Bradley Cooper Facts
- Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor.
- He was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia.
- He was raised Catholic.
- He worked at the Philadelphia Daily News while studying in college.
- He did his BA Honors in English and is also fluent in French.
- In 2000, he received an MFA in acting from Actors Studio Drama School at The New School in New York City.
- He first gained recognition in the television series Alias.
- He later appeared in a supporting role in Wedding Crashers (2005), Yes Man (2008), and He's Just Not That into You (2009). He achieved fame with his roles in The Hangover (2009), The A-Team (2010), Limitless (2011), and Silver Linings Playbook (2012).
- His work in Silver Linings Playbook earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
- In 2011, People magazine named him the "Sexiest Man Alive".