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.
We remember the iconic songs that came before Fight for You.
The 93rd Academy Awards night saw some well-deserved movies winning gongs including Nomadland for Best Picture and Best Director, and The Father for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as Fight for You from Judas and the Black Messiah winning Best Original Song.
Performed by H.E.R., Fight for You is a poweful song reflecting the importance of the themes within the Fred Hampton biopic; those of systemic racism, and an injustice at the hands of cops that survives more than 50 years on from when the movie is set.
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Irina Shayk always thought she was ''supposed to be a boy'' and felt she'd been ''born in the wrong body'' as a teenager.
Irina Shayk always thought she was ''supposed to be a boy''.
The 34-year-old model - who has two-year-old daughter Lea with former partner Bradley Cooper - had a strong feeling she had been ''born in the wrong body'' when she was a teenager and convinced herself she had to step up to be the man of the household when her father passed away.
She admitted: ''I always felt like I was born in the wrong body. I felt I was supposed to be a boy.
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Are they in love or just incredible actors?
The internet is going wild over Bradley Cooper and Lady GaGa's performance at the 91st Academy Awards. They sang Shallow from their 8-times nominated movie A Star Is Born and it was an incredible duet - if only for the palpable chemistry between the two artists.
Fans are confused about the relationship between Gaga and Cooper. Despite the fact that Cooper has been with his partner and mother of his child Irina Shayk for four years, there was no denying some serious electricity as he performed Shallow with Gaga right in front of her eyes last night.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper at the premiere of A Star Is Born (Photo Credit: Maurice Clements/Famous)
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Irina Shayk insisted that being sexy doesn't mean ''wearing a push-up bra and red lipstick and high heels'' and feels confidence is the most attractive feature in a woman.
Irina Shayk thinks every woman ''is sexy in her own way''.
The 33-year-old model insists sexiness doesn't mean ''wearing a push-up bra and red lipstick and high heels'' because being attractive is something that comes from ''inside.''
In an interview with W magazine, she said: ''We live in the 21st century and with everything that's going on in the world, people always ask me what it means to be sexy, and sexy is not about wearing a push-up bra and red lipstick and high heels.
Continue reading: Irina Shayk Believes Every Woman Is 'sexy'
The singer and actress won a Best Actress award at the National Board of Review Gala
Lady GaGa was overlooked in the Best Actress category at the Golden Globes at the weekend; however, the female lead of critically-acclaimed A Star Is Born got her moment in the spotlight when she collected Best Actress at National Board of Review Gala.
Lady Gaga has been recognised for her critically-acclaimed role in, A Star is Born
The 32-year-old singer and actress praised director and male lead, Bradley Cooper, as a visionary and credited him with 'changing her life'.
Continue reading: Lady Gaga Described Bradley Cooper As A 'Visionary'
He seemed polite as anyone when he spoke to the bubbly Alison Hammond.
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'
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'.
The duo appear in the third remake of the movie together
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.
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga star opposite each other in, A Star Is Born
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.
Gaga was advised to undergo plastic surgery when she started out her musical career over a decade ago.
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.
Continue reading: Lady Gaga Was Told To Get A Nose Job When She Started In Music
This film is bound for a Best Soundtrack Oscar nomination.
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'
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.
Continue reading: The Soundtrack To 'A Star Is Born' Is Everything We Wanted
He's in talks to play a DEA agent in the crime thriller.
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.
Bradley Cooper at Cinemacon
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.
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
Bradley Cooper at the L.A. premiere of 'War Dogs' held at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 15th August 2016
Date of birth
5th February, 1975
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