Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper

  • Born on
    • May 7th, 1901
  • Died on
    • May 13th, 1961
Gary Cooper was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-six years, from 1925 to 1961, and included leading roles in eighty-four feature films. He was a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through to the end of the golden age of Classical Hollywood. His screen persona appealed strongly to both men and women, and his range of performances included roles in most major movie genres. Cooper's ability to project his own personality onto the characters he played contributed to his natural and authentic appearance on screen. Throughout his career, he sustained a screen persona that represented the ideal American hero.

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Acting (76 Credits)

2014And the Oscar Goes to...
1992Citizen Cohn as Gary Cooper
1977The Last Remake of Beau Geste as Beau Geste (Archive Footage)
1965The Love Goddesses as (archive footage)
1961The Naked Edge as George Radcliffe
1959The Hanging Tree as Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Frail
1959They Came to Cordura as Major Thomas Thorn
1959The Wreck of the Mary Deare as Gideon Patch
1959Alias Jesse James as Cowboy (uncredited)
1958Man of the West as Link Jones
1958Ten North Frederick as Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
1957Love in the Afternoon as Frank Flannagan
1956Friendly Persuasion as Jess Birdwell
1955The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell as Col. Billy Mitchell
1954Vera Cruz as Benjamin Trane
1954Garden of Evil as Hooker
1953Blowing Wild as Jeff Dawson
1953Return to Paradise as Mr. Morgan
1952High Noon as Marshal Will Kane
1952Springfield Rifle as Maj. Alex 'Lex' Kearney
1951Distant Drums as Capt. Quincy Wyatt
1951You're in the Navy Now as Lt. John W. Harkness
1951It's a Big Country: An American Anthology as Texas
1951Starlift as Gary Cooper
1950Bright Leaf as Brant Royle
1950Dallas as Blayde Hollister
1949The Fountainhead as Howard Roark
1949Task Force as Jonathan L. Scott
1949It's a Great Feeling as Gary Cooper (uncredited)
1948Good Sam as Sam Clayton
1947Unconquered as Captain Christopher Holden
1946Cloak and Dagger as Prof. Alvah Jesper
1945Saratoga Trunk as Colonel Clint Maroon
1945Along Came Jones as Melody Jones
1944Casanova Brown as Casanova (Cass) Brown
1944The Story of Dr. Wassell as Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
1943For Whom the Bell Tolls as Robert Jordan
1942The Pride of the Yankees as Henry Louis 'Lou' Gehrig
1941Sergeant York as Alvin C. York
1941Ball of Fire as Professor Bertram Potts
1941Meet John Doe as Long John Willoughby
1940The Westerner as Cole Harden
1940North West Mounted Police as Dusty Rivers
1939Beau Geste as Beau Geste
1939The Real Glory as Dr. Bill Canavan
1938The Cowboy and the Lady as Stretch Willoughby
1938The Adventures of Marco Polo as Marco Polo
1938Bluebeard's Eighth Wife as Michael Brandon
1937Souls at Sea as Michael 'Nuggin' Taylor
1936Mr. Deeds Goes to Town as Longfellow Deeds
1936The Plainsman as Wild Bill Hickok
1936The General Died at Dawn as O'Hara
1936Desire as Tom Bradley
1935The Wedding Night as Tony Barrett
1935The Lives of a Bengal Lancer as Alan McGregor
1935Peter Ibbetson as Peter Ibbetson
1934Now and Forever as Jerry Day
1934Operator 13 as Captain Jack Gailliard
1933One Sunday Afternoon as Biff Grimes
1933Design for Living as George Curtis
1933Today We Live as Richard Bogard
1933Alice in Wonderland as White Knight
1932If I Had a Million as Steve Gallagher
1932A Farewell to Arms as Lt. Frederic Henry
1932Devil and the Deep as Lt. Sempter
1931City Streets as The Kid
1931Fighting Caravans as Clint Belmet
1931The Stolen Jools as Newspaper Editor
1930Morocco as Légionnaire Tom Brown
1929The Virginian as The Virginian
1928Lilac Time as Capt. Philip Blythe
1927Wings as Cadet White
1927It as Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
1926The Winning of Barbara Worth as Abe Lee
1925The Eagle as Masked Cossack (uncredited)
1925Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ as Roman Guard (uncredited)

Himself (1 Credits)

1932Make Me a Star as Himself (uncredited)


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