Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper

actor, stunts, producer

Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper. Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa (then called Iowa College). His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a two-reeler by the independent producer Hans Tiesler . Eileen Sedgwick was his first leading lady. He then appeared in La conquête de Barbara Worth (1926) for United Artists before moving to Paramount. While there he appeared in a small part in Les ailes (1927), Le coup de foudre (1927), and other films.

  • Birthday

    May 07, 1901
  • Place of Birth

    Helena, Montana, USA

Known For


15 wins & 7 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Winner - OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Western Heritage Awards
Factual Television Program
Winner - Bronze Wrangler
Project Twenty (1954)
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Movies & TV Shows