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 trilogy (2009–2013), The A-Team (2010), Limitless (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Place Beyond the Pines (2013), and American Hustle (2013). His work in David O. Russell's films Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively. 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)|
|Hair Color||Brown - Light|
|High School||Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania (1993)|
|University||Villanova University,Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States (Attended For One Year) (Transferred)B.A., English,Georgetown University,Washington, Distict Of Columbia, United States (1997)M.F.A., Acting, Actors Studio, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United StatesNew School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States|
|Occupation||Actor And Film Producer.|
|Claim to Fame||The Hangover Trilogy (2009,2011,2013), The A-Team (2010), Alias (2001-2006).|
|Father||Charles J. Cooper (Died 2011, Aged 71) (Was Of Irish Descent, And Worked As A Stockbroker For Merrill Lynch.)|
|Mother||Gloria (née Campano), (Is Of Italian Descent And Worked For The Local NBC Affiliate.)|
|Favorite TV Shows||Kitchen ConfidentialAlias|
|Favorite Colors||Red, Green, Blue, Yellow|