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.
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|FULL NAME:||Alistair Cooke|
|BIRTH DATE:||November 20, 1908|
|AGE:||111 years old|
Alistair Cooke is a TV Show Host. 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. 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.
DID YOU KNOW He became a United States citizen in 1941, after having studied at both Harvard and Yale.
FACT He misjudged James Mason, telling him early in his career to stay out of the arts.
Currently, Alistair Cooke is 111 years old. He will celebrate his 112th birthday on a Friday, November 20th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alistair Cooke’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio’s life pursuit is to survive against all opposition and a secret desire is to triumph. People of this zodiac sign like truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are: resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.
Alistair Cooke was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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