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Bradley Cooper

Bradley Charles Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films The Hangover, The A-Team, Wedding Crashers, and Limitless. In 2011, People magazine named Cooper "Sexiest Man Alive". Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in nearby Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (née Campano), is Italian-American, and his father, Charles J. Cooper, was Irish-American and worked as a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch. He has one sister named Holly. Cooper was raised Catholic. While attending Germantown Academy, Cooper worked at the Philadelphia Daily News. After graduating from Germantown Academy in 1993, he attended Villanova University for his freshman year, then transferred to Georgetown University, from which he graduated with an honors BA in English in 1997. Cooper became fluent in French at Georgetown and spent six months as an exchange student in Aix-en-Provence, France. Later, in 2000, he received an MFA in acting from Actors Studio Drama School at The New School in New York City. Cooper began his professional acting career on the television series Sex and the City in 1999, and also served as a presenter for Globe

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Bradley Cooper -- Now 39 Times More Likely to Die in a Car Crash

Bradley Cooper
Now 39 Times More Likely to Die in a Car Crash

Bradley Cooper is now much more likely to seriously injure himself on the road -- because TMZ has learned ... the actor just got his motorcycle license in L.A.Sources tell TMZ, Cooper hit up an… READ MORE >

Bradley Cooper -- Sexiest Man Alone

Bradley Cooper
Sexiest Man Alone

Bradley Cooper, People's alleged Sexiest Man Alive, was spotted out by his lonesome on Thanksgiving in the West Village. Gobble, gobble. READ MORE >

- 1378 days ago
Bradley Cooper vs. Ryan Gosling: Who'd You Rather?

Bradley Cooper vs. Ryan Gosling
Who'd You Rather?

Bradley Cooper is this year's People's Sexiest Man Alive ... but a major backlash has erupted on the web, by people who think Ryan Gosling -- and his yoked bod -- were robbed of the… READ MORE >

- 1386 days ago
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez -- 'Casually Dating'

Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lopez
'Casually Dating'

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez are not a couple just yet ... but a source close to the pair tells TMZ they are indeed "casually dating."As TMZ first reported, the two went on a dinner date in… READ MORE >

- 1418 days ago
Jennifer Lopez & Bradley Cooper Go on a Dinner Date

Jennifer Lopez & Bradley Cooper
Go on a Dinner Date

Jennifer Lopez might be moving on from hubby Marc Anthony in a big way -- because last night she went out on a date with Bradley Cooper ... TMZ has learned. We're told the two hit up Per Se, a… READ MORE >

- 1452 days ago
Renee Zellweger -- Table for One

Renee Zellweger -- Table for One

Renee Zellweger enjoyed a quiet lunch alone today at Le Pain Quotidien in New York City -- just a woman, an iPhone, an iPad, and her thoughts.Hey Apple geeks, she's single! READ MORE >

- 1628 days ago
Bradley Cooper -- Recipe for Madness

Bradley Cooper -- Recipe for Madness

Opening day of your new movie? Check. Reports of a breakup with your long-time girlfriend? Check. No wonder Bradley Cooper was met with a pap crush at LAX last night. READ MORE >

- 1629 days ago
Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellweger -- It's Over!

Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellweger -- It's Over!

Bradley Cooper and Renée Zellweger have finally broken up ... this according to Us Weekly. That makes sense.So far, no comment from either side. READ MORE >

- 1629 days ago
Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger's Fire 911

Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger's Fire 911

It was like "Backdraft" ... starring Bradley Cooper and  Renée Zellweger .... when a fireplace fire got out of control Sunday night at Bradley's mom's house.It happened in Jenkintown,… READ MORE >

- 1689 days ago
Bradley Cooper -- Drug Pusher

Bradley Cooper -- Drug Pusher

Bradley Cooper is doing a brand new commercial for some revolutionary drug that's supposed to make you crazy smart -- there's only one catch ... you might die if you take it. Wonder if it will… READ MORE >

- 1729 days ago

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