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Also Known As: Died: March 30, 2004
Born: November 20, 1908 Cause of Death: Lung Cancer
Birth Place: Salford, Lancashire, England, GB Profession:

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Alistair Cooke worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Cooke worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Omnibus" (CBS, 1952-1961), "Pere Goriot" (PBS, 1970-71) and "The First Churchills" (PBS, 1970-71). He also contributed to "The Possessed" (PBS, 1970-71), "The Spoils of Poynton" (PBS, 1970-71) and "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957). Cooke was nominated for a Best M.C. or Program Host - Male or Female Primetime Emmy Award in 1956. In the eighties, Cooke devoted his time to various credits, such as "Pride and Prejudice" (PBS, 1980-81), "The Flame Trees of Thika" (PBS, 1981-82) and "On Approval" (PBS, 1982-83). He also worked on "The Good Soldier" (PBS, 1982-83). Cooke had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties, including "Talking Heads: Bed Among the Lentils" (PBS, 1988-89), "The Bretts II" (PBS, 1988-89) and "The Charmer" (PBS, 1988-89). His credits also expanded to "The Congress" (PBS, 1988-89) and "And a Nightingale Sang" (PBS, 1989-1990). Cooke last appeared on "James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times" (PBS, 1999-2000). Cooke passed away in March 2004 at the age of 96.

Alistair Cooke worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Cooke worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Omnibus" (CBS, 1952-1961), "Pere Goriot" (PBS, 1970-71) and "The First Churchills" (PBS, 1970-71). He also contributed to "The Possessed" (PBS, 1970-71), "The Spoils of Poynton" (PBS, 1970-71) and "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957). Cooke was nominated for a Best M.C. or Program Host - Male or Female Primetime Emmy Award in 1956. In the eighties, Cooke devoted his time to various credits, such as "Pride and Prejudice" (PBS, 1980-81), "The Flame Trees of Thika" (PBS, 1981-82) and "On Approval" (PBS, 1982-83). He also worked on "The Good Soldier" (PBS, 1982-83). Cooke had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties, including "Talking Heads: Bed Among the Lentils" (PBS, 1988-89), "The Bretts II" (PBS, 1988-89) and "The Charmer" (PBS, 1988-89). His credits also expanded to "The Congress" (PBS, 1988-89) and "And a Nightingale Sang" (PBS, 1989-1990). Cooke last appeared on "James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times" (PBS, 1999-2000). Cooke passed away in March 2004 at the age of 96.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Adam Bede (1992) Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
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 Precious Bane (1989) Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
3.
 Bacall On Bogart (1988)
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 Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (1985) Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
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 Blitz on Britain (1960)
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 The Three Faces of Eve (1957) Narrator
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 FDR (1994) Interviewee
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 Doll's House, A (1992) Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
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