, singer-songwriter, and storyteller, has a net worth of $5 million. Throughout the last 60 years, the 84-year-old accomplished himself in acting, singing, songwriting, playing the guitar, making music, and lending his voice to characters. On top of his acting career, Ronny Cox is a talented singer-songwriter and guitarist. He released out 10 albums and one EP during his music journey.

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Ronny Personal Life

Born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, Daniel Ronald Cox was the third of Lounette and Bob P. Cox’s five children. Bob P. Cox was a carpenter and also worked at a dairy. He grew up in Portales, New Mexico. Cox encountered his future wife Mary at the age of 11, while he was 14.

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They started dating at ages 15 and 18. In 1960, they tied the knot and had two sons. Cox completed a double major in theater and speech correction at Eastern New Mexico University in 1963. Mary passed away in 2006, exactly 50 years after their first date. Cox frequently mentions her in his music shows.

Ronny Cox Career As An Actor

Cox worked in the entertainment industry for more than five decades, taking on various roles in both film and television. His debut in the 1972 film Deliverance left a lasting impression, especially in the “Dueling Banjos” scene where he displayed his musical talent.

After that, Cox moved on to television, acting in series such as Apple’s Way and appearing as a guest in well-known shows like Murder, She Wrote and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He established himself as a big-screen star by starring in hit movies like Beverly Hills Cop, RoboCop, and Total Recall.

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Cox excels at playing a variety of characters, ranging from corporate villains to law enforcement officers. Cox had a role in The Starter Wife. His work in live-action and animated projects, as well as his stage performances, highlight his experience as a versatile actor with a diverse career.

Cox played Walter Kenney in Dexter, season six, episode three (“Smokey and the Bandit”). He guest-starred in an episode of Diagnosis Murder entitled “The Pressure to Murder”, episode 9, season three. Cox played Gideon Claybourne on season 6 of Nashville in 2018.

Cox Music Career

Cox prioritizes music over his successful acting career. He rejects around 90% of the acting jobs he gets in order to perform in over 100 shows at festivals and theaters annually. His band is with him. Each year, Cox guides a musical tour to Ireland. Cox joined the New Mexico Music Hall of Fame on November 2, 2019.

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In July 25, 2021, Cox winning the New Mexico Music Awards. The Norman Petty Producers Award was given to Tom (Panda) Ryan for his recording of Ronny Cox’s Live at the Kitchen Sink, which included the 2021 Best Folk Music Award for his song, “Portales”. The album Live at the Kitchen Sink was captured at The Kitchen Sink Recording Studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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