Bradley Charles Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American actor who first gained recognition in the television shows Alias and Jack & Bobby. He later appeared in a supporting role in Wedding Crashers (2005), Yes Man (2008), and He's Just Not That into You (2009). He achieved fame with his roles in The Hangover film series (2009–2013), The A-Team (2010), Limitless (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), and The Place Beyond the Pines (2013). His work in Silver Linings Playbook earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In 2011, People magazine named him the "Sexiest Man Alive".
There was a lot of Sack Lodges at my high school. - "Sack Lodge" is his character from Wedding Crashers (2005).
I had size 12 feet when I was 10, so I thought I was going to be 6' 8. My goal was to be able to dunk a basket. I wound up being 6' 1" with size 14 feet. I got the raw end of the deal."
I was in New York shooting Law & Order" (1990) and the script came along, and I completely connected to it. From the first page, when he says, 'Ever since I was eight years old, I knew what I wanted to be.' When I was eight years old, I wanted to be a chef or an actor. I used to cook all the time. I worked in restaurants the first half of my life." - to The Boston Herald on getting the script for "Kitchen Confidential" (2005) (11/05)
|Full Name at Birth||Bradley Charles Cooper|
|Date of Birth||January 5, 1975|
|Birthplace||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Height||6' 1" (185 cm)|
|Weight||185 lbs (83.9 kg)|
|Hair Color||Brown - Light|
|High School||Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, PA (1993)|
|University||Georgetown University (1997)Fine Arts, New School UniversityActors Studio Drama School|
|Claim to Fame||The Hangover, The A-Team, Alias|
|Father||Charles J. Cooper|
|Favorite TV Shows||Kitchen ConfidentialAlias|
|Favorite Colors||Red, Green, Blue, Yellow|