Carole Cook

Stage Actress

Carole Cook was born in Abilene, Texas, United States on January 14th, 1924 and is the Stage Actress. At the age of 100, Carole Cook biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Mildred Frances Cook, Carole Cook, Cookie
Date of Birth
January 14, 1924
United States
Place of Birth
Abilene, Texas, United States
100 years old
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Television Actor
Carole Cook Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 100 years old, Carole Cook has this physical status:

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Eye Color
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Carole Cook Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Baylor University
Carole Cook Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Tom Troupe
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Dating / Affair
Tom Troupe (1964-Present)
Leland Cook, Sr., Maudine Cook
Leland Cook Jr. (Brother). She has 2 other siblings.
Carole Cook Life

Carole Cook (born January 14, 1924) is an American actress of musical theatre, film, and television.

Personal life

Cook is a longtime supporter of various AIDS organizations and regularly appears as a featured performer in the annual Los Angeles S.T.A.G.E. benefit. With her actor husband, Tom Troupe, Cook received the 2002 Theatre Ovation Award for Lifetime Career Achievement, the first husband and wife to be so honored. Cook received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Baylor University, the S.T.A.G.E. Producers Award and the Hero in the Fight Against AIDS Award from the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, as well as eight Drama-Logue and Robby Awards.

On September 9, 2018, a reporter from TMZ approached Cook to ask her opinion about an actor who grabbed a Trump 2020 sign from someone who held it up in the audience during a performance of the musical Frozen. She replied "Where's John Wilkes Booth when you need him?" Someone off camera questioned "So we need to kill President Trump?", to which she replied "Why not?" Cook's comment received widespread attention and criticism.


Carole Cook Career

Life and career

Mildred Frances Cook, Sr., and his wife, Maudine, were born in Abilene, Texas, one of four children born to Leland Preston (L.P.) Cook, Sr. and his four children. In 1959, she became a protégé of actress and comedian Lucille Ball, who came from Hollywood to appear in the "Desilu Review." It was Ball who gave the ingenue her stage name, "Carole," in honor of Ball's friend Carole Lombard. "You have the same healthy disrespect for everything in general," Ball reportedly told Cook. On The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy, Cook appeared regularly. Ball was matron of honor at Cook's wedding in 1964 to actor Tom Troupe, to whom she remains married; the couple have no children together.

Cook portrayed Pearl Gesner in the animated Disney film Home on the Range. She appeared in films such as The Incredible Mr. Lime, Sixteen Candles, Grandview, United States, American Gigolo, Summer Lovers, and Palm Springs Weekend. She appeared on television shows including The Lucy Show, Magnum, Knight Rider, Paraphrasedoutput, Murder, P.I., McMillan, Murder, She Wrote, Dynasty, Charlie's Angels, Grey's Anatomy, and a starring role in a Season 4 episode of Hart to Hart.

Cook appeared in the original Broadway productions of 42nd Street and Romantic Comedy, and she was the second actress (after Carol Channing) to appear as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! In the 1956 off-Broadway version of The Threepenny Opera starring Lotte Lenya, she appeared as Mrs. Peacham.


Carole Cook, a sixteen-year Candles actor, died at the age of 98 due to heart disease, January 13, 2023
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the legendary actress died in Beverly Hills on Wednesday due to heart disease.

Carole Cook died at the age of 98. Sixteen Candles and The Lucy Show actress Lucy Show star Deborah Browne has died due to heart failure, January 12, 2023
Carole Cook, a performer on Sixteen Candles and The Lucy Show, has died just three days before her 99th birthday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the legendary actress died in Beverly Hills on Wednesday from heart failure. Lucille Ball's success prompted her to several appearances on The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy. She was one of Hollywood icon Lucille Ball's finest friends and protégés, leading to multiple appearances.