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Born: July 09, 1951

Chris Cooper was born in Kansas City, Missouri and studied Drama at the University of Missouri. Pursuing his acting studies, he moved to New York and was tutored by Stella Adler as well as Wynn Handman at the American Place Theatre. He was directed by Harold Prince in the off-Broadway production of Sweet Bird of Youth. His television credits are extensive and he is recognized for his work in the mini-series Lonesome Dove and Return to Lonesome Dove. He has also appeared on Law and... See All


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