Peter Cook

1937 - 1995

Peter Cook

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 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 1,593,512 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,968th most popular actor.

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  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Cook ranks 4,939 out of 8,832Before him are Gale Harold, Jason Acuña, Rutanya Alda, S. Epatha Merkerson, Mili Avital, and Rob Morrow. After him are Byun Baek-hyun, Anne Dudek, Juhi Chawla, Penny Johnson Jerald, Michael Rapaport, and Jason Donovan.

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Among people born in 1937, Peter Cook ranks 338Before him are Tesfaye Gebre Kidan, Garth Hudson, Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő, Sidney Coleman, David Bedford, and Ron Leibman. After him are Martin Litchfield West, Bessie Head, Roland Burris, Tony Barton, Gus Hutchison, and Tom Paxton. Among people deceased in 1995, Peter Cook ranks 202Before him are Stephen Spender, Red Amick, Johnny Moss, Joe Slovo, Harry Golombek, and Sony Lab'ou Tansi. After him are David Marshall, Iqbal Masih, Sergei Grinkov, Godfrey Brown, Paul Eddington, and Vivian Blaine.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Cook ranks 3,641 out of 5,347Before him are Billy Liddell (1922), John Pulman (1923), Anthony Harvey (1930), Colin Baker (1943), Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge (1785), and Barney Greenway (1969). After him are Jonathan Lynn (1943), Frederick Holman (1885), Justin Wilson (1978), Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford (1893), Jermain Defoe (1982), and Celia Imrie (1952).