Alexander Cook (Michael Cook)
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Alexander Cook was born in Charleston, West Virginia, and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He began his professional acting career in 1975 at Baltimore's Center Stage. He studied acting at the Carnegie-Mellon University School of Drama, graduating in 1980. Primarily a repertory stage actor, Cook worked for several companies over the following nine years, including Pittsburgh's City Theatre, Public Theatre, Metropolitan Stage Company and Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival. In New York, he joined the Riverside Shakespeare Company for a number of productions, and originated the role of Schumann in "Carnavale" off-Broadway. Read more... including Cassius in "Caesar," Angelo in "Measure for Measure," Malvolio in "Twelfth Night," Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and Caliban in "The Tempest." Cook left the theater for the seminary in 1988 and served as a minister in mostly urban congregations for just over twenty years. He returned to the acting profession in June of 2011, and has booked numerous stage and film roles in the Boston area. He is married to Elizabeth and has one son, Ian.