Brian Cox is discovering homeschooling his sons ”powerful”.
The 73-year-old actor says he was ”thrust” into fatherhood ”late in life” when his spouse Nicole Ansari-Cox gave start to sons Orson, now 18, and Torin, now 15.
And now the youngsters are residence from college amid the coronavirus pandemic, Brian is having to homeschool them, which he’s discovering ”troublesome”.
He mentioned: ”They’re troublesome, not simple, it is powerful for them. We must do homeschooling.
”I’ve to get my younger lad to mattress as he is at all times up late on his video chats. I did not anticipate this, loads of the time I’m not right here, so fatherhood has been thrust upon me late in life.”
The ‘Succession’ actor – who additionally has son Alan and daughter Margaret together with his ex-wife Caroline Burt – is at present staying in New York, which is the epicentre of the virus within the US, however has insisted his spouse is making him ”keep at residence” as a result of his diabetes makes him ”high-risk”.
He added: ”I’m in a rural setting, my home is down by the bushes. I’ve diabetes so I’m high-risk, my spouse makes me keep at residence, be sure you wash your arms!”
Brian – who hails from Dundee in Scotland – additionally praised the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) for the care they’re offering these struggling with coronavirus.
The ‘Churchill’ star defined: ”I’ve been right here in NY for ten weeks. Without the carers, we would be misplaced. We have to verify their stress is lowered to the minimal.”
Currently, Brian is starring in a web-based pilot episode of ‘Little Room’ – which is a homicide thriller sequence filmed throughout lockdown – and joked he’s ”owned” by HBO.
Speaking to UK TV present ‘Lorraine’, he mentioned: ”I’m locked into simply doing that, I’m owned by HBO, I had no thought it was simply a web-based pilot. I’m getting my spouse to speak for me as I’m too shy.”