Chris Cooper Biography


Chris Cooper Biography

Date of Birth: July 09, 1951 (66)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male

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

(winners are in red)

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