Elisha Cook Jr. Net Worth

Elisha Cook Jr. Net Worth is
$1.7 Million

Elisha Cook Jr. Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Elisha Vanslyck Cook, Jr. (December 26, 1903 – May 18, 1995) was an American character actor, probably best remembered as the "gunsel" Wilmer, who tries to intimidate Humphrey Bogart's Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon, but his acting career spanned more than 60 years, with roles in films such as The Big Sleep, Shane, The Killing, and House on Haunted Hill.

Date Of BirthDecember 26, 1903, San Francisco, California, United States
DiedMay 18, 1995, Big Pine, California, United States
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, USA
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack
SpousePeggy McKenna (m. 1943–1995), Mary Lou Cook (m. 1929–1942)
ParentsElisha Vanslyck Cook, Sr.
Star SignCapricorn
1Biography in "Bad Boys: The Actors of Film Noir" by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry.
2Was a lifelong registered Republican.
3Was an assistant stage manager at age 17.
4He received his nickname "Hollywood's Lightest Heavy" from playing cowardly villains in his movies.
5Enlisted in U.S. Army on 15 August 1942. Height and weight at enlistment given as 5' 5" and 123 lb. Education given as three years of high school.
6He died on the same day as his Johnny Cool (1963) co-star Elizabeth Montgomery.


Life Begins at College1937Ollie Stearns
Danger - Love at Work1937Chemist
Wife, Doctor and Nurse1937Glen Wylie
They Won't Forget1937Joe Turner
The Devil Is Driving1937Tony Stevens
Love Is News1937Egbert Eggleston
Breezing Home1937Pete Espinosa (uncredited)
Pigskin Parade1936Herbert Van Dyke
Two in a Crowd1936Skeeter
Honor Among Lovers1931Office Boy (uncredited)
Chills and Fever1930ShortMember of the Glee Club (uncredited)
Her Unborn Child1930Stewart Kennedy
ALF1988TV SeriesUncle Albert
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains1987TV MoviePappy Glue
Simon & Simon1983-1986TV SeriesBradley Bishop / Marcus 'Dutch' Silver
The Fall Guy1986TV Seriessmall-time crook
The Twilight Zone1986TV SeriesWeldon (segment "Welcome to Winfield")
The A-Team1985TV SeriesJim Beam
Night Court1985TV SeriesWilbur Posten
Treasure: In Search of the Golden Horse1984Mr. Maps
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear1984TV MovieMr. Bibbs (as Elisha Cook)
Pigs vs. Freaks1984TV MovieNovatney (as Elisha Cook)
Whiz Kids1984TV SeriesSid
Shadow of Sam Penny1983TV MovieDutch Silver
This Girl for Hire1983TV MovieEddie (as Elisha Cook)
Bring 'Em Back Alive1982TV SeriesWilmer Bass
Terror at Alcatraz1982TV MovieHotel desk clerk
Insight1982TV SeriesOld Man
Chicago Story1982TV SeriesCaptain Billy
Hammett1982Eli the Taxi Driver (as Elisha Cook)
Movie Madness1982Mousy ("Municipalians") (as Elisha Cook)
The Trouble with Grandpa1981TV MovieGrandpa
Leave 'em Laughing1981TV MovieJetter
Harry's War1981Sgt. Billy (as Elisha Cook)
Tom Horn1980Stablehand (as Elisha Cook)
19411979The Patron (Dexter) (as Elisha Cook)
Salem's Lot1979TV MovieGordon 'Weasel' Phillips (as Elisha Cook)
The Champ1979Georgie (as Elisha Cook)
Lucan1978TV SeriesHal Mooney
Mad Bull1977TV MovieSweeper
Quincy M.E.1977TV SeriesHenry Davis / Mr. Charles Trout Sr.
The Bionic Woman1977TV SeriesInky
Dead of Night1977TV MovieKarel (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire") (as Elisha Cook)
Baretta1975-1977TV SeriesBanjo / Banjo Vincent
Switch1977TV SeriesHenley
The Blue Knight1976TV SeriesSpinks
St. Ives1976Eddie (as Elisha Cook)
McCoy1976TV SeriesBob Mayfield
The Black Bird1975Wilmer Cook
Police Story1975TV SeriesSmiley
Starsky and Hutch1975TV SeriesPolly the Snitch
S.W.A.T.1975TV SeriesAlbert Winters / Harry Thorne
Ironside1974TV SeriesCharley Yager
The Odd Couple1974TV SeriesHeel
Mannix1974TV SeriesHerbie
Movin' On1974TV SeriesAndrew Shannon
The Phantom of Hollywood1974TV MovieStudio Engineer (uncredited)
The Outfit1973Carl (as Elisha Cook)
Electra Glide in Blue1973Willie (as Elisha Cook)
Emperor of the North1973Gray Cat (as Elisha Cook)
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid1973Cody
Messiah of Evil1973Charlie
Blacula1972Sam (as Elisha Cook)
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid1972Bunker (as Elisha Cook)
The Night Stalker1972TV MovieMickey Crawford
The Scarecrow1972TV MovieMicah (as Elisha Cook)
The Chicago Teddy Bears1971TV Series
McCloud1971TV SeriesMr. Rafer
Night Chase1970TV MovieProprietor
Night Slaves1970TV Movie unconfirmed
Bonanza1966-1970TV SeriesMarcus / John Walker
El Condor1970Old Convict (as Elisha Cook)
The Movie Murderer1970TV MovieWillie Peanuts
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir1969TV SeriesFrankie
The Great Bank Robbery1969Jeb (as Elisha Cook)
Cry for Poor Wally1969Preacher
Rosemary's Baby1968Mr. Nicklas (as Elisha Cook)
Cimarron Strip1967TV SeriesSpud
Welcome to Hard Times1967Hanson (as Elisha Cook)
Batman1967TV SeriesProfessor Isaacson
The Spy in the Green Hat1967Arnold (as Elisha Cook)
Star Trek1967TV SeriesCogley
The Monroes1967TV SeriesJed
McNab's Lab1966TV MovieCoach
I Spy1966TV SeriesErick Magnuson
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1966TV SeriesArnold
The Road West1966TV SeriesWild Man
Summer Fun1966TV SeriesCoach
The Wild Wild West1965-1966TV SeriesGideon McCoy / Mike McGreavy
A Man Called Shenandoah1966TV SeriesJudd
Burke's Law1965TV SeriesJohn Wyatt
Gunsmoke1958-1965TV SeriesJocko Beal / George / Cyrus Tucker / ...
Perry Mason1958-1964TV SeriesReelin' Pete / Art Crowley
Blood on the Arrow1964Tex
Rawhide1959-1964TV SeriesJim Gribble / Joel Turner / Bain
Wagon Train1960-1964TV SeriesMatt Wilson / Lem Salters / Cadge Waldo
Destry1964TV SeriesLeech
The Glass Cage1964Girl's father (as Elisha Cook)
The Judge1963TV Movie
Temple Houston1963TV SeriesJohn Alvorsen
Johnny Cool1963Undertaker
The Fugitive1963TV SeriesSailor
The Haunted Palace1963Peter Smith / Micah Smith (as Elisha Cook)
Black Zoo1963Joe (as Elisha Cook)
The Dakotas1963TV SeriesBrinkman
Death Valley Days1963TV SeriesPeasley
Papa's Delicate Condition1963Mr. Keith
The Dick Powell Theatre1962-1963TV SeriesMoxie
The Untouchables1962TV SeriesClarinet Player
Outlaws1962TV SeriesCully
General Electric Theater1958-1961TV SeriesLloyd Harwell / Willy Zucks / Jed
Surfside 61961TV SeriesMike Pulaski
77 Sunset Strip1961TV SeriesAlfred 'Pony' Quist
The Deputy1961TV SeriesMiller
Laramie1961TV SeriesDoc
One-Eyed Jacks1961Carvey (as Elisha Cook)
The Islanders1961TV SeriesTomas
The Real McCoys1960TV SeriesHarry
Thriller1960TV SeriesHarry Elser
The Rebel1960TV SeriesJeremy Hake
College Confidential1960Ted Blake (as Elisha Cook)
Platinum High School1960Harry Nesbit
Startime1960TV SeriesTrick
Peter Gunn1960TV SeriesSnooker
Tightrope1960TV SeriesSam Parker
Johnny Staccato1959-1960TV SeriesSolomon Bradshaw / Conrad
Tombstone Territory1960TV SeriesAdam Kirby
Johnny Ringo1959TV SeriesMaxie Dolan
Bat Masterson1958-1959TV SeriesThorn Loomis / Pete Sheeley
Day of the Outlaw1959Larry Teter (town barber) (as Elisha Cook)
The Third Man1959TV SeriesPete Keeble
House on Haunted Hill1959Watson Pritchard (as Elisha Cook)
Schlitz Playhouse1956-1958TV Series
Panic!1958TV SeriesCharlie Pulaski
Trackdown1958TV SeriesClint Serle
Baby Face Nelson1957Homer van Meter
Plunder Road1957Skeets Jonas
Chicago Confidential1957Candymouth Duggan
The George Sanders Mystery Theater1957TV Series
The Lonely Man1957Willie (as Elisha Cook)
The Sheriff of Cochise1957TV SeriesSimpson
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1957TV SeriesGuns McCallum
Whirlybirds1957TV SeriesRobber
The Millionaire1957TV SeriesEd Nevins
Voodoo Island1957Martin Schuyler (as Elisha Cook)
Accused of Murder1956'Whitey' Pollock
Climax!1956TV SeriesPop
Crusader1956TV SeriesEd Scanlon
The Killing1956George Peatty (as Elisha Cook)
TV Reader's Digest1956TV SeriesBig Mike Preisser
Indian Agent1955TV MoviePete - the Cavalry Scout (uncredited)
The Indian Fighter1955Briggs (as Elisha Cook)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955TV SeriesShorty
Trial1955Finn (as Elisha Cook)
Mystery Is My Business1955TV SeriesMatty
Treasury Men in Action1955TV SeriesRoy Weber
Timberjack1955Punky (as Elisha Cook)
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1955TV SeriesJumper Joe
The Lone Wolf1955TV SeriesChris Walters
Drum Beat1954Blaine Crackel
The Outlaw's Daughter1954Lewis 'Tulsa' Cook
The Dennis Day Show1954TV SeriesBarney's Gunsel
The Philip Morris Playhouse1954TV Series
Adventures of Superman1954TV SeriesHomer Garrity
Big Town1953TV SeriesEscaped convict
The Jackie Gleason Show1953TV SeriesLefty
The Motorola Television Hour1953TV SeriesCharlie
Thunder Over the Plains1953Joseph Standish
I, the Jury1953Bobo (uncredited)
Shane1953Stonewall Torrey
The Ford Television Theatre1953TV Series
Don't Bother to Knock1952Eddie Forbes
Behave Yourself!1951Albert Jonas
Dick Tracy1950TV Series
The Great Gatsby1949Klipspringer
Flaxy Martin1949Roper
The Gangster1947Oval
The Long Night1947Frank Dunlap
Born to Kill1947Marty
Fall Guy1947Joe
The Big Sleep1946Harry Jones
Two Smart People1946Fly Feletti
Joe Palooka, Champ1946Eugene
The Falcon's Alibi1946Nick
Cinderella Jones1946Oliver S. Patch
Blonde Alibi1946Sam Collins
Why Girls Leave Home1945Jimmy Lobo
Dillinger1945Kirk Otto
Dark Waters1944Cleeve
Dark Mountain1944Whitey
Up in Arms1944Info Jones
Phantom Lady1944Cliff
Kill or Be Killed1943
Manila Calling1942Gillman
Wildcat1942Harold 'Chicopee' Nevins
A-Haunting We Will Go1942Frank Lucas
Sleepytime Gal1942Ernie
A Gentleman at Heart1942Genius
Hellzapoppin'1941Harry Selby
Ball of Fire1941Waiter (as Elisha Cook)
I Wake Up Screaming1941Harry Williams
The Maltese Falcon1941Wilmer Cook
Man at Large1941Hotel Clerk
Sergeant York1941Piano Player (uncredited)
Love Crazy1941Elevator Man
Tin Pan Alley1940Joe Codd
Public Deb No. 11940Communist
Stranger on the Third Floor1940Joe Briggs
He Married His Wife1940Dicky Brown
Grand Jury Secrets1939Robert Austin / Norman Hazlitt
Newsboys' Home1938Danny
Submarine Patrol1938Seaman Rutherford Davis Pratt - aka 'The Professor'
My Lucky Star1938Waldo
Three Blind Mice1938Boy on Bench (uncredited)
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry1937Boots Maguire (uncredited)


Peter Gunn1960TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tin Pan Alley1940performer: "You Say The Sweetest Things Baby" 1940, "Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France" 1917


Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend1987DocumentaryEddie Forbes
The Kraft Music Hall1970TV SeriesHimself
Baptism of Fire1943DocumentaryBill (change category)

Archive Footage

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2007TV Series documentaryPeter Smith / Micah Smith (as Elisha Cook)
The 68th Annual Academy Awards1996TV SpecialHimself - Memorial Tribute
ALF1988TV SeriesUncle Albert
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick1988DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
America at the Movies1976DocumentaryWilmer Cook
The Big Parade of Comedy1964DocumentaryJoe in 'Love Crazy' (uncredited)
Superman's Peril1954Homer Garrity

Won Awards

1981Silver Medallion AwardTelluride Film Festival, US

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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