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Peter Bigelow Cook Edit Profile

screenwriter , television producer

Peter Bigelow Cook, American television producer, screenwriter. Recipient Alfred I. DuPont award, 1974, Peabody award, 1976, Silver Gavel award American Bar Association, 1976, Emmy award National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1984.

Background

Cook, Peter Bigelow was born on April 17, 1939 in New York City. Son of Peter Geoffrey and Joan (Folinsbee) Cook.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1960. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Teacher English, St. George's School, Newport, Rhode Island, 1962-1966;teacher English, Princeton (New Jersey) High School, 1966-1968;teacher English, American School, Paris, 1968-1970;television producer, writer, WGBH-television, Boston, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: (docudrama) Concealed Enemies, 1984, (documentary) Edelin Conviction, 1976, Mexico: Revolution, 1988, Simple Justice, 1992, Antiques Roadshow, 1996.

Connections

Married Sarah Chapman Scott, September 9, 1961. Children: Anne F., Peter S., Elizabeth F., Caitlin B.

father:
Peter Geoffrey Cook

mother:
Joan (Folinsbee) Cook

spouse:
Sarah Chapman Scott

children:
Anne F. Cook

Peter S. Cook

Elizabeth F. Cook

Caitlin B. Cook