Knowledge Identifier: +Chris_Cooper_(actor)
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1951.
Countries: United States (65%), Isle of Man (12%), (12%)
Linked to: Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2010, Republican Party, Silver Lake Regional High School, Stephens College
Cooper's early performances include "Matewan", the 1987 picture by John Sayles; the 1989 miniseries "Lonesome Dove"; and the 1990 picture "Thousand Pieces of Gold", which is based on the novel of the same title, and "Bed of Lies" opposite Susan Dey
In 2005, for example, he starred in "Silver City", playing an inept Republican gubernatorial candidate, a character noted for similarities to U.S. President George W. Bush
He played Daniel Sloan in the 2012 film "The Company You Keep", and in 2013 was cast as Norman Osborn in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Cooper is portraying Norman Osborn in the 2014 film "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
In 2017, he and Laurie Metcalf starred in "A Doll's House, Part 2", a Broadway play by Lucas Hnath based on Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"