Peter Cook

1937 - 1995

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Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English satirist and comedic actor. He was a leading figure of the British satire boom of the 1960s, and he was associated with the anti-establishment comedic movement that emerged in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s. Born in Torquay, he was educated at the University of Cambridge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Cook has received more than 2,220,276 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Cook is the 6,005th most popular actor (down from 4,895th in 2019), the 4,453rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,639th in 2019) and the 732nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 54.71

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  • 18

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  • 1.41

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  • 3.88

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Among actors, Peter Cook ranks 6,005 out of 10,030Before him are Jens Albinus, Jon-Erik Hexum, Wendell Pierce, Lee Bo-young, Tomokazu Sugita, and Richard Brake. After him are Tom Lister Jr., Leisha Hailey, Luther Adler, Larry Storch, Carlos Ponce, and Kim Nam-gil.

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Among people born in 1937, Peter Cook ranks 409Before him are Peter Kreeft, Sidney Coleman, Viktor Mamatov, Bob Schul, David Seidler, and George Steele. After him are Charles Dumas, David Del Tredici, Bessie Head, Michael Jeffery, Héctor Facundo, and Paul Hawkins. Among people deceased in 1995, Peter Cook ranks 239Before him are Red Amick, Patsy Ruth Miller, Sony Lab'ou Tansi, Sergei Grinkov, Terry Southern, and Genevieve Tobin. After him are Dorothy Poynton-Hill, Art Mollner, Harry Golombek, Trevor Blokdyk, Alan Bush, and Frank Perry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Cook ranks 4,453 out of 6,924Before him are Steve McClaren (1961), Chris Craft (1939), David O'Leary (1958), Tracey Emin (1963), Alan Cox (1968), and Richard Brake (1964). After him are George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823), Jermain Defoe (1982), Lionel Atwill (1885), Allan McNish (1969), Jet Harris (1939), and Ian Livingstone (1949).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Cook ranks 732Before him are Daniel Massey (1933), Keith Allen (1953), Colin Morgan (1986), Phyllis Logan (1956), Carmen Ejogo (1973), and Richard Brake (1964). After him are Lionel Atwill (1885), Steve-O (1974), Binnie Barnes (1903), Stephen Mangan (1968), Gina McKee (1964), and Ben Hardy (1991).

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