Daniel Ronald Cox was born on 23 July 1938, in Cloudcroft, New Mexico USA, and is an actor, songwriter, and singer, possibly still best known for being part of the film “Deliverance”. He was also part of other popular films such as “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Robocop”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Ronny Cox? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting – he was also the villain of the 1990 film “Total Recall”. He’s ventured into music too, playing at theatres with his band. All of these achievements ensured the position of his wealth.
Ronny Cox Net Worth $5 million
Ronny grew up in Portales, New Mexico, and attended Eastern New Mexico University and graduated with a degree in Speech Correction and Theatre in 1963.
Cox made his debut in the 1972 film “Deliverance”, which received critical acclaim, playing alongside Burt Reynolds and child actor Billy Redden. After the film, he had more opportunities which started to build his net worth. He starred in the short-lived series “Apple’s Way” before making an appearance in the television movie “Our Town”. In 1977, he made a guest appearance in the show “Quinn Martin’s Tales of the Unexpected”, and later appeared in the low budget film “Courage”.
During the final season of the medical drama “St. Elsewhere”, Ronny appeared as Dr. John Gideon. In 1987, he was then given a villain’s role in the film “RoboCop”, after which he co-starred in the short lived “Cop Rock”, before getting another villain’s role in “Total Recall”. He then made an appearance in a two part episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, before in 1997 portraying Jack Neil in the film “Murder at 1600”, before being cast in the television movie “Perfect Murder, Perfect Town” in which he played John Ramsey. His next notable project would be “Beverly Hills Cop” and he reprised his role in the sequel “Beverly Hills Cop II”. His net worth continued to increase.
Cox was then cast in the television series “The Starter Wife”, before venturing into animation work. He voiced Doc in “Invasion America” and later voiced Senator McMillan in Todd McFarlane’s “Spawn”. Afterwards, he played the father of Bree Van de Kamp in “Desperate Housewives”, then in 2011 guest starring in “Mr. Sunshine” before appearing in an episode of “Dexter”. One of his latest projects was a guest appearance in “Diagnosis Murder” during its third season.
Aside from acting, Ronny also does music work. He reportedly turns down a lot of acting offers to play music at festivals. He plays with a band of virtuoso musicians and he does a musical tour to Ireland every year.
For his personal life, it is known that Cox married Mary in 1960; they met while in high school and later had two children. However, she passed away in 2006, according to Cox 50 years to the day after their first date.
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