Peter Cook

Comedian, Celebrity

1937 – 1995

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Who was Peter Cook?

Peter Edward Cook was an English actor, 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. Cook was closely associated with anti-establishment comedy that emerged in Britain and the United States in the late 1950s.

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Born
Nov 17, 1937
Torquay
Also known as
  • Peter Edward Cook
Parents
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Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • Radley College
  • University of Cambridge
Died
Jan 9, 1995
Hampstead

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