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Peter Cook (I) (1937–1995)


One of four stars of the London and New York revues Beyond the Fringe and Beyond the Fringe (with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Dudley Moore). Later created scatological comedy routine "Derek & Clive" with Moore. See full bio »

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Known For

Bedazzled
Bedazzled Writer
(2000)
Bedazzled
Bedazzled George Spiggott / The Devil
(1967)
The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride The Impressive Clergyman
(1987)
Yellowbeard
Yellowbeard Lord Lambourn
(1983)

Filmography

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 1994 Peter Cook Talks Golf Balls (Video)
Alec Dunroonie / Dr. Dieter Liedbetter / Major Titherly Glibble / ...
 1993 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Television / T
- Radio Night: The Seven Ages of Radio (1993) ... Television
- Radio Night (1993) ... T (voice)
 1992 Gone to Seed (TV Series)
Wesley Willis
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Wesley Willis
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Wesley Willis
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Wesley Willis
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Wesley Willis
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Wesley Willis
 1991 Roger Mellie: The Man on the Telly (TV Series)
Roger Mellie (voice)
 1991 The Craig Ferguson Story (TV Movie)
Fergus Ferguson
 1990 A Life in Pieces (TV Series short)
Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
- Lords A-Leaping (1990) ... Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
- Ladies Dancing (1990) ... Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
- Pipers Piping (1990) ... Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
- Drummers Drumming (1990) ... Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
- Maids A-Milking (1990) ... Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
 1990 The Best of... What's Left of... Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
Pete / Himself / Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Pete / Himself / Various Characters
 1989 Great Balls of Fire!
First English Reporter
 1989 Getting It Right
Mr. Adrian
 1988 Jake's Journey (TV Movie)
King
 1988 Without a Clue
Greenhough
 1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Mr. Jolly
- Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988) ... Mr. Jolly
 1985 Diplomatix (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1984 Supergirl
Nigel
 1983 The Black Adder (TV Series)
Richard III
 1980 Peter Cook & Co. (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1976 Find the Lady
Lewenhak
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Peter Trilby
- Mill Hill (1972) ... Peter Trilby
 1971 An Apple a Day (TV Movie)
Mr. Elwood Sr.
 1971 Behind the Fridge (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1965-1970 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #3.7 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.6 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.5 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.3 (1970) ... Various Characters
 1968 A Dandy in Aspic
Prentiss
 1967 A Series of Bird's (TV Series)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Mad Hatter
 1966 The Wrong Box
Morris Finsbury
 1964 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1963 What's Going on Here? (TV Movie)
 1960 Ten Thousand Talents (Short) (voice)
 1958 Bachelor of Hearts
Pedestrian in Street (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett and his revue, "Beyond the Fringe", at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Alan Bennett, Dudley Moore and Jonathan Miller in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am very interested in the Universe - I am specialising in the Universe and all that surrounds it. See more »

Trivia:

He was one of five comedians pictured on a set of UK postage stamps issued 23 April 1998. His caricatured likeness was on the 63p stamp. The other comedians honored were Tommy Cooper (20p), Eric Morecambe (26p), Joyce Grenfell (37p), and Les Dawson (43p). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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