About Chris Cooper
It has been estimated that the overall amount of the current Chris Cooper net worth reaches as high as 10 million dollars, which he has earned because of his career as an actor. In 2002, his performance was praised a lot in the film called “Adaptation”, where he played the role of John Laroche. Because of his work in the film, Chris Cooper was awarded the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Chris Cooper has appeared in many other films, which have made his name even more known and increased the total size of Chris Cooper net worth, such as “The Bourne Identity”, “The Company You Keep”, “October Sky”, “The Kingdom”, “American Beauty”, “The Town”, “Seabiscuit”, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, “Syriana”, “Capote”, “The Muppets” and “Breach”.
In 2016, he was chosen for the role of Al Templeton in the Hulu production called “11.22.63”. Chris Cooper has appeared in a lot of movies directed by John Sayles, such as “Lone Star”, “Amigo”, “Matewan”, “Silver City” and “City of Hope”. Therefore, all of these films have also added up to the current estimate of Chris Cooper net worth.
The actor was born in 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri. When he was little, he spent his summers on the family’s ranch, which was located in Kansas. When he was studying in high school, Chris Cooper was working at a local theater. Chris Cooper was also studying at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He got his major’s degree in set design but also attended drama classes. In addition, he was attending Stephens College, where he was studying dancing.
In 1976, Chris Cooper moved to New York City. In order to support himself financially, he was working as an apartment renovator. He was also working at the Actors Theater of Louisville. In 1985, he got a part in the London revival of the play called “Sweet Bird of Youth”. He debuted as a film actor in “Matewan”, which was released in 1987. In 1989, he appeared in the popular TV series called “Lonesome Dove”. Two years later, the actor got a role in “Thousand Pieces of Gold”. One year later, he starred next to Susan Dey in “Bed of Lies”. These early appearances started to make his name popular and also began to increase the overall size of Chris Cooper net worth.
Later, he became more recognized for his roles in productions, such as “Lone Star”, “Money Train”, “The Horse Whisperer”, “A Time to Kill” and “American Beauty”. For his role in the latter film, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2000, Chris Cooper appeared in “The Patriot”. In 2002, the actor portrayed the part of a CIA special ops director in the film called “The Bourne Identity”. He reprised this role in the sequel to this film, called “The Bourne Supremacy”. In 2003, the actor appeared in the film called “Seabiscuit” and for his role in it, Chris Cooper received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Now you have an idea why Chris Cooper net worth is this huge