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Born: November 17, 1937

Died: January 9, 1995 (aged 57)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Writer, comedian, actor, satirist

Bio: Peter Edward Cook was an English actor, satirist, writer and comedian. An extremely influential figure in modern British comedy, he is regarded as the leading light of the British satire boom of the 1960s. Cook has been described by Stephen Fry as the funniest man who ever drew breath, although his work was also controversial.

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