New School University
Appeared in the dramedy "War Dogs"
Co-starred in prequel series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day at Camp"
Co-starred with Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams in Cameron Crowe's "Aloha"
Portrayed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle in Clint Eastwood's hit war drama "American Sniper"
Co-starred in a voice-only role as Rocket in science fiction comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Reteamed with Jennifer Lawrence for period romance "Serena"
Starred in "The Hangover Part III," the last film in the trilogy
Co-starred as FBI agent Richie DiMaso in "American Hustle"
Played a former high school history teacher recently sprung from a mental institution in David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook"
Played an ambitious police officer opposite Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes in "The Place Beyond the Pines"
Starred as a writer who steals another man's work in "The Words"
Co-starred with Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard in action comedy "Hit and Run"
Played the lead in the thriller "Limitless"
Reprised role of Phil in Todd Phillips' "The Hangover Part II"
Starred in the feature film adaptation of "The A-Team" as Templeton 'Faceman' Peck, originally played in the '80s TV series by Dirk Benedict
Joined an ensemble cast for the Garry Marshall-directed romantic comedy "Valentine's Day"
Co-starred in the Todd Phillips-directed comedy hit "The Hangover"
Co-starred with Sandra Bullock in the critically panned comedy "All About Steve"
Joined an ensemble cast for the feature adaptation of the bestselling book "He's Just Not That Into You"
Cast opposite Jim Carrey in the comedy "Yes Man"
Guest starred on the fifth season of "Nip/Tuck" (FX)
Appeared in "Failure to Launch" as a friend of Matthew McConaughey's character
Joined Julia Roberts and Paul Rudd in the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain"
Played the lead role on Fox's "Kitchen Confidential," based on renowned chef Anthony Bourdain's best-selling autobiography
Played the popular villain Zack in the hit comedy "Wedding Crashers" opposite Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson
Cast as a love interest for Christine Lahti's character on The WB's "Jack and Bobby"
Co-starred with Jason Priestley and Emma Caulfield in the ABC TV-movie "I Want to Marry Ryan Banks"
Featured in "Changing Lanes"
Made feature film debut in cult comedy "Wet Hot American Summer"
Cast in the regular role of Sydney Bristow's friend Will on the series "Alias" (ABC)
Hired for recurring role on the Fox drama "The $treet"; episodes never seen as series was cancelled after only seven airings
Made TV debut on an episode of "Sex and the City" (HBO)
Appeared as one of the trekkers in several episodes of "Treks in a Wild World"; aired on The Travel Channel
Speaks fluent French.
Works frequently with director David O. Russell and actor Robert De Niro.
Wrote his senior thesis at Georgetown University on the film adaptations of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita.
Voted The Sexiest Man Alive in November 2011 by People magazine; "I thought I was being punked," he responded.
Cooper was the first graduate of The Actor's Studio to be interviewed by James Lipton on "Inside the Actor's Studio." He was visible in the audience of several episodes of the series taped during his time there.
Cooper was nominated for Best Actor or Best Supporting Actor for three consecutive years, 2012-2014.
"I was at a party and deliberately bashed my head on the concrete floor. Like, 'Hey, look how tough I am!' I did it again. I spent the night at St. Vincent's Hospital with a sock of ice, waiting for them to stitch me up...I don't drink or do drugs anymore. Being sober helps a great deal." -- Hollywood Reporter, September 14, 2012