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Title:Cooke, Thomas Potter (1786-1864): Actor
Description:Cooke, Thomas Potter (1786-1864):  Sailed (under age) on board the sloop HMS Raven to Toulon and was present at the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1797.  In 1804, Cooke made his stage début at the Royalty Theatre, and, when Yates and Terry took over the Adelphi in 1825, he played Long John Coffin in The Pilot. Eventually, he would appear at the Adelphi for twelve seasons.  In 1828–9, Cooke played in Luke the Labourer, The Pilot, and Presumptive Evidence.
1st Performance:Oct 10, 1825
Theatre:Adelphi
Source:Via Wikipedia: Engraving of Thomas Potter Cooke (1786–1864), English actor, in the part of Jack Sykes, from Nelson by Edward Fitzball. By Engraver Nathaniel Whittock, after Thomas Charles Wageman. Date 1827 or later. http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portraitLarge/mw148145/Thomas-Potter-Cooke-as-Jack-Sykes-in-Edward-Fitzballs-Nelson?LinkID=mp05194&role=sit&rNo=7, Oct 10, 1825
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Originally published by Greenwood Press as The Sans Pareil Theatre 1806-1819, Adelphi Theatre 1819-1850: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers, 1988, and The Adelphi Theatre 1850-1900: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers and Management, 1992.
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