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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 15 April 1966Oakley, Kansas, USA
Birth NameDarin Lynn Cooper
Nickname Coop
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Darin Cooper, the son of a plumber and a beautician, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kansas State University in 1989. He subsequently moved to Los Angeles and began a career in graphic design working as a freelance artist for numerous design firms and advertising agencies. He quickly bored of working in offices and attended a commercial workshop with his college friend and immediately picked up an agent. Within months he day-played on General Hospital and joined the acting unions. Not able to get off for auditions he quit designing and became a bartender on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA. He studied diligently with Larry Moss for four years and began booking television and film roles. Having loved theatre since his first play at sixteen, he continues to do theatre.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Beverly Cooper

Spouse (1)

Beverly (9 January 1999 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

As a sophomore was elected president of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity while attending college at FHSU.
Studied acting with the renowned acting teacher, Larry Moss, for 5 years in Santa Monica, California.
Has a BFA in Graphic Design & Illustration from Kansas State University.
Created Big and Loud Video, LLC for children and produced, directed, and narrated its live-action DVDs, "Big And Loud On A Construction Site" and "Big And Loud On A Farm".
While studying with Larry Moss became close friends with Kenny Johnson and Joel Gretsch.
Has worked numerous times with his friend, Silas Weir Mitchell, in theatre productions, most notably "Hurlyburly" at the Met Theatre, summer 2004.
Produced and starred in "Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune" at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, winter 2008.
Trained to use a 9mm and a billy club by an L.A. Sheriff Deputy who trains SWAT teams.
In preparation for "Angel" he did a ride along with a patrol officer from the Santa Monica Police Department.

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