|Ron Cook Quick Info
|5 ft 10 in
|Year of Birth
Ron Cook is an English actor who has been active in film, television, and theatre since 1970. As an actor, some of his most prominent television and film credits include George Merchant in Hot Fuzz, Alphonse Marceau in Chocolat, Parker in Thunderbirds, and as Old Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice.
Ron Cook was born in 1948.
South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
After moving to Coventry, he attended Wyken Croft Junior School and Caludon Castle School. From there, Ron went on to complete his studies at Rose Bruford College.
- Father – Ruth
Ron is represented by Independent Talent Group Ltd.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Note: Ron has a daughter named Taylor Cook.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt & Pepper
- He sports a stubble beard.
Ron Cook Favorite Things
- TV Show – The Graham Norton Show
Source – Twitter
Ron Cook Facts
- He is the son of a school cook and a car worker.
- Ron spent the first 6 years in South Shields before relocating to Coventry.
- He made his debut TV show appearance as Frank in Ballet Shoes in 1975. Later, Ron went on to make his first feature film appearance as a Telegram Boy in It’s Getting Harder All the Time in 1976.
- One of his earliest works was in an original production of playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play Our Country’s Good in 1988.
- In 2000, Cook appeared in Juno and the Paycock at the Donmar Warehouse for which he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award in the category of “Best Supporting Actor”.
- Over the years, Cook has been cast in a number of plays that include The Seafarer, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, King Lear, and The Homecoming.
- Ron’s mother sadly passed away at the age of 97 in early November 2020.
Featured Image By Ron Cook / Twitter