Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper Biography.com

Film Actor, Actor(1951–)
Actor Chris Cooper has made several notable performances in films including Adaptation, his role in which earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Synopsis

Actor Chris Cooper was born July 9, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri. He made several notable performances in feature films, including Matewan, Money Train and Lone Star, before impressing critics with his role in American Beauty. He proved himself again in 2002 in the film Adaptation. His performance earned him an Academy Award. In 2005, he appeared in three critically acclaimed films.

Profile

Actor. Born July 9, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri. After studying agriculture and drama at the University of Missouri, Cooper moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting. He made several notable performances in feature films, including Matewan, Money Train and Lone Star, before impressing critics with his portrayal of a homophobic Marine Corps Colonel in American Beauty. He proved himself again in 2002 in the reality-bending film Adaptation. His performance as the eccentric plant collector John Laroche earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2005, Cooper appeared in three critically acclaimed films: Jarhead, Capote and Syriana.

Fact Check

We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!