Intermission P.S.A., for American Lung Association's Christmas Seals
6 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
10 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank J. Cooper | Garry Cooper
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
I've been with some good ones, but maybe the best was Franchot Tone
. I made two pictures with him and he stole both of them. Something went wrong with how he was handled; or who knows, maybe it was Joan Crawford
. But he had everything - great at comedy and also at serious stuff if given the chance. Now The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
(1935) is one hell of a picture, but you could take me right out ...
Although he had said long ago that he would make no more biopics, he signed for The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
(1955). It was a poor Otto Preminger
film and even Mitchell's widow expressed disappointment with Cooper's performance. Possibly the story had appealed to Cooper on political grounds and Mitchell may have been a hero of his - the general who accused the government of neglecting ...