Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke bio

Birth Name: Alistair Cooke KBE

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: November 20, 1908

Date Of Death: March 30, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Alistair Cooke was born on the 20th of November, 1908. He was known for being a TV Show Host. 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.

Alistair Cooke was born in England. 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.

Alistair Cooke was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alistair Cooke KBE is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Alistair Cooke kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Alistair Cooke was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alistair Cooke KBE
NICKNAME: Alistair
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Alistair Cooke was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Alistair Cooke was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Alistair Cooke had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Alistair Cooke’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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