Gary Cooper the hollywood great

Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-five years, from 1925 to 1960, and included leading roles in eighty-four feature film s. He was a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through the end of the golden age of Classic al Hollywood . His screen persona appealed strongly to both men and women, and his range of performances included roles in most major movie genres. Cooper’s ability to project his own personality onto the characters he played contributed to his appearing natural and authentic on screen. The screen persona he sustained throughout his career represented the ideal American hero

 

Gary Cooper
Cooper began his career as a film extra and stunt rider, but soon landed acting roles. After establishing himself as a Western hero in his early silent film s, Cooper became a movie star in 1929 with his first sound picture, The Virginian. In the early 1930s , he expanded his heroic image to include more cautious characters in adventure film s and dramas such as A Farewell to Arms (1932) and The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935). During the height of his career, Cooper portrayed a new type of hero—a champion of the common man—in film s such as Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Meet John Doe (1941), Sergeant York (1941), The Pride of the Yankees (1942), and For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943).
 
Cooper died quietly on  Saturday, May 13, 1961, at 12:47 pm, six days after his sixtieth birthday


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