Mason Cook is an American actor best known for his role as Cecil Wilson in the 2011 film named Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. He kicked off his acting career in 2008.
Mason Cook’s Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Siblings, Height
The 19-years-of-age actor was born as Mason Cook Elston on 25 July 2000, to parents, Ted Elston and Kelsey Bell Elston. He hails from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the United States. Eventually, Mason moved from Oklahoma City to L.A. alongside his family to commence his acting career.
Speaking more about his family, he has three siblings named Georgia Cook, Lilly Cook, and Lane Cook. Among them, Georgia earns recognition as an actress whereas Lilly is an aspiring model.
Mason Cook wishes birthday to his sister Georgia Cook on 30 June 2019 (Picture: Mason’s Instagram)
Standing tall at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 meters), Mason attended Nichols Hills Elementary School. There, he drove his passion for acting.
Mason’s Career, Net Worth
Though the actor is still in his teens, he is believed to have the commanding net worth of $5 million. On top of that, the actor reportedly earns a salary of $30k per episode for his television roles.
Mason’s professional debut came as a concert attendee in the American sitcom, According to Jim, in 2008. A year later, he appeared as Casey in one episode of the medical drama television series, Grey’s Anatomy. Furthermore, he appeared as Corey in 20 episodes of the sitcom titled The Middle, from 2009 to 2013.
Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo on Speechless (Picture: IMDB)
The talented actor then landed his big-screen debut as Cecil Wilson in the American 4D spy action comedy film, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, in 2011. Following that, he appeared in numerous TV shows and movies like Criminal Minds (2011), Desperate Housewives (2012), The Lone Ranger (2013), and The Goldbergs (2014-16). His recent recognizable role was as Ray DiMeo in the American sitcom, Speechless, where he appeared from 2016 to 2019.
Awards And Nominations
For his TV and movie works, Mason Cook has received a couple of award nominations already. His first nomination came for Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, where he was nominated for the Young Artist Award under Best Performance in a Feature Film- Supporting Young Actor category, in 2011.
Likewise, Mason got nominated for at the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award for his outstanding work in the ward-winning children television series, The Haunting Hour, in 2015. His nomination came under Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series category.
Some Interesting Facts About Mason Cook
- One of Mason’s paternal four times great-grandfathers was John A. Roebling, the famous Prussian-born engineer who designed the Brooklyn Bridge.
- His maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr., was governor of Arkansas from 1885 to 1889.
- Apart from acting Mason is also known for his work as an activist. As he serves as a celebrity ambassador for a couple of nonprofit organizations, including Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Shane’s Inspiration.
- Mason has a dog named Baxter.
- He enjoys skateboarding and BMX-biking.