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Chris Cooper

 
Date Of Birth:
July 09, 1951 (71)
Birth Place:
Kansas City, MO, USA
Bio:
Chris Cooper won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Critics Choice Award for his role in "Adaptation." Cooper returns to the Broadway stage nearly four decades after his debut in David French's "Of the Fields, Lately." Off-Broadway: "The Ballad of Soapy Smith (The Public Theatre), "A Different ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 09, 1951 (71)

Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA

Bio:
Chris Cooper won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Critics Choice Award for his role in "Adaptation." Cooper returns to the Broadway stage nearly four decades after his debut in David French's "Of the Fields, Lately." Off-Broadway: "The Ballad of Soapy Smith (The Public Theatre), "A Different ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Dalton Trumbo [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Performer

Chris Cooper Biography

Chris Cooper won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Critics Choice Award for his role in "Adaptation." Cooper returns to the Broadway stage nearly four decades after his debut in David French's "Of the Fields, Lately."
Off-Broadway: "The Ballad of Soapy Smith (The Public Theatre), "A Different Moon" (WPA Theater).
Film: "Adaptation," "American Beauty," "August: Osage County," "The Company Men," "The Town," "Capote," "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "The Bourne Identity," "Seabiscuit," "The Patriot," "October Sky," "Live By Night," "Coming Through the Rye," "Demolition."
Television credits include "My House in Umbria (Emmy Award nomination) and the mini-series "11.22.63," based on the book by Stephen King.

Chris Cooper Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Chris Cooper, A Doll's House, Part 2

Chris Cooper News

Review: Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 at Tampa Repertory Theatre Photo Review: Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 at Tampa Repertory Theatre
by Drew Eberhard - Nov 5, 2022

Playwright Lucas Hnath was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. Later his move to New York led him to study Pre-Med, but soon he changed his major to Dramatic Writing, where he studied at Tisch School for the Arts earning a BFA, and subsequently following an MFA. Hnath is the playwright of 10 Dramatic works. His Broadway Debut and most notably his best work A Doll's House Part 2, debuted on Broadway in April of 2017 and closed in September later that year. Commissioned by South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, Hnath's contemporary spin/sequel to the Ibsen classic starred Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell, and Condola Rashad. Metcalf later went on to win a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her portrayal of Nora Helmer. Subsequently, Hnath's work was also a nominee for Best Play at the time.

2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Line Up Photo 2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Line Up
by Michael Major - Oct 20, 2022

To open the festival, Daniel Craig returns in GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MURDER MYSTERY, from the surprise 2019 hit Knives Out, reprising his role as detective Benoit Blanc, heading off to Greece with a new case to crack and a fresh ensemble of suspects to rattle (Edward Norton, Janelle Mon√°e, Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson).

ADAPTATION to Be Released on 4K UHD For 20th Anniversary Photo ADAPTATION to Be Released on 4K UHD For 20th Anniversary
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2022

As Charlie struggles to adapt Orlean's best-selling book 'The Orchid Thief,' he writes himself into his own movie. The various stories crash into one another, exploding into a wildly imaginative film. ADAPTATION is at once a hilarious drama and a moving comedy, now celebrating its 20th anniversary.

2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards for Chris Cooper and Elegance Photo 2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards for Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2022

The Key West Film Festival announced the recipients of its annual Golden Key Awards to be presented to screen legend Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton, director of the upcoming release The Inspection. Past recipients of the award include Burt Reynolds, Marisa Tomei, Kimberly Peirce, Tom Skerritt, Lois Smith, Paul Verhoeven and Alan Cumming.

West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way' Photo West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

City Councilman Keith Powers, former Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former acting students of Wynn Handman and maybe a star or two will gather Monday, September 12 at 11:00 AM on the southeast corner of 7th Avenue and 56th Street for the naming of West 56th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues as Wynn Handman Way.

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jul 2, 2022

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

2022 National Evening of Science on Screen Announced Photo 2022 National Evening of Science on Screen Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Coolidge Corner Theatre have announced the 2022 National Evening of Science on Screen¬ģ, coming to cinemas across the nation on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. That evening, participating organizations will use one of the nation‚Äôs favorite pastimes‚ÄĒgoing to the movies‚ÄĒto promote public understanding of science.

Carrie Coon, Chris Cooper & More Join BOSTON STRANGLER Film Photo Carrie Coon, Chris Cooper & More Join BOSTON STRANGLER Film
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2021

Carrie Coon, Chris Cooper, and Alessandro Nivola have joined 20th Century's Boston Strangler film. The movie will be written and directed by Matt Ruskin. The film follows Loretta McLaughlin, the first reports to break the story about the Boston Strangler.

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is Now Streaming on Netflix Photo AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is Now Streaming on Netflix
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 27, 2021

When and where can you find August: Osage County streaming? We have your answer here!

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Chris Cooper Videos

VIDEO: Amazon Prime Video Releases Season 2 Trailer for HOMECOMING Videoplay
VIDEO: Amazon Prime Video Releases Season 2 Trailer for HOMECOMING

by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2020

Amazon Prime Video has released the teaser trailer for HOMECOMING SEASON 2, premiering May 22nd, 2020. Watch below!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Jon Stewart's IRRESISTIBLE Starring Steve Carell Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Jon Stewart's IRRESISTIBLE Starring Steve Carell

by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Focus Features has released the trailer for Jon Stewart's IRRESISTIBLE, starring Steve Carell.

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer For IRRESISTIBLE Starring Steve Carell Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer For IRRESISTIBLE Starring Steve Carell

by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Focus Features will release Jon Stewart's IRRESISTIBLE on Friday May 29, 2020 domestically in North America. Universal Pictures International will release internationally.

VIDEO: Tom Hanks is Mister Rogers in the Trailer for A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORH Videoplay
VIDEO: Tom Hanks is Mister Rogers in the Trailer for A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

Sony Pictures has released the trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson and Chris Cooper.

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 8- Condola Rashad Hits the 2017 Tony Red Carpet! Videoplay
VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 8- Condola Rashad Hits the 2017 Tony Red Carpet!

by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2018

On Day 8, we celebrate Best Leading Actress in a Play nominee, Condola Rashad, who is being recognized for her work in the religious drama, Saint Joan.

VIDEO: Watch All-New 'The Limit' Trailer for Disney/Pixar's CARS 3
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

Disney Pixar has just released an all-new trailer for CARS 3 titled  'The Limit.' The film cruises into theaters on June 16, 2017. The animated film features THE VOICE talents of Owen Wilson, CRISTELA Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Filion and more! Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Talks A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, ROSEANNE Reunion
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Laurie Metcalf chatted about the highly-anticipated ROSEANNE reunion, promising the full original cast's return. Later, the actress discusses her Tony-nominated turn in Broadway's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf and Lucas Hnath Chat A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 on CBS Sunday Morning
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2017

A Doll's House Part 2 has been a surprise hit on Broadway, playwright Lucas Hnath having shocked the industry by daring to write a sequel to the renowned Ibsen hit. Hnath and Tony nominated star Laurie Metcalf sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to talk about the show, check out the video below!

Theater Talk: In Discussion with the Teams from ANASTASIA and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Theater Talk - Jun 1, 2017

This week Theater Talk focuses on the TONY-nominated play A Doll's House, Part 2 in a conversation with playwright Lucas Hnath along with its TONY-nominated lead actors Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper. The play picks up 15 years after the end of the classic Ibsen drama A Doll's House. Nora returns to the home she once shared with Torvald and events take an unexpected turn, in a theatrical work that also surprises audiences in both its style and tone.

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Warms Up for Broadway with Tongue Twister Competition on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Broadway star and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf got a vocal warmup ahead of her performance in A DOLL'S HOUSE: PART 2 with a tongue twister competition.


Chris Cooper Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Chris Cooper been in?
Chris Cooper has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Chris Cooper been in?
Chris Cooper has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Chris Cooper been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Doll's House, Part 2 .