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Bradley Cooper (05.01.1975) is an American actor famous for his roles in 'The Hangover', 'The A-Team', 'Limitless' and 'Silver Linings Playbook'.

Childhood: Bradley Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but grew up in Jenkintown. His parents are Gloria and Charles J. Cooper, a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch. He was raised Catholic and attended Germantown Academy during which he also worked for Philadelphia Daily News. He then attended Villanova University before transferring to Georgetown University. He graduated with honours and a BA in English in 1997 and also became fluent in French, becoming an exchange student in Aix-en-Provence, France. In 2000, he received an MFA in acting from Actors Studio Drama School.

Acting career: Bradley Cooper's first TV appearance was on 'Sex and the City' in 1999, while his first film was 'Wet Hot American Summer' in 2001. His first breakthrough role was in J. J. Abrams' TV show 'Alias' in 2001 though he left in 2003 and made only guest appearances in further episodes. He had roles in 'I Want to Marry Ryan Banks' and 'Jack & Bobby' before joining the cast of the hit comedy 'Wedding Crashers' in 2005. He also made an appearance in 'Failure to Launch' and 'Yes Man' in 2008, and landed the lead role in the sitcom 'Kitchen Confidential'. In 2009, he starred in 'He's Just Not That into You' and 'The Hangover'. The latter grossed $467 million and earned Cooper the Hollywood Comedy Award. In 2010, Cooper appeared 'Valentine's Day' which grossed over $215 million worldwide and 'The A-Team'. In 2011, he was in the thriller 'Limitless' as well as 'Hangover' sequel 'The Hangover Part II'. People magazine named him Sexiest Man Alive in that same year. 2012 saw him in David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

Personal Life: Bradley Cooper married actress Jennifer Esposito in 2006 but they began divorce proceedings the following year. He has also had relationships with Renee Zellweger and Zoe Saldana.



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'Grumpy' Bradley Cooper? Star's 'Awkward' Interview Not Quite That Awkward


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Few things are more entertaining in showbiz than a painfully uncomfortable celebrity interview, especially when it's conducted by one of the most effervescent journalists in the UK. But while Bradley Cooper was not quite as flamboyant as some of her other interviewees, he was by no means as grumpy as everyone is saying he was.

Bradley Cooper at the UK premiere of 'A Star is Born'Bradley Cooper at the UK premiere of 'A Star is Born'

The 'A Star is Born' actor was interviewed by a national treasure, Alison Hammond, on 'This Morning' yesterday (October 2nd 2018), and while he seemed happy enough to be asked all the serious questions about his new movie, viewers remarked that he looked a little awkward when she started joking about a sequel starring her entitled 'Another Star is Born'.

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Bradley Cooper Banned Lady Gaga From Wearing Make Up On A Star Is Born Set


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Iconic singing and acting duo Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper are riding high on the success of their latest film, A Star Is Born, which has earned rave reviews in the week leading up to its release. However, it seems there were some tricky times leading up to the finished project with Lady Gaga revealing her director and co-star, Cooper, refused to let her wear make-up during filming.

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The normally flamboyant star was stripped back to the bare essentials on set with Limitless star Cooper as the pair retell the 1937 classic of the same name for the third time.

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Lady Gaga Was Told To Get A Nose Job When She Started In Music


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Lady GaGa has revealed that she was advised to “get a nose job” when she first started out in the music industry.

Speaking to Sky News on the red carpet of the London premiere of her new film A Star Is Born, the pop star – real name Stefani Germanotta - said: “I was told when I was first starting out that I should get a nose job, but I didn't because I wanted to be who I was.”

She drew on some of that experience to play the part of her character Ally in the new film, but knew that she had to differentiate her real-life lessons and the requirements of the performance.

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Bradley Cooper at the UK premiere of his directorial debut 'A Star Is Born' starring Lady Gaga. The event was held at the Vue West End - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 27th September 2018

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Bradley Cooper at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival where the premiere for Bradley Cooper's directorial debut 'A Star Is Born' starring Lady Gaga. The event was held at Roy Thomson Hall - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Sunday 9th September 2018

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The Soundtrack To 'A Star Is Born' Is Everything We Wanted


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Bradley Cooper's hugely anticipated directorial debut 'A Star Is Born' is less than a month away, but it couldn't come quick enough now that the official soundtrack has been released, featuring 17 original songs and so much inspirational energy. Are we looking at an Oscar winner?

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga star in 'A Star Is Born'Bradley Cooper and Lady GaGa star in 'A Star Is Born'

There are a generous 34 numbers on the soundtrack including covers of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' and 'La Vie En Rose', and a song written by Alabama singer-songwriter Jason Isbell called 'Maybe It's Time'. Otherwise, most of the songs were written by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, with the help of Mark Ronson, Lukas Nelson and others.

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Bradley Cooper Could Reunite With Clint Eastwood On Drug Drama 'The Mule'


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Bradley Cooper is in talks to star in Clint Eastwood's forthcoming crime drama 'The Mule', as announced just three years after their collaboration on the latter's last film. Given the success of 'American Sniper', there's no doubt that a reunion will be a guaranteed commercial hit.

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The 43-year-old actor is thought to be playing the character Colin Bates - a DEA agent - in the forthcoming movie, which features director Clint Eastwood as lead star Earl Stone. Meanwhile, the script has been written by the award-winning Nick Schenk, of 'Gran Torino' fame.

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Bradley Cooper at the 2018 Costume Institute Gala (aka the Met Gala or the Met Ball) held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This year's theme was 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination' - New York, New York, United States - Monday 7th May 2018

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Bradley Cooper at the Los Angeles premiere for 'Avengers: Infinity War'. Following 2015's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', 'Infinity War' is the third film in the series and the nineteenth film in the Marvel film franchise altogether - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 23rd April 2018

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The Avengers Must Unite For Their Biggest Battle Yet In 'Avengers: Infinity War'


Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe prepares to come to a climax as ‘The Avengers’ unite with ‘The Guardians of the Galaxy’ to stop the evil Thanos. Directed by The Russo Brothers, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ hits cinemas this spring.

After the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Infinity War’ sees The Avengers left broken and divided. Some of them even look different, with Captain America (Chris Evans) sporting a beard and the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) with newly blonde hair.

The Avengers face their biggest threat year in ‘Infinity War’

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Bradley Cooper Could Star As WWE's Vince McMahon In Biopic


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Vince McMahon is without a doubt one of the most polarising figures in sports entertainment. As a former commentator and announcer in the world of wrestling, as well as lending his talents to in-ring performing and acting, Vincent Kennedy McMahon is now the Chairman and CEO of the world's leading wrestling company, World Wrestling Entertainment (otherwise known as WWE).

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It was revealed earlier this year that Vince's story would be turned into a Hollywood biopic named 'Pandemonium', with the drama directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, and a script written by Craig A. Williams. With Vince himself on board as a producer and the film now also being a project worked on by WWE Studios however, that script could be going through some heavy rewrites, especially considering all of the controversy that has followed Vince around in his life, and which could paint the CEO and his company in a negative light.

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Bradley Cooper: James Gunn Has His 'Finger On The Pulse Of Humanity'


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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' is one of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year as fans gear up to learn how the relationship between this rag-tag team of angsty super-heroes has developed since the original 2014 movie. Star Bradley Cooper opens up about the 'kitchen sink drama' aspect of the series.

Bradley Cooper voices Rocket in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'Bradley Cooper voices Rocket in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Following the massive success of the first film, it seems that 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is one segment of the Marvel franchise that even those who aren't ordinarily fans of the universe can enjoy. It's not just about showing off incredible powers and saving the galaxy, it's about the everyday struggles of love, friendship and prejudice that the characters face in between adventures. 

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

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It was never going to be easy to match the impact of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, which jolted the Marvel franchise to life with its fresh comedy and freewheeling adventure. This sequel is still a lot of fun, but it's also far more controlled, a conventional, plot-based step of the Marvel universe. And all of the characters are angry about everything and everyone. Thankfully, there's also an emotionality that sneaks into the final act.

Now working as a team, the bickering Guardians just manage to complete their latest mission when Rocket (Bradley Cooper) makes an enemy of a tenacious high priestess (Elizabeth Debicki). Her fleet chases them into an encounter with Ego (Kurt Russell), a god-like being who claims to be the father of Guardian leader Peter (Chris Pratt). So Peter takes Gamora and Drax (Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista) to check out Ego's planet, while Rocket and Baby Groot (Vin Diesel) fend off both the priestess and Peter's old mentor Yondu (Michael Rooker), who arrives with a large posse. And then there's Gamora's perpetually furious sister Nebula (Karen Gillan), who's on the rampage, determined to get revenge against everyone who has slighted her.

There's an underlying rage that drives everyone's actions, and the constant screaming matches become exhausting as the film progresses. The worst offender is Rocket, who expresses his perpetual aggravation in a stream of tetchy tirades. Thankfully, the dialogue is sharply written, with wicked insults to keep the audience smirking along. And there's also a nice sense that all of this fury is masking a deeper affection these misfits have for each other, which boils over in some remarkably strong dramatic scenes. Pratt and Russell are both terrific, seizing every chance to play with the comedic and dramatic notes. There are nice moments for Rooker, Saldana and Gillan, plus some witty cameos. And while Baby Groot is almost painfully adorable, it's Bautista's hilariously open-hearted Drax who steals the show.

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The 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Characters Ranked


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With 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' well on the way, we order the Guardians of the original movie from best to nearly best before their newest members join the ranks. Of course, Groot has been replaced by Baby Groot, and Yondu Udonta and Nebula are apparently about to join this force for good - though they haven't given us much reason to like them yet. Also, Mantis is another forthcoming addition, who we expect will steal our hearts very soon.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' has some of Marvel's best characters'Guardians of the Galaxy' has some of Marvel's best characters

1. Groot - He's a tree of little words, but he also sacrificed himself to save his friends, most of which he had only known a short time. Also, he becomes Baby Groot after that sacrifice - and he is the character that we're all excited to meet in the forthcoming 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. Voiced by Vin Diesel, he is the most innocent and the most loving of all the Guardians.

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Bradley Cooper and Sue Kroll seen arriving at the 30th Annual American Cinematheque Awards Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, United States - Friday 14th October 2016

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Bradley Cooper

Date of birth

5th February, 1975

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.85


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The Avengers Must Unite For Their Biggest Battle Yet In 'Avengers: Infinity War'  Trailer

The Avengers Must Unite For Their Biggest Battle Yet In 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer

Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe prepares to come to a climax as ‘The...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review

It was never going to be easy to match the impact of 2014's Guardians of...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 - Clips and Extended  Trailer

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 - Clips and Extended Trailer

The Guardians of the Galaxy have returned for another interplanetary adventure, having decided to stick...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Super Bowl Trailer

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Super Bowl Trailer

It's been two months since the Guardians of the Galaxy defeated the evil Ronan, and...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer

The Guardians return two months after their epic battle against Ronan with their criminal records...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Teaser Trailer

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Teaser Trailer

Five of our favourite unlikely heroes re-assemble in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2. The...

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War Dogs Movie Review

Based on a rather astounding true story, this comedy-drama centres on two stoners who landed...

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10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Review

10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Review

Rather than a sequel or spin-off, this is a spiritual successor to 2008's Cloverfield, a...

Joy Movie Review

Joy Movie Review

After Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, mercurial filmmaker David O. Russell reunites with Jennifer...

Burnt Movie Review

Burnt Movie Review

Strong characters help hold the attention as this overcooked drama develops, but in the end...

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Burnt Trailer

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