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Also Known As: Donn Cook Died: October 1, 1961
Born: September 26, 1901 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, USA Profession: Cast ... actor vaudevillian bank clerk
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Clyde Cook was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cook kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "He Who Gets Slapped" (1924), the action picture "The Winning of Barbara Worth" (1926) with Ronald Colman and "The Bush Leaguer" (1927). He also appeared in "Barbed Wire" (1927), "Good Time Charley" (1927) and "Celebrity" (1928). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the Marilyn Miller adaptation "Sunny" (1930), the Richard Barthelmess drama "The Dawn Patrol" (1930) and the drama "Oliver Twist" (1933) with Dickie Moore. He also appeared in the Miriam Hopkins drama "Barbary Coast" (1935). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the musical "The Little Princess" (1939) with Shirley Temple Black, "The Sea Hawk" (1940) with Errol Flynn and the Ida Lupino drama "Ladies in Retirement" (1941). He also appeared in the Edmund Lowe drama "Klondike Fury" (1942) and "White Cargo" (1942). Cook more recently acted in "Loose in London" (1953) with Leo Gorcey. Cook passed away in August 1984 at the age of 93.

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