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Chris was born on July 9th, 1951. He has been a credited actor since the 1987 film Matewan.
Chris Cooper is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in four films including the 2007 crime film Married Life as the character Harry Allen, the 2004 comedy movie Silver City playing Dickie Pilager and the 1995 western release Pharaoh's Army cast as Captain John Hull Abston.
Chris has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-two films including: the 2015 drama film Coming Through The Rye as the character J.D. Salinger, the 2013 drama movie August: Osage County playing Charlie Aiken and the 2011 comedy release The Muppets cast as Tex Richman.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1999 drama film American Beauty, which brought in $130,000,000 at the box office.
Chris has garnered moderate media attention, having been interviewed in over one publications and featured in five magazine articles.
As an actor Chris Cooper has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as John Laroche in the 2002 movie Adaptation.