Chris Cooper

CHRIS COOPER was recognized in 2003 with an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of ‘John Laroche’ in Columbia Pictures’ “Adaptation,” written by Charlie Kauffman (“Being John Malkovich”) and directed by Spike Jonze.  Cooper was also recognized for his performance in the film by numerous critics associations including the Broadcast Film Critics, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Toronto Film Critics Association. Cooper also added a Tony nomination to his accolades with his Broadway performance in Lucas Hnath’s original play A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2.

Cooper most recently wrapped filming opposite Bryan Cranston and Allison Janney for Jon S. Baird’s feature, “Everything is Going to be Great.” Prior to that, Cooper was in “Boston Strangler” opposite Kiera Knightly which was recently released for Disney/Hulu. During the pandemic he starred and directed “With/In” opposite his wife Marianne Leone who also wrote the piece. Previous credits include the Focus Features & Plan B Entertainment political satire “Irresistible” alongside Steve Carrell and directed by Jon Stewart. He starred in Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” opposite Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Timothee Chalamet and the TriStar Pictures feature film “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys.