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Alistair Cooke

  • Nov 20, 1908 - Mar 30, 2004 (age 95)
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2004
Alistair Cooke
PersonalMarch 2004

Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke passed away.
1998
Stingers
TV ShowSep 29, 1998

Stingers

Stingers (1998–2004) is an Australian police drama …
Stingers (1998–2004) is an Australian police drama television series. It ran for eight seasons on the Nine Network before it was canceled in late 2004 due to declining ratings and the late timeslot Channel Nine gave the program. The series has also aired in 65 countries, including Canada, Denmark, Egypt, France, Gibraltar, Iran, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
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1991
Charlie Rose
TV ShowSep 30, 1991

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose is an American television interview and talk …
Charlie Rose is an American television interview and talk show, with Charlie Rose as executive producer, executive editor, and host. The show was syndicated on PBS until 2017 and is owned by Charlie Rose, Inc. Rose interviewed thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businesspersons, leaders, scientists, and fellow newsmakers.
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1983
Unknown Chaplin
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MovieJan 5, 1983

Unknown Chaplin

Unknown Chaplin is an acclaimed three-part 1983 British …
Unknown Chaplin is an acclaimed three-part 1983 British documentary series about the career and methods of the silent film luminary Charlie Chaplin, using previously unseen film for illustration. The series consist of three episodes, with title My Happiest Years, The Great Director and Hidden Treasures.
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1982
Award1982

Peabody Award

Won Peabody Award.
1975
Arena
TV ShowOct 1, 1975

Arena

Arena is a British television documentary series, made …
Arena is a British television documentary series, made and broadcast by the BBC since 1 October 1975. Voted by TV executives in Broadcast magazine as one of the top 50 most influential programmes of all time, it has produced over six hundred episodes directed by, among others, Frederick Baker, Jana Boková, Jonathan Demme, Nigel Finch, Mary Harron, Vikram Jayanti, Vivian Kubrick, Paul Lee, Adam Low, Bernard MacMahon, James Marsh, Leslie Megahey, Volker Schlondorff, Martin Scorsese, Julian Temple, Anthony Wall, Leslie Woodhead, and Alan Yentob.
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Special Classification Of Outstanding Program Achievement
Award1975

Special Classification Of Outstanding Pr…

Won award for "Masterpiece".
Primetime Emmy Award
Special Classification Of Outstanding Program Achievement
Nomination1975

Special Classification Of Outstanding Pr…

Nominated for "Masterpiece".
Primetime Emmy Award
1973
Award1973

British Academy Television Richard Dim…

Won award for "America: A Personal History of the United States".
1972
Country Matters
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TV ShowAug 20, 1972

Country Matters

Country Matters is a TV program.
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Award1972

Peabody Award

Won Peabody Award.
1971
Parkinson
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TV ShowJun 19, 1971

Parkinson

Parkinson is a British television chat show that was …
Parkinson is a British television chat show that was presented by Michael Parkinson. It was first shown on BBC1 from 19 June 1971 to 10 April 1982 and 9 January 1998 to 24 April 2004. Parkinson then switched to ITV on which the show continued from 4 September 2004 to 22 December 2007. A series entitled Parkinson One to One was produced by Yorkshire Television from 28 March 1987 to 23 July 1988.
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Masterpiece
TV ShowJan 10, 1971

Masterpiece

Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a …
Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston. It premiered on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) on January 10, 1971, making it America's longest-running weekly prime time drama series. The series has presented numerous acclaimed British productions. Many of these are produced by the BBC, but the line-up has also included programs shown on the UK commercial channels ITV and Channel 4.
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1967
Omnibus
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TV ShowOct 13, 1967

Omnibus

Omnibus is an arts-based British documentary series, …
Omnibus is an arts-based British documentary series, broadcast mainly on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The programme was the successor to the long-running arts-based series Monitor. It ran from 1967 until 2003, usually being transmitted on Sunday evenings. During its 35-year history, the programme won 12 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
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1963
World in Action
TV ShowJan 7, 1963

World in Action

World in Action was a British investigative current affairs …
World in Action was a British investigative current affairs programme made by Granada Television for ITV from 7 January 1963 until 7 December 1998. Its campaigning journalism frequently had a major impact on events of the day. Its production teams often took audacious risks, and the programme gained a solid reputation for its often unorthodox approach. The series was sold around the world and won numerous awards. In its heyday World in Action drew audiences of up to 23 million in Britain alone, equivalent to almost half the population.
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1957
The Three Faces of Eve
MovieSep 12, 1957

The Three Faces of Eve

The Three Faces of Eve is a …
The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 American mystery drama film presented in CinemaScope, based on the homonymous book about the life of Chris Costner Sizemore, which was written by psychiatrists Corbett H. Thigpen and Hervey M. Cleckley, who also helped write the screenplay. Chris Costner Sizemore, also known as Eve White, was a woman they suggested might have dissociative identity disorder (then known as multiple personality disorder). Sizemore's identity was concealed in interviews about this film and was not revealed to the public until 1977. The film was directed by Nunnally Johnson.
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1956
Nomination1956

Best MC or Program Host - Male or Fem…

Nominated for Primetime …
Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Best MC or Program Host - Male or Female.
Primetime Emmy Award
1952
Omnibus
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TV ShowNov 9, 1952

Omnibus

Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" …
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ...
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1951
Celanese Theatre
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TV ShowOct 3, 1951

Celanese Theatre

"Celanese Theatre was an anthology show that …
"Celanese Theatre was an anthology show that showcasedadaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights. The show won a Peabody award in 1951.
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Award1951

Peabody Award

Won award for "Letter from America".
1949
Susan Cooke Kittredge
ChildMarch 1949

Susan Cooke Kittredge

Susan Cooke Kittredge was …
Susan Cooke Kittredge was born on March 22, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA as Susan Byrne Cooke.
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1946
Jane White Hawkes
MarriageApril 1946

Jane White Hawkes

Married Jane White Hawkes.
1940
John Byrne Cooke
ChildOctober 1940

John Byrne Cooke

John Byrne Cooke (October 5, 1940 – September 3, 2017) …
John Byrne Cooke (October 5, 1940 – September 3, 2017) was an American author, musician, and photographer. He was the son of Alistair Cooke, and the great-grandnephew of Ralph Waldo Emerson. In the 1960s he played with the bluegrass band, the Charles River Valley Boys, and was Janis Joplin's road manager from 1967 until her death in 1970. He wrote On the Road with Janis Joplin, detailing the period of Joplin's life from her first appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival until her death.
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1934
Ruth Emerson
MarriageAugust 1934

Ruth Emerson

Married Ruth Emerson.
1908
Alistair Cooke
BirthNovember 1908

Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke was born.
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