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Bradley Cooper Biography and Films

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Bradley Cooper Biography

Bradley Cooper at the premiere of 'He's Just Not That Into You.'

© Richard Chavez

Bradley Cooper's Birth Date:

January 5, 1975

Place of Birth:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Past Significant Other:

Bradley Cooper dated actress Jennifer Esposito for over a year before the two married in December 2006. Esposito filed for divorce in May 2007 and it was finalized in November.

Background:

Bradley Cooper graduated from Georgetown University in 1997 with a degree in English and followed that up by taking part in the Master of Fine Arts program at the Actors Studio at New School University.

Breakthrough Role:

Playing Rachel McAdams' handsome, cheating fiancee that everybody hates in Wedding Crashers in 2005 really got Cooper noticed.

Awards:

Cooper earned his first Oscar nomination in 2013 for his starring role in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook. In 2014 he followed that up with another Academy Award nomination, this time in the Best Supporting Actor category, for another Russell film: American Hustle.

Notable Movie Credits:

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Failure to Launch (2006)
The Comebacks (2007)
The Rocker (2008)
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
New York, I Love You (2008)
Yes Man (2008)
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
The Hangover (2009)
All About Steve (2009)
Case 39 (2009)
The Prince of Providence (2009)
Valentine's Day (2010)
The A-Team (2010)
Limitless (2011)
The Hangover Part 2 (2011)
The Words (2012)
Hit and Run (2012)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)
American Hustle (2013)

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