Carole Cook

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Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, USA

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Carole Cook (b. 1928, Abilene, Texas) is an American actress. She has appeared in many theatrical productions, in films and on television.
Born as Mildred Frances Cook, she was a protege of Lucille Ball. Ball gave her the stage name of "Carole", after her friend Carole Lombard because, Ball reportedly told Cook, "you have the same healthy disrespect for everything in general". Cook appeared regularly on two of her shows, The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy. Ball was matron of honor at Cook's wedding in 1964 to actor Tom Troupe.
Cook starred in the animated Disney film Home on the Range, as the voice of Pearl Gesner, the farmer of Patch of Heaven. She appeared in such feature films as The Incredible Mr. Limpet, Sixteen Candles, Grandview, U.S.A., American Gigolo and Summer Lovers. Her first film role was in Palm Springs Weekend.
She made guest appearances on such TV shows as The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, Knight Rider, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Dynasty, Charlie's Angels , on a fourth season 1985 episode of The A-Team called "Members Only", and, more recently, on Grey's Anatomy. In 1976, she appeared as a bullying nurse in an episode of Emergency! in which Johnny Gage is injured by a hit-and-run driver. In 2006, she appeared as an elderly patient on the ABC drama Grey's Anatomy (episode 14 "Tell Me Sweet Little Lies", season two).
In addition to her film and television work, Cook appeared in the original Broadway productions of 42nd Street and Romantic Comedy and was the second actress (after Carol Channing) to star as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!. Cook also appeared as Mrs. Peacham in the 1956 off-Broadway production of The Three Penny Opera starring Lotte Lenya and is the only actress to star in major productions of both Mame and Auntie Mame.

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Movie Character Year
Guaomxgcustgobtylpa1u2nl6fb Palm Springs Weekend Naomi Yates 1963
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5fav4pb7mqc28an4ahudxmvly8f American Gigolo Mrs. Dobrun 1980
Bbgu6hkebpltlv1q1ra4zkfjzcb Summer Lovers Barbara Foster 1982
Rztrrqg5ek47yl0vfenc69r9god Sixteen Candles Grandma Helen 1984
J3vxyn2gpefqzeprvspiiv5h81a Grandview, U.S.A. Betty Welles 1984
Okkwt0edzd9f7awnu3rgaoft6ap Broadway: The Golden Age Herself 2003
Gsm6crlro2zsquisw2f4bhrfsh3 Home on the Range Pearl Gesner 2004