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Bradley Cooper will next be seen in the ensemble comedy He's Just Not That Into You, from director Ken Kwapis, starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston and Drew Barrymore and based on the popular book of the same name. He is currently at work on The Hangover, a comedy directed by Todd Phillips in which Cooper portrays a teacher on a bachelor party weekend in Vegas, and is due to begin filming soon on director Michael Corrente's The Prince of Providence, starring Robin Williams.

Set for an early '09 release are All About Steve, a quirky tale starring Cooper as the object of Sandra Bullocks' affection, and the thriller Case 39, in which he stars alongside Renée Zellweger and Ian McShane.

Cooper's other film roles include the romantic comedy Failure to Launch, starring Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker and Zooey Deschanel, and David Dobkin's smash hit Wedding Crashers, starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. Cooper's first feature film, now a cult favorite, was the comedy ensemble Wet Hot American Summer, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce and Paul Rudd.

Earlier this year, Cooper completed principal photography on the forthcoming feature New York, I Love You, the American version of the acclaimed Paris, Je T'Aime; this film marks the second time Cooper has worked for the Hughes Brothers, Albert and Allen, following their collaboration on the USA Network television series Touching Evil.

The actor continues to reprise his role on the critically acclaimed television show Nip/Tuck, and played the lead on the single-camera comedy Kitchen Confidential, based on the trials and tribulations of renowned chef and author Anthony Bourdain. Cooper's other notable TV credits include the Golden Globe-nominated series Alias, starring Jennifer Garner; Jack & Bobby, starring Christine Lahti; The ; and the Law & Order sister series SVU and Trial By Jury.

Cooper made his Broadway debut along with Julia Roberts and veteran stage performer Paul Rudd under Joe Montello's direction in Three Days of Rain. More recently, he joined the cast of the Theresa Rebeck play The Understudy, which premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival to sold-out audiences and has been invited to move to Broadway in 2009.

Cooper graduated with honors in the English program at Georgetown University before moving to New York City to obtain his Masters in the Fine Arts program at the Actors Studio Drama School at the New School University.


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Bradley Cooper Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJanuary 5, 1975 (42)
SignCapricorn
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height6' 1½" (1m87)  How tall is Bradley Cooper compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Words
Guardians of the Galaxy
Burnt
American Sniper
Michael Cera
Aloha
American Hustle
The Hangover
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