Alexander Cooke grew up in Leeds, West Yorkshire. He attended stage school as a child and appeared in many television and stage productions as a young actor. After leaving school Alexander worked behind the camera as part of the production team in several TV shows before moving to London 2008. He was offered an internship at Curtis Brown in the talent department and from there went onto work in casting for a year with Amy Hubbard and Elaine Grainger. He then moved to Diamond Management as assistant to Jean Diamond.
Alexander is now a senior agent at Hamilton Hodell Talent Management, representing actors across theatre, film and television, where he has been for the last 8 years.