Tommy Cook

Actor, Radio performer, Impresario
At the age of 11, Tommy Cook kickstarted his acting career. Cook started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Frances Gifford adventure "Jungle Girl" (1941), the James Warren western "Wanderer of the ... Read more »
Born: 07/05/1930

Filmography

Actor (18)

Jabberjaw 1976 - 1978 (TV Show)

Voice

The Funky Phantom 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Voice

The Banana Splits Adventure Hour 1968 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

Send Me No Flowers 1964 (Movie)

Tennis Player (Actor)

Night Passage 1957 (Movie)

Howdy Sladen (Actor)

Battle Cry 1955 (Movie)

Ziltch (Actor)

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman 1946 (Movie)

Kimba (Actor)

Bad Boy (Movie)

Floyd (Actor)

Cry of the City (Movie)

Tony Rome (Actor)

Gallant Journey (Movie)

Cutty (Actor)

Jeannie (TV Show)

Voice

Mr. Winkle Goes to War (Movie)

4th Kid (Actor)

Panic in the Streets (Movie)

Vince Poldi (Actor)

The Battle at Apache Pass (Movie)

Little Elk (Actor)

The Homestretch (Movie)

Pablo (Actor)

The Kid from Cleveland (Movie)

Dan Hudson (Actor)

Wanderer of the Wasteland (Movie)

Chito as a Boy (Actor)
Producer (2)

Players 1979 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Rollercoaster 1977 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Biography

At the age of 11, Tommy Cook kickstarted his acting career. Cook started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Frances Gifford adventure "Jungle Girl" (1941), the James Warren western "Wanderer of the Wasteland" (1945) and the Johnny Weissmuller adventure "Tarzan and the Leopard Woman" (1946). He also appeared in the Glenn Ford drama "Gallant Journey" (1946), "The Homestretch" (1947) with Cornel Wilde and "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature. He kept working in film throughout the forties and the fifties, starring in "Bad Boy" (1949), the dramatic sports film "The Kid From Cleveland" (1949) with George Brent and the war "An American Guerrilla in the Philippines" (1950) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in the drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950) with Richard Widmark. Cook continued to exercise his talent in the fifties through the seventies, taking on a mix of projects like "Missile to the Moon" with Richard Travis (1959), "Send Me No Flowers" with Rock Hudson (1964) and "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour" (NBC, 1968-1970). His credits also expanded to "Rollercoaster" (1977) starring George Segal. Cook more recently worked on "Players" (1979).

Relationships

Fern Cook

Mother
died April 6, 2001 at age 100

Milestones

1939

First radio performance

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