"Christopher W. "Chris" Cooper" is an American film actor. He became well known in the late 1990s. He has appeared in supporting performances in several major Hollywood films, including the drama American Beauty (1999 film)/American Beauty (1999), the biopic about a NASA engineer, October Sky (1999), the action spy film The Bourne Identity (2002 film)/The Bourne Identity (2002), the biographical sports psychological-drama thriller film Seabiscuit (film)/Seabiscuit (2003), the biographical film about Truman Capote, Capote (film)/Capote (2005), the geopolitical thriller Syriana (2005), the action-thriller The Kingdom (film)/The Kingdom (2007), the crime drama The Town (2010 film)/The Town (2010), and the musical comedy film The Muppets (film)/The Muppets (2011).
Cooper won both the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor/Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture/Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the comedy-drama metafilm Adaptation (film)/Adaptation (2002). He played a lead role in the historical and political thriller Breach (film)/Breach (2007), playing FBI agent and traitor Robert Hanssen. He played Daniel Sloan in the 2012 political action thriller The Company You Keep (film)/The Company You Keep, and supervillain Norman Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Chris Cooper on Wikipedia.