Robert Coote was an English actor. He played aristocrats or British military types in many films, and created the role of Colonel Hugh Pickering in the long-running original Broadway production of My Fair Lady. Coote was educated at Hurstpierpoint College in Sussex. He began his stage career at the age of 16, performing in England, South Africa and Australia before arriving in Hollywood in the late 1930s. He played a succession of pompous British types in supporting roles, including a brief but memorable turn as Sgt. Bertie Higginbotham in Gunga Din . His acting career was interrupted by his...
|Birthdate:||February 4, 1909|
|Date of death:||November 26, 1982|
|Also known as:||Flying Officer Robert Coote RCAF, Coote, Robert|