Cook, Peter

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Name
Cook, Peter Gender: M
born on 17 November 1937 at 04:40 (= 04:40 AM )
Place Torquay, England, 50n28, 3w30
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°25' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°20 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°02'



Peter Cook (left, with Dudley Moore,)

Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Moore, Dudley (born 19 April 1935)

Events

  • Death by Disease 9 January 1995 (In London, age 57, of internal bleeding)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

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"...

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage