Bradley Cooper

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

Bradley Cooper: 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.

Bradley Cooper: 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.

Bradley Cooper: 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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