Gary Cooper

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Gary Cooper
Cooper in 1952
Frank James Cooper

(1901-05-07)May 7, 1901
DiedMay 13, 1961(1961-05-13) (aged 60)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of deathProstate cancer
Resting placeSacred Hearts Cemetery, New York, U.S.
EducationGrinnell College
Spouse(s)Veronica Balfe, stage name Sandra Shaw
(m. 1933–1961, his death)
Parent(s)Charles Cooper
Alice (née Brazier)

Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961)[1] was an American actor. 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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