As per our current Database, Alistair Cooke has been died on Mar 30, 2004 (age 95).
When Alistair Cooke die, Alistair Cooke was 95 years old.
|Popular As||Alistair Cooke|
|Occupation||TV Show Host|
|Age||95 years old|
|Born||November 20, 1908 (England)|
Alistair Cooke’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Alistair Cooke was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
British author of Alistair Cooke's America who hosted the popular PBS program, Masterpiece Theatre, from 1972 until 1992. He is also known for writing and presenting the BBC radio series, Letters From America.
As a young man, he was the Editor of the literary magazine, Granta. While attending Jesus College, Cambridge, he also organized The Mummers, Cambridge's first mixed-sex theatre group.
He became a United States citizen in 1941, after having studied at both Harvard and Yale.
He married Ruth Emerson (a distant relative of Ralph Waldo Emerson) in August of 1934. The couple became parents to Future author and musician, John Byrne Cooke, before divorcing in 1944. Cooke's second wife, Jane White Hawkes, bore him a daughter named Susan.
He misjudged James Mason, telling him early in his career to stay out of the arts.