Birthdate: 13 July 1957

Penny is the youngest of three children. Her father was a naval officer. She was married in the early 80's to Clive Robertson. They divorced amicably sometime prior to 1991.



Send fan mail to: Penny Cook
c/o Kevin Palmer Management
258 Bulwara Road
Ultimo, NSW 2007
Penny graduated from NIDA in 1978.


  • 1996: Ally in "Ally and Doc"
  • 1996: Presenter on "The Great Outdoors"
  • 1993: Presenter/Host of "The Tonight Show/Tonight Live"
  • 1993: "Joh's Jury" (movie) *
  • 1989 to 1990: Dr. Elly Fielding on "E Street"
  • 1987: "Coda" (aka "Symphony of Evil") (movie) *
  • ?: a role on G. P. (don't know the details)
  • 1981 to 1985: Vicki Dean on "A Country Practice" (original series, eps 1 to 352)
  • 1977: Suzy Denning on "The Restless Years" *


  • 1997: Teresa in "The Memory of Water" (with the Marian Street Theatre)
  • 1995: Doris in "Same Time Next Year" (with Mark Furness [Company])
  • 1994: "Two Short Blacks" (with Sydney Theatre Company)
  • 1993: "Mother in "Summer of the Aliens" (with Sydney Theatre Company)
  • 1993: Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" (with HVTV)
  • 1992: Heidi in "The Heidi Chronicles" (with RQTC)


  • 1988: Dr. Cathy Thornton in "The Dreaming" *

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Sources: "A Country Practice: Quality Soap", the 10th birthday magazine, IMDB (items marked with a red *), first hand observation, and various private sources. Please note that the address given above is placed here with the permission of the agent -- do not post it anywhere else without first obtaining permission from said agent via snail mail (do not phone, email, or fax them)