Harry Cook

Harry is an award winning actor, writer and LGBTQI+ activist.His film work has seen him star opposite Academy Award winner Geena Davis as her on-screen son in acclaimed film ‘Accidents Happen’, surfer Archie Cox in cult surf thriller ‘Caught Inside’, Drew Johnston in ‘I Love You Both’ and Meat in feature film ‘Drown’ which he won the Best Supporting Actor award at the prestigious FilmOut Film Festival in San Diego.

His TV credits include playing Tom Muller in ABC’s adaptation of acclaimed children’s series ‘My Place’, Chook in Channel 9’s TV movie ‘Panic at Rock Island’ and Carl Wallis in ABC’s ‘Old School’ opposite Sam Neil and Bryan Brown.

His theatre work has seen him play Duncan Brookes in the production of ‘Russets’ at the International Playwright Festival in Cambridge UK which received the best ensemble cast award and best play award at the festival, the lead role of Tom in the Australian premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s groundbreaking play ‘Citizenship’ at Studio 1 at The Wharf in Sydney which was directed by Lee Lewis and Mark Cohen in the Sydney season of the Broadway smash hit musical ‘RENT’.

His writing work includes contributions to The Huffington Post, The Big Smoke and The Guardian and his debut memoir, Pink Ink, is due for release in September 2018 via Finch/Harper Collins.

Coming out publicly as gay in December 2013, Harry has been on the forefront of LGBTQI+ activism both in Australia and overseas. He was nominated for the LGBTI Celebrity of the Year award at the inaugural Australian LGBTI Awards in 2017 and again for LGBTI Celebrity of the Year in 2018.

He lives by the ocean with his husband Liam and their two English bulldogs.