Tony Cook was born and raised in London, the son of Janet and Melvyn Cook. His grandfather was a Bevin Boy (Coal Miner) and a very accomplished Boxer, meeting Winston Churchill after one of his fights. Tony's Great Grandfather was an East London, bare knuckle boxer.
Tony went to study under the tutelage of industry professionals, Steven Nesbitt and Geoff Boyle, in London, England. He also trained as a junior weight lifter for his borough and played football for many years.
While in full time education, Tony performed Stand Up comedy, he was noticed by talent scouts from the Balham Festival and was invited to perform. After graduating he has performed in over 30 Films and television shows.
Tony's comedy background came in handy when he was cast in a comedy sketch show series for MTV which also featured Oscar Nominee, Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Black Panther).
He lives in London, frequently travelling to LA.