Alistair Cooke


About

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

Biography

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"...

Biography

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.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Adam Bede (1992)
Precious Bane (1989)
Bacall On Bogart (1988)
The Death of the Heart (1986)
Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (1985)
Blitz on Britain (1960)
The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
Narrator

Cast (Special)

James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times (2000)
FDR (1994)
A Birthday Tribute to Julia Child -- Compliments to the Chef! (1993)
The Alistair Cooke Salute (1992)
The Best of Friends (1992)
Portrait of a Marriage (1992)
A 2 Monologues: In My Defence/Chip in the Sugar (1992)
Memento Mori (1992)
The Secret Agent (1992)
A Doll's House (1992)
Titmuss Regained (1992)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Clarissa (1992)
A Question of Attribution (1992)
A Perfect Hero (1992)
House of Cards (1991)
A Room of One's Own (1991)
A Murder of Quality (1991)
Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre: A 20th Anniversary Special (1991)
Summer's Lease (1991)
Sleepers (1991)
Parnell and the Englishwoman (1991)
The Ginger Tree (1990)
Jeeves & Wooster (1990)
Scoop (1990)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
The Real Charlotte (1990)
The Heat of the Day (1990)
Piece of Cake (1990)
The Congress (1989)
All Passion Spent (1989)
Talking Heads: Bed Among the Lentils (1989)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Glory Enough For All (1989)
A Tale of Two Cities (1989)
The Yellow Wallpaper (1989)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Christabel (1989)
A Wreath of Roses (1989)
And a Nightingale Sang (1989)
Day After the Fair (1988)
Host
David Copperfield (1988)
Heaven on Earth (1988)
Me and the Girls (1987)
Love Song (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Northanger Abbey (1987)
Bon Voyage (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1987)
Star Quality (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
The Death of the Heart (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Goodbye Mr. Chips (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Mrs. Capper's Birthday (1987)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Masterpiece Theatre: Fifteen Years (1986)
Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy (1986)
A Dedicated Man (1985)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1984)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
On Approval (1983)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
The Good Soldier (1983)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Cakes and Ale (1976)
Five Red Herrings (1976)
Madame Bovary (1976)
The Nine Tailors (1975)
Country Matters I (1975)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Murder Must Advertise (1974)
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1973)
The Man Who Was Hunting Himself (1973)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Tom Brown's Schooldays (1973)
Point Counterpoint (1973)
Clouds of Witness (1973)
The Little Farm (1973)
Host ("Masterpiece Theatre")
Vanity Fair (1972)
The Moonstone (1972)
Cousin Bette (1972)
Pere Goriot (1971)
The Gambler (1971)
Resurrection (1971)
Cold Comfort Farm (1971)
The Spoils of Poynton (1971)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

A Very British Coup (1989)

Life Events

Bibliography