Bradley Cooper: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day
HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Bradley Cooper.
Bradley Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American film, theater, and television actor. He is known for his roles as Will Tippin in the TV series Alias, Phil Wenneck in the 2009 film The Hangover (and its sequels), and Templeton “Faceman” Peck in 2010 movie The A-Team.
Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in nearby Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (née Campano), is Italian-American, and his father, Charles Cooper, was Irish-American and worked as a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch. Cooper was raised Roman Catholic. After graduating from Germantown Academy in 1993, he attended Villanova University for his freshman year, then transferred to Georgetown University, from which he graduated with a B.A. in English in 1997. He has studied French, and has lived in France for 6 months. Later he studied at the Actors Studio Drama School at New School University; and can be seen in the Inside the Actors Studio episodes that featured Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Robert De Niro, Jack Lemmon, Sean Penn, and Clint Eastwood.
Cooper began his professional acting career on the television series Sex and the City in 1998, and also served as a presenter for Globe Trekker. Cooper made his film debut in Wet Hot American Summer in 2001, before landing his role as Will Tippin in the successful television drama Alias. He returned twice to Alias as a guest star after leaving the show in 2003, and he also guest-starred on the short-lived TV series Miss Match in the same year.
Cooper starred in the ABC Family film I Want to Marry Ryan Banks, and appeared as a regular guest star in the WB series Jack & Bobby. He played the popular villain Sack Lodge in the hit comedy Wedding Crashers and appeared in the film Failure to Launch as a friend of Matthew McConaughey’s character. Cooper played the lead role in the Fox sitcom Kitchen Confidential, based on a memoir by chef Anthony Bourdain, which debuted in September 2005. However, Fox announced in late 2005 that the series was canceled because of low ratings.
Cooper at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Whatever Works
In March 2006, Cooper starred in Three Days of Rain on Broadway with Julia Roberts and Paul Rudd at the Bernard B Jacobs Theater.
In 2007, Cooper starred in Season 5 of Nip/Tuck as Aidan Stone, a television star on the fictional show Hearts ‘N Scalpels in which Christian and Sean give their advice on “real” plastic surgeries in order to give credibility to the show and gain popularity for their new practice in Los Angeles. Cooper also starred in Yes Man with Jim Carrey. He also made an appearance in the movie The Rocker with Rainn Wilson in 2008.
On February 7, 2009, Cooper hosted Saturday Night Live with musical guest TV on the Radio. Cooper impersonated Christian Bale in a fake commercial for a DVD featuring celebrities yelling at movie crew members called, “No, Bruce! Let Me Finish! The Best of Celebrity Tirades.”
In 2009, Cooper starred in the films He’s Just Not That into You, Case 39 and The Hangover. In 2010 he starred in Valentine’s Day, and played the role of Templeton “Faceman” Peck in the feature film version of The A-Team.
Cooper guest co-hosted WWE Raw on June 7, 2010 along with his The A-Team co-stars Sharlto Copley and Quinton Jackson.
Cooper starred in the 2011 techno-thriller Limitless, based on the 2001 novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.
He is set to star in the $34-million thriller film The Grey, which is directed by Joe Carnahan.
To read more about Bradley Cooper go to www.wikipedia.org
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