Donald Cook

Donald Cook
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Donald Cook
Film: East side of the 1700 block of Vine Street
Born Sept. 26, 1901 in Portland, OR
Died Oct. 1, 1961 of heart attack in Yale-New Haven Hospital [formerly Grace-New Haven Hospital], CT

Actor Donald Cook was a veteran of the Broadway stage and motion pictures.

Cook began his career with the Kansas City Community Players and made his first appearance on the stage in 1925 on tour with "The Rivals."

Cook first appeared in New York in 1926 at the Little Theatre in the role of John Roberts in "Seed of the Brute."

Cook remained with the theater and played in such shows as "Private Lives," "The Moon Is Blue" and "Claudia."

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