|born on||17 November 1937 at 04:40 (= 04:40 AM )|
|Place||Torquay, England, 50n28, 3w30|
|Timezone||GMT h0w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||24°25' 08°20 Asc. 23°02'|
British comedian and satirist, called the funniest man in the history of comedy. Cook is perhaps best known for his "Beyond the Fringe," a stage show which satirized contemporary culture and political figures of the 1960s. He and Dudley Moore performed in another popular comedic series called "Not Only...But Also. The duo made movies together as well.
He was married three times, first to Wendy Snowden with whom he had two daughters (1963-1971), then to Judy Huxtable (1973-1989) and finally
Lin Chong (1989-1995)
He died January 9, 1995 in London of internal haemorrhage. He had battled alcoholism for years.
Sy Scholfield quotes biography written by Cook's sister, Lin Cook, "Something Like Fire: Peter Cook Remembered," (Methuen, 1996)as transcribed in a Guardian article entitled "PETER, MY BEAUTIFUL BROTHER" Oct 15, 1999, pg. 6 "by November 1937 mum was back in England for Peter's birth. He was born at 4.40am on the 17th"...
- Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
- Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease