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D.C. Cooper

Biography

Born within the Appalachian Mountains of Pa, it certainly didn’t seem likely at that time that D.C. Cooper would turn into a bastion of Western rock, but that’s just what occurred. Cooper got his begin in different bands around Pittsburgh. He made a decision that he had a need to go after his vocal abilities quite seriously. Therefore, he began monitoring opera beneath the tutelage of Charlotte Coleman. All of the hard work begun to pay back, though. Cooper produced a bet for, and almost got, the frontman place in Judas Priest (vacated by Rob Halford). Although he just managed to get to runner-up position for that task, it served to greatly help to protected a name for him. That name garnered him provides from a lot of Western european metal rings. Cooper accepted the main one help with by Royal Hunt, and past due in 1994 became their vocalist. He remained with that group for a while, documenting three albums together: Paradox, Shifting Target, along with a live disk. In 1998, when Cooper thought we would begin focus on a single task during off-time from Royal Hunt, the group unceremoniously allow him move. Undaunted, Cooper proceeded to go forward using the discharge of his single album, and it has since shaped the group Silent Power. Still with this group, after launching two albums, issues appear to be on the right track for D.C. Cooper.

Quick Facts


Full Name D. C. Cooper
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Music Groups Royal Hunt, Silent Force
Music Songs The Angel Comes, Half Past Loneliness, A Life to Die For, Silent Scream, Easy Living, Hard Rain's Coming, Last Goodbye, So Right so Wrong, Three Generations, Take Me In, The Well, Tearing Down the World, Season's Change, The Mission, Hell Comes Down From Heaven, 1348, Exit Wound, Message to God, Long Way Home, River of Pain, One More Day, One Minute Left to Live, The Last Leaf, Kiss of Faith, Cold City Lights, Until The End, Army of Slaves, Double Conversation, Another Man Down, Tears of the Sun, Until the Day, Heart on a Platter
Albums D. C. Cooper, The Empire of Future, Paradox, A Life to Die For, 1996, Infatuator, Far Away


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#Fact
1 When the media asked why he wasn't in a romantic relationship with his frequent co-star Jennifer Lawrence he said it was because she's too young, but he revealed to Howard Stern it was just something he said to get them off his back.
2 He added 37 pounds for his role as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in American Sniper through 2 a day intense weight training workouts and consuming 6,000 calories a day.
3 Can impersonate Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Christopher Walken and Bill Clinton after having met them and/or worked with them.
4 A registered Democrat. Many fans of his work in "American Sniper" were confused and/or angry when he attended the 2016 Democratic National Convention, having wrongly assumed that Cooper was a conservative Republican because his character in that movie, Chris Kyle, was one in real life.
5 Was considered for the lead role in Steve Jobs (2015).
6 Joined forces with Miramax co-chairman Harvey Weinstein to make a short film that was critical of then-Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the runup to the 2012 election (both Cooper and Weinstein supported President Barack Obama), but the project was ignored after completion when Romney lost to Obama.
7 Grew up in Jenkintown, in Montgomery County, a couple miles out of Philadelphia.
8 Received his first two Oscar nominations in films directed by David O. Russell and with Jennifer Lawrence as his co-star (Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and American Hustle (2013)).
9 While he was studying at The New School, Cooper worked as a doorman at the Morgans Hotel.
10 After graduating from Germantown Academy in 1993, he attended Villanova University for his first year, then transferred to Georgetown University, from which he graduated with honors with a BA in English in 1997. Later in 2000, he received an MFA in acting from Actors Studio Drama School at The New School in New York City.
11 During an interview on the French TV Show "Le Journal de 19:45", he stated his desire to work with french director Guillaume Canet [February, 2014].
12 Once had a job that required him to take out a $50,000 life insurance policy.
13 Ranked #10 on Empire Online list of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in 2013.
14 Was cast as Lucifer in an adaption of Paradise Lost (directed by Alex Proyas). The movie was canceled 4 months before filming due to budget conflicts.
15 He is the first alumnus of The Actor's Studio to be interviewed as a guest on Inside the Actors Studio (1994). Cooper can be seen in the audience on two episodes, one with guest Robert De Niro, and again with Sean Penn. Cooper put himself on tape to audition for a role as De Niro's son in Everybody's Fine (2009) (with his own mother playing the part of De Niro), but lost out to Sam Rockwell. Cooper eventually starred with De Niro in Limitless (2011), and again as father and son in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). The film was released to great critical acclaim, and both actors earned Academy Award nominations for their performances.
16 Was named "The Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine (November 2011).
17 Is a teetotaler; he quit drinking at age 29.
18 Claimed that watching David Lynch's production of The Elephant Man (1980) on television is what inspired him to be an actor. He later played the title character of John Merrick on stage for his graduate thesis at the Actors Studio, which he attended after graduating from Georgetown in 1997. He also went to London just to research the part, rather obsessively.
19 Admitted that in the beginning of his career casting agents tended to peg him as just a 'pretty boy', which made finding meaningful roles challenging.
20 For six months prior to filming The A-Team (2010) and during the shoot, he cut out sugar, salt, and flour and underwent grueling two-hour workouts with a trainer every day.
21 Drives a 2007 black Prius, and a 2004 G55 AMG Mercedes truck. He also owns a Vespa, which was a gift from The Hangover Part II (2011) director, Todd Phillips. [2011]
22 While a guest on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988) (aka "Live with Regis & Kelly"), Cooper was asked which of the actresses he has costarred with was his favorite on-screen kisser. Instead of an actress, he chose Michael Ian Black, with whom he shared a love scene in Wet Hot American Summer (2001).
23 Became close friends with Victor Garber during production on Alias (2001).
24 Member of the same Los Angeles gym as Ryan Gosling, Jason Sarayba, Jodie Foster, Michelle Monaghan, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Ashley Tisdale.
25 In the Steven Spielberg episode of Inside the Actors Studio (1994), Cooper appears in the audience about 15 minutes into the episode.
26 Was in a relationship with Renée Zellweger (July 2009-March 2011).
27 Friend of Dave Bugliari.
28 Speaks French fluently. He even did an interview, promoting The Hangover Part II (2011) entirely in French.
29 Has an older sister.
30 Cooper has spent many weekends with the Learning through the Expanded Arts Program (LEAP), which is a non-profit organization that teaches inner-city school children about acting.
31 His father, Charlie Cooper, was of Irish heritage, and worked as a stockbroker with Merrill Lynch. His mother, Gloria Cooper (née Campano), is of Italian heritage, and worked for an NBC station.
32 He attended Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and graduated in 1993.
33 Considers Daniel Day-Lewis the world's greatest actor.
34 Had to miss his graduation commencement to film Wet Hot American Summer (2001).
35 Was a medalist on the Men's Heavyweight Crew team at Georgetown University.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Star Is Born 2018 pre-production
Avengers: Infinity War 2018 pre-production Rocket Raccoon (voice)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2017 post-production Rocket (voice)
Atlantic Wall pre-production
Honeymoon with Harry announced rumored
War Dogs 2016 Henry Girard
Limitless 2015-2016 TV Series Senator Eddie Morra
10 Cloverfield Lane 2016 Ben (voice)
Joy 2015/I Neil Walker
Baby, Baby, Baby 2015 Karl
Burnt 2015/I Adam Jones
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp 2015 TV Series Ben
Aloha 2015/I Brian Gilcrest
American Sniper 2014 Chris Kyle
Serena 2014/I Pemberton
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Rocket (voice)
American Hustle 2013 Richie DiMaso
Making a Scene 2013 Short Man
The Hangover Part III 2013 Phil
Saturday Night Live 2013 TV Series Radley Cooper
Silver Linings Playbook 2012 Pat
The Place Beyond the Pines 2012 Avery
Hit and Run 2012 Alex Dmitri
The Words 2012 Rory Jansen
Kaylien 2011 Short Dad
The Hangover Part II 2011 Phil
Limitless 2011/I Eddie Morra
The A-Team 2010 Face
Valentine's Day 2010/I Holden
All About Steve 2009 Steve
Case 39 2009 Doug
The Hangover 2009 Phil
Nip/Tuck 2007-2009 TV Series Aidan Stone
He's Just Not That Into You 2009 Ben
Yes Man 2008 Peter
New York, I Love You 2008 Gus (segment "Allen Hughes")
Bang Blow & Stroke 2008 Video short Trash
The Midnight Meat Train 2008 Leon
The Rocker 2008 Trash
Older Than America 2008 Luke
The Comebacks 2007 Cowboy
Alias 2001-2006 TV Series Will Tippin
Failure to Launch 2006 Demo
Kitchen Confidential 2005-2006 TV Series Jack Bourdain
Wedding Crashers 2005 Sack Lodge
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 TV Series Jason Whitaker
Law & Order: Trial by Jury 2005 TV Series Jason Whitaker
Jack & Bobby 2004-2005 TV Series Tom Wexler Graham
Touching Evil 2004 TV Series OSC Agent Mark Rivers
I Want to Marry Ryan Banks 2004 TV Movie Todd Doherty
Miss Match 2003 TV Series Gary Wagner
The Last Cowboy 2003 TV Movie Morgan Murphy
Stella Shorts 1998-2002 2002 Video Satan / Guy at Yoga Class
Bending All the Rules 2002 Jeff
My Little Eye 2002 Travis Patterson
Wet Hot American Summer 2001 Ben
The $treet 2000-2001 TV Series Clay Hammond
Wall to Wall Records 2000 TV Movie
Sex and the City 1999 TV Series Jake

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Star Is Born 2018 producer pre-production
Atlantic Wall executive producer pre-production
Black Flags TV Mini-Series executive producer announced
Stand Up to Cancer 2016 TV Special executive producer
War Dogs 2016 producer
Limitless 2015-2016 TV Series executive producer - 19 episodes
American Sniper 2014 producer
American Hustle 2013 executive producer
Silver Linings Playbook 2012 executive producer
The Words 2012 executive producer
Limitless 2011/I executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Burnt 2015/I performer: "Ode to a Sous-Vide" / writer: "Ode to a Sous-Vide"
Saturday Night Live 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Star Is Born 2018 pre-production
Honeymoon with Harry rumored announced

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Star Is Born 2018 screenplay pre-production

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Place Beyond the Pines 2012 stunts

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For Spacious Sky 2012 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Dish with Mena Micheletti 2009 Video short Himself
CMT Insider 2009 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Xposé 2009 TV Series Himself
The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
2009 MTV Movie Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Deep Inside 2009 TV Series Himself
Access Hollywood 2008 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2006-2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
A Recipe for Comedy 2007 Video documentary short Himself
The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards 2006 TV Special documentary Himself
The 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2002 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Treks in a Wild World 2000-2001 TV Series Himself / Trekker
Globe Trekker 1994 TV Series Himself - Trekker
Extra 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - American Sniper
Stand Up to Cancer 2016 TV Special Himself
The Chew 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2013-2016 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2013-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2009-2016 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Wimbledon 2014-2016 TV Series Himself - Spectator
Chris Kyle: The Man Behind the Legend 2016 Video documentary short Himself
Navy SEALs: In War and Peace 2016 Video documentary short Himself
CBS This Morning 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Joy, Strength and Perseverance 2016 Documentary short Himself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg 2016 TV Series short Himself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2011-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Mike & Mike 2015 TV Series Himself - Actor
Today 2012-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2010-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ok! TV 2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Exec Producer, Limitless
Celebrity Style Story 2015 TV Series Himself
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot 2015 Documentary Himself
Today at Wimbledon 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Spectator
The 69th Annual Tony Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Play & Presenter: Best Leading Actress in a Play
One Soldier's Story: The Journey of American Sniper 2015 Short Himself
The Making of American Sniper 2015 Video documentary short Himself
2015 MTV Movie Awards 2015 TV Special Himself - Winner
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role and Nominee: Best Picture
60 Minutes 2015 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor (segment "Bradley Cooper")
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special 2015 TV Special Himself / Craig Kristofferson
Fox and Friends 2015 TV Series Himself
Hannity 2015 TV Series Himself
Reel Junkie 2012-2015 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Insider 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Bringing the War Home: The Cost of Heroism 2015 Short Himself
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2014 TV Special Himself
The Intergalactic Visual Effects of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 2014 Video short Himself
The Broadway.com Show 2014 TV Series Himself
E! News 2014 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America Weekend Edition 2014 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2012-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 68th Annual Tony Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Play
2014 MTV Movie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee
The Making of American Hustle 2014 Short Himself
The 86th Annual Academy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
Charlie Rose 2011-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
EE British Academy Film Awards: The Red Carpet Show 2014 TV Special Himself
The EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter (uncredited)
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Winner
2014 Golden Globe Arrivals Special 2014 TV Special Himself - Interviewee
71st Golden Globe Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee (uncredited)
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
17th Annual PRISM Showcase 2013 TV Movie Himself
El hormiguero 2011-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Días de cine 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
Guys Choice Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself
Domingo Legal 2013 TV Series Himself
Vivir de cine 2013 TV Series Himself
Pânico na TV 2013 TV Series Himself
Inside the Actors Studio 1998-2013 TV Series Himself - Audience Member / Himself - Guest
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Daybreak 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2009-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Hollywood Fast Lane 2013 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
2013 MTV Movie Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
The 85th Annual Academy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Oscars Red Carpet Live 2013 TV Movie Himself - Interviewee
The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Katie 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Anderson Cooper 360° 2013 TV Series Himself
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter / Nominee
Rencontres de cinéma 2013 TV Series Himself
Cinema 3 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
70th Golden Globe Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter & Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
Going to the Place Beyond the Pines 2013 Video documentary short Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2010-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Jonathan Ross Show 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Film Editing / Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
MSN Exclusives 2012 TV Series Himself (2013)
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2011 TV Special Himself
Scream Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Himself
The 7PM Project 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Hour 2011 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 2009-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host
Conan 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Marilyn Denis Show 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Attack of the Show! 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
A-Team: Character Chronicles 2010 Video documentary short Himself
The A-Team: Plan of Attack 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Brother's Justice 2010 Himself / Dwight Sage
The A Team: T4 Premiere Special 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mark at the Movies 2010 TV Series Himself
Cubed 2010 TV Series Himself
WWE Raw 2010 TV Series Himself
2010 MTV Movie Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter
MTV Movie Awards 2010 Pre-Show 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Guys Choice 2010 TV Movie Himself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Clip Presenter
15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
All About 'All About Steve' 2009 Video short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2015 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor (segment "Bradley Cooper")
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Himself / Chris Kyle in 'American Sniper'
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
Movie Guide 2013 TV Series Phil
Chelsea Lately 2012 TV Series Alex Dimitri in 'Hit and Run' / Rory Jansen in 'The Words'
Estrenos Críticos 2011 TV Series Phil
HBO First Look 2008 TV Series documentary Peter
Alias 2003 TV Series Will Tippin

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 AFI Award AFI Awards, USA Movie of the Year American Sniper (2014) · Clint Eastwood
· Robert Lorenz
· Andrew Lazar
· Peter Morgan
2015 BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2015 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor in an Action Movie American Sniper (2014)
2015 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance American Sniper (2014)
2015 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Voice-Over Performance Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2014 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Christian Bale
· Louis C.K.
· Paul Herman
· Jack Huston
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Alessandro Nivola
· Michael Peña
· Jeremy Renner
· Elisabeth Röhm
· Shea Whigham
2014 DFCS Award Denver Film Critics Society Best Actor American Sniper (2014)
2014 DFCS Award Detroit Film Critic Society, US Best Ensemble Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) · Chris Pratt
· Zoe Saldana
· Dave Bautista
· Vin Diesel
· Lee Pace
· Michael Rooker
· Karen Gillan
· Djimon Hounsou
· John C. Reilly
· Glenn Close
· Benicio Del Toro
· Laura Haddock
· Sean Gunn
· Peter Serafinowicz
· Christopher Fairbank
2014 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Christian Bale
· Louis C.K.
· Jack Huston
· Alessandro Nivola
· Michael Peña
· Jeremy Renner
· Elisabeth Röhm
2014 NFCS Award Nevada Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Cast Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) · Chris Pratt
· Zoe Saldana
· Dave Bautista
· Vin Diesel
· Lee Pace
· Michael Rooker
· Karen Gillan
· Djimon Hounsou
· John C. Reilly
· Glenn Close
· Benicio Del Toro
· Laura Haddock
· Sean Gunn
· Peter Serafinowicz
· Christopher Fairbank
2014 Ensemble Cast Award Palm Springs International Film Festival American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Christian Bale
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Jeremy Renner
2014 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Christian Bale
· Louis C.K.
· Paul Herman
· Jack Huston
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Alessandro Nivola
· Michael Peña
· Jeremy Renner
· Elisabeth Röhm
· Shea Whigham
2014 Seattle Film Critics Award Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Ensemble Cast American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Christian Bale
· Louis C.K.
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Paul Herman
· Jack Huston
· Alessandro Nivola
· Elisabeth Röhm
· Shea Whigham
· Michael Peña
· Jeremy Renner
2013 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor in a Comedy Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Robert De Niro
· Anupam Kher
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Dash Mihok
· John Ortiz
· Julia Stiles
· Chris Tucker
· Jacki Weaver
· Shea Whigham
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
2013 NYFCO Award New York Film Critics, Online Best Ensemble American Hustle (2013) · Amy Adams
· Christian Bale
· Louis C.K.
· Paul Herman
· Jack Huston
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Alessandro Nivola
· Michael Peña
· Jeremy Renner
· Elisabeth Röhm
· Shea Whigham
2013 Desert Palm Achievement Award Palm Springs International Film Festival Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Acting Ensemble American Hustle (2013) · Christian Bale
· Jeremy Renner
· Amy Adams
· Jennifer Lawrence
2012 Capri Actor Award Capri, Hollywood Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 Capri Ensemble Cast Award Capri, Hollywood Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Jacki Weaver
· Chris Tucker
· Julia Stiles
2012 Hollywood Film Award Hollywood Film Awards Actor of the Year Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 IFJA Award Indiana Film Journalists Association, US Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2010 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Screen Couple All About Steve (2009) · Sandra Bullock
2009 Hollywood Comedy Film Award Hollywood Film Awards
2009 Special Award ShoWest Convention, USA Comedy Star of the Year

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Jupiter Award Jupiter Award Best International Actor American Sniper (2014)
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Aloha (2015)
2015 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Motion Picture of the Year American Sniper (2014) · Clint Eastwood
· Robert Lorenz
· Andrew Lazar
· Peter Morgan
2015 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role American Sniper (2014)
2015 BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
2015 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) · Chris Pratt
· Zoe Saldana
· Dave Bautista
· Vin Diesel
· Lee Pace
· Michael Rooker
· Karen Gillan
· Djimon Hounsou
· John C. Reilly
· Glenn Close
· Benicio Del Toro
· Laura Haddock
· Sean Gunn
· Peter Serafinowicz
· Christopher Fairbank
2015 Empire Award Empire Awards, UK Best Actor American Sniper (2014)
2015 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Duo Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) · Vin Diesel
2015 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures American Sniper (2014) · Clint Eastwood
· Andrew Lazar
· Robert Lorenz
· Peter Morgan
2014 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama American Hustle (2013)
2014 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role American Hustle (2013)
2014 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture American Hustle (2013)
2014 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 AACTA International Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 CinEuphoria CinEuphoria Awards Best Duo - International Competition Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
2014 GFCA Award Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) Best Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Supporting Actor American Hustle (2013)
2014 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance American Hustle (2013)
2014 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
2014 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role American Sniper (2014)
2014 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) · Chris Pratt
· Zoe Saldana
· Dave Bautista
· Vin Diesel
· Lee Pace
· Michael Rooker
· Karen Gillan
· Djimon Hounsou
· John C. Reilly
· Glenn Close
· Benicio Del Toro
· Laura Haddock
· Sean Gunn
· Peter Serafinowicz
· Christopher Fairbank
2013 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama The Words (2012)
2013 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Leading Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 EDA Special Mention Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
2013 AACTA International Award Australian Film Institute Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Anupam Kher
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Chris Tucker
· Jacki Weaver
2013 Dorian Award Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) Film Performance of the Year - Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 GFCA Award Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Lead Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Supporting Actor of the Year American Hustle (2013)
2013 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Halfway Award International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Best Actor The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
2013 IFC Award Iowa Film Critics Awards Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best International Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Musical Moment Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
2013 NCFCA Award North Carolina Film Critics Association Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role American Hustle (2013)
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Robert De Niro
· Anupam Kher
· Jennifer Lawrence
· Chris Tucker
· Jacki Weaver
2012 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 DFCS Award Detroit Film Critic Society, US Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Actor of the Year Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Jacki Weaver
· Chris Tucker
· Anupam Kher
· John Ortiz
· Julia Stiles
· Shea Whigham
· Paul Herman
2012 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
2012 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Chris Tucker
· Jacki Weaver
· John Ortiz
· Anupam Kher
· Julia Stiles
· Paul Herman
· Dash Mihok
· Shea Whigham
2012 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Chemistry The Hangover Part II (2011) · Ed Helms
· Zach Galifianakis
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama Limitless (2011)
2011 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Action Star
2010 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance The Hangover (2009)
2009 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Rockstar Moment The Hangover (2009) · Mike Tyson
· Ed Helms
· Zach Galifianakis
2009 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Male The Hangover (2009)
2009 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble The Hangover (2009) · Ed Helms
· Zach Galifianakis
· Justin Bartha
· Heather Graham
· Ken Jeong
· Mike Tyson
2009 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical The Hangover (2009)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Silver Linings Playbook (2012) · Jennifer Lawrence
· Robert De Niro
· Jacki Weaver
· Chris Tucker
· Anupam Kher
· John Ortiz
· Julia Stiles

TitleSalary
American Hustle (2013) $2,500,000 + 9% gross point
The Hangover Part III (2013) $15,000,000
The Hangover Part II (2011) $5,000,000
The Hangover (2009) $600,000

#Quote
1 [on his approach to acting] I don't see a difference between a dramatic role and a comedic role, because they're all characters I play, and people that are not me.
2 I don't see myself as a ladies' man, but I love women.
3 I plead guilty to the accusation of working with people again and again. That's the goal, to create an artistic circle that works. If you look at any period of art that's really exploding, it's people collaborating again and again.
4 [on shooting The Hangover (2009) in Las Vegas] People did not react to us. That's the one thing about Vegas: They were completely indifferent. We would go in the elevator at 5 in the morning after shooting, and I had huge scratches on my head, full make-up, and they don't give a fuck. It was unbelievable.
5 [2012, on quitting drinking at age 29] 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... I remember looking at my life, my apartment, my dogs [when I was still using], and I thought, 'What's happening?' I was so concerned what [people] thought of me, how I was coming across, how I would survive the day. I always felt like an outsider. I just lived in my head. I realized I wasn't going to live up to my potential, and that scared the hell out of me. I thought, 'Wow, I'm actually gonna ruin my life. I'm really gonna ruin it'.
6 Filming a movie with David O. Russell is an athletic endeavor. You are utterly drained at the end of the day because you have to be present at every turn, as if you're on a sports field. That high-octane rhythm demands that you stay in the moment and get out of your head. It's the only way you can be successful as an athlete. That's very scary for an actor.
7 [on the characters in Silver Linings Playbook (2012)] The fact that these guys are trying to adopt a positive attitude was really important to me. As Jack Nicholson always says, 'Try to incline yourself upwards as much as possible' because it is too easy in this world to incline yourself downwards. These people have every reason to incline themselves downwards, but they're trying to rebuild the economy of their lives. And that's why (they) aren't so fringy to me: they become the most sane people in the room.
8 (2011, on how he spends his spare time) Eating. I eat a lot of food. I am a big eater.
9 (2011, on being considered a very successful actor after The Hangover (2009) become a huge hit) It doesn't feel that way. Thank you for saying that. Not the case, I gotta say, but it certainly provided more opportunities. Everybody who was a part of that movie, because it was so financially lucrative, benefited from it but I still put myself on tape for movies and try to get roles. It's the same, you know? It's the same. I mean, look, more doors have been opened for sure but it's not like I sit back with a cigar on Monday morning and go through the scripts that have been offered - no, that's not the case.
10 (2009) I seriously love to cook ... My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, cavatelli and ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something.
11 (2009, on his pets) I have two beautiful dogs that I cherish. Samson is a 14-year-old German short hair pointer and Charlotte is a 6 or 7 year-old Chow Retriever mix. They are both rescue dogs and they are the best ... I'm sort of a hybrid of both my dogs. Samson is stoic and makes me earn it and Charlotte loves me undyingly. They're my kids.
12 [2009, on his 'nice guy' role in Alias (2001) and how it nearly typecast him] I remember that after I left Alias, people wouldn't even see me. I'd put myself on tape at home for all these roles because they were like, "Oh, no, no. Bradley. He's such a good guy. He can't play that." Then it was David Dobkin, I went in for him on Wedding Crashers (2005) and he had no idea what 'Alias' was or anything. So he hired me right away and that was the major break. Then after that everyone was like, "Well, isn't he kind of an asshole? I mean, really. I think he's kind of an asshole." Elia Kazan always said that if you're going to play a cowboy you better show up with a horse because no one sees anything but what you bring. It's funny but sometimes people stop me and they're amazed that I'm not a complete asshole. They expect me to be an asshole right away. I gained a lot of weight to do 'Wedding Crashers' too and they're like, "Oh man, I thought you were bigger" because I was 215 lbs for that movie and I'm usually 185 lbs. But to be opposite Vince Vaughn and believe that I could destroy him in a football game...
13 (2011) Todd Phillips gave Vespas to the cast of The Hangover Part II (2011) when we finished shooting. And I thought, a Vespa? What the heck kind of gift is that? I mean, it's nice, but I'll never drive it. But I tell you, I cannot stop riding that Vespa. I dream about it when I'm away. It's gotten to the point where I think I'm screwed: I'm starting to look at motorcycles.
14 (2010, on having to put himself on tape to send to casting directors when auditioning for roles as an aspiring actor) I'd love not to have to do that (anymore). I did it for this movie about UFC fighters a few years ago, and I didn't know anything about UFC fighters. I wore biking shorts. I was outside in my back yard in Venice, and I was, like, kicking the trash cans and shit. I didn't know what I was doing. I would love to fucking see that tape.
15 [2010, on the incredible shape he got into for The A-Team (2010) ] As the movie progressed, I got in increasingly better shape. There's this one fight scene with Liam Neeson toward the end, where it's, like, the apex of the work. We finished and Joe Carnahan's like, 'Brother, come here, look at this,' and he played it back, and I swear to God, it looked like my head was digitally superimposed onto someone else's body. I was like, 'This cannot be me-that's the way I look?' It was so fucking surreal, 'cause as a kid I only fantasized about looking that way. Remember Soloflex commercials? That was huge when I was a kid. It was like, 'I wanna be the Soloflex guy. Mom, can we get the Soloflex?'
16 (2010, on his younger years) I never lived the life of 'Oh, you're so good-looking'. People thought I was a girl when I was little, because I looked like a girl-maybe because my mother would keep my hair really long in a bowl cut. I was in a coffee shop once and the waitress was like, 'What do you want, Miss?' I was 10 or 11-the worst age to have that happen. I had a jean jacket on and a Metallica pin. I thought I was really cool.
17 I had size 12 feet when I was 10, so I thought I was going to be 6' 8". My goal was to be able to dunk a basket. I wound up being 6' 1" with size 14 feet. I got the raw end of the deal.
18 "I was in New York shooting Law & Order (1990) and the script came along, and I completely connected to it. From the first page, when he says, 'Ever since I was eight years old, I knew what I wanted to be.' When I was eight years old, I wanted to be a chef or an actor. I used to cook all the time. I worked in restaurants the first half of my life." - to The Boston Herald on getting the script for Kitchen Confidential (2005) (11/05)
19 "There was a lot of Sack Lodges at my high school." - "Sack Lodge" is his character from Wedding Crashers (2005).

#Trademark
1 Often plays devious yet charming characters
2 Piercing Blue Eyes

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