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Peter Cook

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Birth Name: Peter Cook
Born: 11/17/1937
Birth Place: Devon, England, GB
Death Place: London, England, GB
Died: 01/09/1995

Born Nov. 17, 1937 in the town of Torquay in Devon, England, Peter Edward Cook was the eldest of three children of Alexander Cook, a civil servant, and his wife, Ethel Mayo. Educated at Radley College, he was expected to follow in his father's footsteps, but declined, stating "England had run out of colonies," and instead studied French and German. He later attended Pembroke College at Cambridge, where he auditioned for and joined the prestigious Footlights Club by imitating a droning, trivia-obsessed employee of Radley who later formed the basis for one of his most enduring characters, the terminally dull E.L. Wisty. He eventually became president of the Footlights Club, and began his profe... Continue Bio >>

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