Tony Cook

Biography

Tony is a young British actor, born and raised in South London.

Tony began his leap from student performances to professional roles during his studies, by taken the role of John Proctor in 'The Crucible', a large challenge for a young actor. Tony's portrayal of the character led him to high praise. From this, he then began to leave the stage to enter into film.

Tony is a recognizable actor within the British Independent Film industry, completing many feature films and shorts, working with some of the most talented cast and crews ranging from areas such as Britain, Hong Kong, America, Ireland and many more. He was first noticed by the talented director,ᅡᅠSteven Nesbit, who took Tony under his wing and aided his growth as an actor which allowed him to work alongside talent such as the DoPᅡᅠGeoff Boyleᅡᅠ. Tony has completed photo shoots for publicity, where he will be advertised as "one of Britain's best undiscovered actors".

Tony has completed work for MTV BASE, acting in multiple comedy sketches, which led to him being cast in an MTV International Aids awareness short, both of which where shown globally.

Recently, he has acted in the feature film 'Butterflies & Bullets'. Whilst also completing the role of James - Barman inᅡᅠNick Moranᅡᅠ(Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels(1998) lead actor) featureᅡᅠThe Kidᅡᅠ(2010) where he acted alongsideᅡᅠRupert FriendᅡᅠandᅡᅠDavid O'Hara.

Tony has had press coverage since beginning his break from independent films into mainstream cinematic releases. He has been approached to do cinematic films whilst producing his own,ᅡᅠWelcome to Purgatoryᅡᅠ(2015) and Superman: Requiem (2011). He has been interviewed by multiple newspapers and BBC radio London.

Tony was called upon byᅡᅠToby Richards, creators ofᅡᅠRise of the Footsoldierᅡᅠ(2007)andDoghouseᅡᅠ(2009) to perform in his short filmᅡᅠFather's Dayᅡᅠ(2009) which has received critical acclaim on the festival circuit. Shot on RED one and starring Toby Richards and Kevin McNally (Valkyrieᅡᅠ(2008),ᅡᅠPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)).

He has recently attended film festivals, promotingᅡᅠThreeᅡᅠ(2010) andᅡᅠAriᅡᅠ(2010), 'Three' was nominated for best comedy at the Portobello Film Festival. After completingYoghurtᅡᅠ(2010), Tony is now preparing for 'Fracture', a short film using green screen to portray four different versions of Tony's character. Once this is complete, Tony will be moving on to film 'Welcome To Purgatory'.

Tony frequently works alongsideᅡᅠMarcus Ako,ᅡᅠGene FallaizeᅡᅠandᅡᅠTony Fordhamᅡᅠ.