(5/3/48) Radio: Appeared (as "Prof. Alvah Jesper") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "Cloak and Dagger".
6 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
19 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
11 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank J. Cooper | Garry Cooper
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
[after visiting Nazi Germany in 1938] There's no question in my mind that those people want to have a war. They're determined to be a world power and seem to feel that's the only way to become one. Those storm troopers are awesome. The atmosphere in Berlin - well, I've never sensed such tension.
He won an Oscar for playing Alvin C. York in Sergeant York
(1941), making him one of 17 actors to win the Award for playing a real person who was still alive at the evening of the Award ceremony (as of 2015). The other sixteen actors and their respective performances are: Spencer Tracy
for playing Father Edward Flanagan in Boys Town
(1938), Patty Duke
for playing Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker
Slow, very deliberate delivery