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Get to know Harry Cook

Get to know Harry Cook

Harry Cook is an Australian actor and LGBTQI activ­ist. Since the age of 17 he has starred in some major film, TV and theatre productions.  Pink Ink is a memoir of Harry’s life, his career in show busi­ness, his intense battle with addiction and ultimately his resil­ience and push to find acceptance within himself. We get to know Harry a little better as he answers our 11 Questions in 11 Minutes

1.What is your idea of bliss?
An afternoon walk with my husband and our dog on the beach OR a massive tub of ice cream and a good movie.

2.What is the trait you least like about yourself?
Anxiety and over-thinking. I tend to think of the worst-case-scenario far too often.

3.What do you consider to be the most overrated virtues?
Purity. If you live your life without ever making a mistake, I feel like you aren’t living it to the fullest.

4.Greatest regret?
I try not to regret anything, unless it’s eating an entire tub of ice cream.

5.Who would be your nemesis?
Bigots. I don’t have time for people who believe that human rights are negotiable. Human rights are for everyone.

6.Which talent would you most like to have?
I’d love to be able to play the piano. I used to play as a child but never kept at it. I’ve been thinking of picking it back up recently.

7.Biggest dislike?
Ignorance.

8.Qualities you admire in a man?
Authenticity.

9.Qualities you admire in a woman?
Decency.

10.What is your best characteristic?
Kindness.

11.What would your motto be?
Work hard and be nice.