(6/1/36) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" production of "The Legionnaire and the Lady".
6 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
20 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
11 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank J. Cooper | Garry Cooper
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
[on turning down the role of Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind
(1939)] Rhett Butler was one of the best roles ever offered in Hollywood and my screen character saw himself emerging from the film as a dashing-type fellow. But I said no. I didn't see myself as quite that dashing, and later, when I saw Clark Gable
play the role to perfection, I knew I was right.
It was a testament to his durability that Charlton Heston
, already a major star following The Ten Commandments
(1956), was prepared to play a supporting role in The Wreck of the Mary Deare
(1959). Heston was impressed that the veteran actor, 58 years old and in declining health, was still able to perform his own stunts, including being submerged underwater for long periods of time. In his book "...
Slow, very deliberate delivery