Known for movies

Short Info

Net Wortharound $1.2 million
Date Of BirthJune 30, 1960
SpouseMeg Munro
MarkRed guitar
FactMet fellow Wiggles Anthony Field and Greg Page while studying Early Childhood Development at Macquarie University in Sydney


Murray Cook is an Australian actor, musician, and television producer. He is best known for his work on the children’s television series The Wiggles from 1991 to 2012.

Cook was born in Sydney, Australia, on 30 June 1960. He is the youngest of three children. His father was a bank manager and his mother was a schoolteacher. Cook’s siblings are older sister, Janice, and brother, Graeme.

Cook attended primary school at St Ives North Public School and secondary school at Hornsby Boys’ High School. He then studied at Macquarie University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1982.

Cook began his career as a musician, playing in various bands in the early 1980s. He then became a music teacher, working at a number of schools in Sydney.

In 1991, Cook was asked to join The Wiggles, a children’s musical group, as their bass player. He remained with the group for 21 years, until his retirement in 2012. During his time with The Wiggles, Cook also wrote and produced several of the group’s albums and videos.

Since retiring from The Wiggles, Cook has continued to work in the music industry, producing albums for other artists and working as a music consultant. He has also appeared in a number of stage productions and television shows.

Cook has been married twice. His first marriage was to Suzanne Danker, with whom he has two daughters, Chloe and Ruby. His second marriage is to Lisa Curry, with whom he has a son, Flynn.

Cook has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

General Info

Full NameMurray Cook
Net Wortharound $1.2 million
Date Of BirthJune 30, 1960
Height1.91 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Television producer, Guitarist, Actor, Singer, Songwriter
EducationMacquarie University
NationalityAustralian

Family

SpouseMeg Munro
ChildrenHamish Cook, Georgia Cook

Accomplishments

Music GroupsThe Wiggles
MoviesThe Wiggles Movie, The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy, Wiggle Time, The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari, The Wiggles: Santa's Rockin', The Wiggles Go Bananas!, Wiggledance!, The Wiggly Big Show, Da Kath & Kim code, ABC For Kids Video Hits, The Wiggles: Toot Toot, The Wiggles videography, The Wiggles: Sing a Song of Wi...
TV ShowsThe Wiggles

Social profile links

Marks

#Marks / Signs
1Red guitar

Facts

#Fact
1Met fellow Wiggles Anthony Field and Greg Page while studying Early Childhood Development at Macquarie University in Sydney
2Performs with rock n roll band Bang Shang a Lang when not touring with the Wiggles
3Children Georgia and Hamish can be seen in several Wiggles videos
4Wiggles song "Georgia's Song" was written for daughter Georgia when she was a baby.
5Won $32,000 (AUD) for CARE Australia charity on Australia's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. (2003)

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wiggles1999-2013TV SeriesMurray Wiggle / Murray Wiggle (Red)
The Wiggles: Surfer Jeff!2012VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: It's Always Christmas with You!2011VideoMurray Wiggle (Red)
The Wiggles: Ukulele Baby2011VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles Big Birthday!2011VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Let's Eat!2011VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles Greatest Hits Live2010Murray Wiggle (Red)
Hot Potatoes: The Best of the Wiggles2010VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Hot Poppin' Popcorn2010VideoMurray Wiggle
Sprout's Wiggly Waffle2009TV SeriesMurray Wiggle (Red)
The Wiggles: Big, Big Show!2009VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles Go Bananas!2009VideoMurray Wiggle (Red)
Wiggle and Learn2008-2009TV SeriesRed Wiggle
The Wiggles: Sing a Song of Wiggles2008VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing2008VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Pop Go the Wiggles!2008VideoMurray Wiggle (Red)
The Wiggles: Wiggle Around the Clock2007VideoMurray
The Wiggles: Getting Strong!2007VideoRed Wiggle
Da Kath & Kim Code2005TV MovieRed Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly, Wiggly World!2005VideoMurry Wiggle
The Wiggles: Santa's Rockin'2004VideoRed Wiggle
The Wiggles: Cold Spaghetti Western2004VideoMurray (red)
The Wiggles: Toot Toot2004VideoMurray
The Wiggles: Top of the Tots2004VideoMurray
The Wiggles: Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins!2003VideoMurray
The Wiggles: Space Dancing2003VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari2002VideoMurray
The Wiggles: Wiggle Bay2002Video shortMurray
Hoop-Dee-Doo: It's a Wiggly Party2001VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Yule Be Wiggling2001VideoMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly Wiggly Christmas2000Video shortMurray Wiggle
The Wiggles1998TV SeriesMurray
Children's Hospital1998TV SeriesWiggle Member
The Wiggles Movie1997Murray
The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy1994VideoMurray

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wiggles: Go, Santa, Go!2013Video executive producer
Wiggle and Learn2008-2009TV Series executive producer - 26 episodes
The Wiggles: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing2008Video executive producer
The Wiggles1999-2001TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
The Wiggles: Yule Be Wiggling2001Video executive producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ant-Man2015writer: "Hot Poppin Popcorn"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Life as We Know It2010writer: "Get Ready To Wiggle", "Big Red Car", "Can You Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?"
Beautiful Kate2009writer: "Wake Up Jeff"
Cactus2008/Iwriter: "Hot Potato" - as M. Cook
Knocked Up2007writer: "Fruit Salad", "Hot Potato", "Here Come the Wiggles"
Just Like Heaven2005writer: "Swim with Me"
Walking on Water2002writer: "Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" - as M. Cook
Neighbours2001TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Me Myself I1999writer: "Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car" 1999 - as M. Cook

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Faultline2012Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Project2012TV SeriesHimself
Today2007-2011TV SeriesHimself / Red Wiggle
Spicks and Specks2005-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The Singing Bee2008TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
The View2007TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2007TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
David Tench Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2003TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2002TV SpecialHimself (Wiggles)
Yes, Dear2002TV SeriesHimself
Neighbours2001TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2000TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Downe Show2000TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
David Tench Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Steve Irwin: He Changed Our World2006TV Movie documentaryMurray (uncredited)
Today Tonight2006TV SeriesMurray
The Crocodile Hunter: A Tribute to Steve Irwin2006TV Movie documentaryMurray (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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