Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor noted for his stoic, understated style. Gary Cooper found success in a number of film genres, including westerns “High Noon” (1952), crime “City Streets” (1931), comedy “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” (1936) and drama “The Pride of the Yankees” (1942). Cooper’s career spanned from 1925 until shortly before his death, and comprised more than one hundred films. Gary Cooper received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice for “Sergeant York” (1941) and “High Noon” (1952). He also received an Honorary Award in 1961 from the Academy.

Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) The American Film Institute named Cooper among the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, ranking 11th among males from the Classical Hollywood cinema period.

Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961)
The American Film Institute named Cooper among the AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Stars, ranking 11th among males from the Classical Hollywood cinema period.

Gary Cooper received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice for Sergeant York (1941) and High Noon (1952).

Gary Cooper received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice for “Sergeant York” (1941) and “High Noon” (1952).

Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York" (1941)

Gary Cooper in “Sergeant York” (1941)

Gary Cooper in "High Noon" (1952)

Gary Cooper in “High Noon” (1952)

Gary Cooper relaxes at home 1929

Gary Cooper relaxes at home 1929

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