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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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 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
 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 Arthur
 1988 Without a Clue
 1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Mr. Jolly
- Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988) ... Mr. Jolly
 1986 The Mind of David Berglas (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
 1985 Diplomatix (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1984 Supergirl
 1983 The Black Adder (TV Series)
Richard III
 1980 Peter Cook & Co. (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sherlock Holmes
 1976 Find the Lady
 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
 1967 A Series of Bird's (TV Series)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Mad Hatter
 1966 Dusty (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
 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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Other Works:

His revue, "One Over the Fight", was performed at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Kenneth Connor, Sheila Hancock, Lance Percival, Ben Aris and Lynda Baron in the cast. Paddy Stone was the director. See more »

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2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

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


For a number of years he was a regular caller to The Clive Ball radio show on LBC pretending to be a Swedish fisherman. See more »

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