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Gary Cooper
   for his role in   
High Noon (1952)
His Oscar-winning roles as Will Kane from High Noon (1952) and Sgt. Alvin York from Sergeant York (1941) were ranked #5 and #35 in the American Film Institute's Heroes list in their 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.
Gary Cooper
   for his role in   
Sergeant York (1941)
Cooper set in motion the first escalator to be installed in a cinema, at the Rex Theatre in Paris on June 7 1957. Despite his wholesome screen image, he was an infamous (and privately boastful) lady-killer in reality, allegedly having had affairs with numerous and sometimes very famous leading ladies throughout his career. This was in spite of the fact that he had a faithful wife, Sandra, and that many of his lovers were also married
Gary Cooper
   is the stage name of   
Frank James Cooper
American film actor, two Academy Awards, one Academy Honorary Award and one Golden Globe Award
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
   starred   
Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred Mary Philips, Jack La Rue & Blanche Friderici. Plot: A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry (Cooper) and nurse Catherine Barkley (Hayes) during World War I.Won 2 Oscars
Gary Cooper
   was considered for the role of   
Rhett Butler in Gone With the Wind (1939)
Clarke Gable got the part
Gary Cooper
   was considered for the role of   
The Ringo Kid in Stagecoach (1939)
John Wayne got the part
Gary Cooper
   was considered for the role of   
Norman Maine in A Star is Born (1954)
James Mason got the part
Gary Cooper
   was considered for the role of   
Harry Powell in Night of the Hunter (1955)
Robert Mitchum got the part
Lilac Time (1928)
   starred   
Colleen Moore, Gary Cooper and Burr McIntosh
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred George Cooper, Cleve Moore & Eugenie Besserer. Plot: All of those handsome young men in their flying machines are billeted in a field next to the Widow Berthelot's (Besserer) farmhouse in France...
Today We Live (1933)
   starred   
Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper and Robert Young
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Franchot Tone, Roscoe Karns & Louise Closser Hale. Plot: The two lovers are living together and are not married as they hesitantly explain to her brother.
Devil and the Deep (1932)
   starred   
Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper and Charles Laughton
Director: Marion Gering. Also starred Cary Grant, Paul Porcasi & Juliette Compton
Gary Cooper
   won the Golden Globe for   
High Noon
Best Actor - Drama, 1952
The character Alvin C. York was played by Gary Cooper
Sergeant York (1941)
Gary Cooper
   was an   
Actor
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Akim Tamiroff and Ingrid Bergman
Director: Sam Wood
The Virginian (1929)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Walter Huston and Richard Arlen
Director: Victor Fleming. Also starred Mary Brian, Helen Ware & Chester Conklin. Plot: A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Sigrid Gurie and Basil Rathbone
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred George Barbier, Binnie Barnes & Ernest Truex. Plot: Marco Polo (Cooper) travels from Venice to Peking, where he quickly discovers spaghetti and gunpowder and falls in love with the Emperor's daughter...
City Streets (1931)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney and Paul Lukas
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Also starred William 'Stage' Boyd, Wynne Gibson & Guy Kibbee. Plot: Nan (Sidney), a racketeer's daughter, is in love with The Kid (Cooper), a shooting gallery showman.
Morocco (1930)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress for Marlene Dietrich, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Director.
High Noon (1952)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges and Katy Jurado
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Nevada (1927)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Thelma Todd and William Todd
Director: John Waters. Also starred Philip Strange, Ernie Adams & Christian J. Frank
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur and George Bancroft
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille & Raymond Walburn. Plot: Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. Won an Oscar.
Sergeant York (1941)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Joan Leslie
Directed by Howard Hawks
Seven Days' Leave (1930)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Beryl Mercer and Daisy Belmore
Director: Richard Wallace. Also starred Nora Cecil, Tempe Pigott & Arthur Hoyt.
Meet John Doe (1941)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward Arnold
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Walter Brennan, Spring Byington & James Bleason. Plot: A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
High Noon (1952)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges and Katy Jurado
IMDB: 8.3/10. Director: Fred Zinnemann. 4 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes. National Film Preservation Board Award.
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright
Directed by Sam Wood
High Noon (1952)
      
Gary Cooper, Lloyd Bridges and Grace Kelly
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
The Fountainhead (1949)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal and Raymond Massey
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Kent Smith, Robert Douglas & Henry Hull. Plot: An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
Along Came Jones (1945)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Loretta Young and William Demarest
Director: Stuart Heisler. Also starred Dan Duryea, Frank Sully & Don Costello. Plot: Riding into Payneville, easy-going cowboy Melody Jones (Cooper) is mistaken by the townsfolk for notorious gunman Monte Jarrad (Duryea)...
Ball of Fire (1941)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck and Oskar Homolka
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Henry Travers, S. Z. Sakall & Tully Marshall. Plot: A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer escape from the Mob.






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