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Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961)[1] was an American movie actor who spent his career for thirty six years. 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.

Gary Cooper
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Cooper in November 1952
Born
Frank James Cooper

May 7, 1901
DiedMay 13, 1961(1961-05-13) (aged 60)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of deathProstate cancer
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Height6' 3"
Spouse(s)Veronica Balfe, stage name Sandra Shaw
(m. 1933 - 1961, his death)
ChildrenDaughter
Parent(s)Charles Cooper
Alice (née Brazier)

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