Peter Cook

Biography

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Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English satirist, writer and comedian. An extremely influential figure in modern British comedy, he is regarded as the leading light of the British satire boom of the 1960s. He has been described by Stephen Fry as "the funniest man who ever drew breath" although Cook's work was also controversial. Cook is closely associated with anti-establishment comedy that emerged in Britain and the USA in the late 1950s.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English satirist, writer and comedian. An extremely influential figure in modern British comedy, he is regarded as the leading light of the British satire boom of the 1960s. He has been described by Stephen Fry as "the funniest man who ever drew breath" although Cook's work was also controversial. Cook is closely associated with anti-establishment comedy that emerged in Britain and the USA in the late 1950s.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1937-11-17

Day of Death 1995-01-09

Place of Birth Torquay, Devon, England, UK

Adult Actor False

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Undiscovered Peter Cook as Himself (archive)
2009 Roger Mellie: The Man on the Telly as Roger Mellie
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Himself
2002 Peter Cook At a Slight Angle to the Universe
1994 Black Beauty as Lord Wexmire
1994 Room 101(1 episode)
1990 A Life In Pieces(12 episodes) as Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
1990 A Life in Pieces as Arthur Streeb-Greebling
1989 Getting It Right as Mr Adrian
1989 Saturday Night Clive(1 episode)
1989 The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball as Himself
1988 Without a Clue
1988 Whoops Apocalypse as Sir Mortimer Chris (Prime Minister)
1988 Mr Jolly Lives Next Door as Mr Jolly
1988 Jake's Journey as King Arthur
1987 The Princess Bride as The Impressive Clergyman
1984 Supergirl as Nigel
1984 Supergirl: The Making of the Movie as Himself / Nigel
1983 Yellowbeard as Lord Percy Lambourn
1983 Blackadder(1 episode)
1982 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball as Himself - Various Roles
1982 Electric Blue 007 as Himself
1981 Two of Us(20 episodes)
1981 The Two of Us(20 episodes)
1979 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Various Roles
1979 Derek and Clive Get the Horn as Clive
1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Sherlock Holmes
1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's as Himself
1976 Find the Lady as Lewenhak
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1972 The Adventures of Barry McKenzie as Dominic
1971 Where Do I Sit?(3 episodes)
1970 The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer as Michael Rimmer
1969 The Bed-Sitting Room as Inspector
1969 Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies as Maj. Digby Dawlish
1968 A Dandy in Aspic as Prentiss
1967 Bedazzled as George Spiggot/The Devil
1967 A Series Of Bird's(1 episode)
1966 Alice in Wonderland as Mad Hatter
1966 The Wrong Box as Morris Finsbury
1964 Beyond the Fringe as Various Characters
1964 Not Only... But Also(23 episodes)
1964 Top of the Pops(1 episode)
1960 Ten Thousand Talents
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive(1 episode)

Writing

1983 Yellowbeard … Writer
1979 Derek and Clive Get the Horn … Writer
1970 The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer … Writer
1967 Bedazzled … Screenplay
1967 Bedazzled … Story
1964 Not Only... But Also(23 episodes) … Writer
1962 That Was The Week That Was(1 episode) … Writer

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