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Gary Cooper

Cooper in November 1952
Born Frank James Cooper
May 7, 1901
Helena, Montana, United States
Died May 13, 1961(1961-05-13) (aged 60)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Occupation Actor
Height 6' 3"
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse Veronica Balfe, stage name Sandra Shaw
(m. 1933 - 1961, his death)
Children Daughter
Parents Charles Cooper
Alice (née Brazier)

Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961)[1] was an American movie actor. His career went from the 1925 until 1961, during which he made one hundred movies. Cooper received five Oscar nominations for Best Actor, and won it two times, in 1941 and 1952. He also received an Honorary Award from the Academy in 1961.

In 1999, the American Film Institute named Cooper among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking at No. 11.


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