Cooke began his acting career early with a role in Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre at the age of ten. His first television role was as the eponymous lead in the Granada series Wilmot at the age of twelve. He appeared on stage and screen in various productions, including Peter Pan at the Alhambra Theatre, Bugsy Malone at the Guisely Theatre, and bit parts in Casualty and Barking before enroling at Stage 84 and landing his first major role as Luke in the ITV / Granada drama Where the Heart Is.
He graduated from Stage 84 in 2000 and won roles in The Royal and George Gently before again taking a leading role in series two of The Chase and Echo Beach. He appeared in The Angel of Death (a 2007 episode of Robin Hood) as Luke Scarlett. In 2009 he starred in the ITV drama Demons as Luke Rutherford.
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