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Barry Michael Cooper

Barry Michael Cooper is a writer and producer, known for New Jack City (1991), Above the Rim (1994) and Sugar Hill (1993). See full bio »

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New Jack City
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Above the Rim
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Sugar Hill
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 2017 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) (announced)
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 2015 NBA 2K16 (Video Game) (co-writer)
 2005 Blood on the Wall$ (screenplay)
 1994 Above the Rim (screenplay)
 1993 Sugar Hill (written by)
 1991 New Jack City (screenplay)
 1991 Private Times (TV Movie) (story & teleplay)
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Born and raised in Harlem, New York, Cooper was the first African-American screenwriter to have two films ("Sugar Hill" February 1994, and "Above The Rim" March 1994) released not only in the same year, but a month apart from each other.

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