Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor who came to prominence through The Hangover trilogy (2009-2013). He has so far earned 3 Academy Award nominations continuously for acting in Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013), and for producing American Sniper (2014). His performance in the 2014 Broadway version of the play The Elephant Man earned him a Tony Award nomination. Beside his talents in acting, Cooper is also known for his attractive appearance. In 2011, People Magazine named him the Sexiest Man Alive.
Cooper grew up in Pennsylvania with his parents and older sister. He was raised to be Catholic. He proved to be very bright while he was in school by earning a B.A. degree in English after graduating from Georgetown University (1997). He later achieved an MFA in acting from a drama school in New York in 2000. Cooper's first professional acting performance was a guest role in the hit TV series Sex and the City in 1999.
Cooper married actress
Jennifer Espositoin 2006, but the couple divorced a year later. He was later in relationships with a few other celebrities including Zoe Saldana. However, he is currently reported to be single.
- The meaning of the name Cooper: Barrel Maker