(biography, photos, videos) Dominic Edward Cooper
Dominic Cooper: biography
Dominic Cooper is an American actor and singer, first known who gave the film «Mamma MIA!» and «the Duchess,» and worldwide fame reinforced «Double devil», «Dracula» and «Warcraft».
He was born in the Eastern district of the British capital, which was called Greenwich. Dominic’s parents attitude to creativity had: mom Julia, she was a kindergarten teacher, and his father Brian Cooper is very respected as a highly qualified specialist in the field of auctions. But the actor was the famous great-grandfather on the maternal side, Edward Thomas Heron, who was a pioneer of English cinema, and it published its own weekly newspaper, devoted to this «most important art».
Dominic Cooper was in high school named Thomas Tallis, and then went on to study acting at the London Academy of music and dramatic art, where he also studied another famous British actor Benedict Cumberbatch. His career, the young man began with the filming of commercials, including it can be seen in the advertising of condoms «Durex».
In parallel, Cooper tried to break in feature films and on theatrical stage. In 2001, he managed to enter the British troupe of the National theatre in London, with whom he toured worldwide. The most famous play in which Dominic took part, is considered to be «history Buffs», which was later filmed and processed in the radio version. And in each of these projects were also involved Cooper.
Like many of his colleagues, Dominic Cooper started with episodic roles in TV series and movies. Career took off in 2006 when he took part in the film adaptation of the play «the history boys» and also starred in the romantic Comedy «Hit the mark», which was awarded the screen actors Guild of great Britain and was named a promising rising star.
More Dominic drew attention to themselves after together with Colin Firth and Meryl Streep appeared in the musical «Mamma Mia!», and with keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes in the biographical drama «the Duchess.» Also can not ignore the fact that Cooper starred in the Kazakh-Russian Director Timur Bekmambetov’s fantasy horror film «Abraham Lincoln: vampire Hunter», where he portrayed on the screen kind of vampire.
Recently, the actor plays either the main role or transmit important images in a very grossing films. For example, he played the main characters in the drama «Summer in February», in the biographical drama «Fleming» about the Creator of James bond, action-Packed television series, «Preacher», in the Thriller «Stratton: First assignment». Also I could not see Dominic Cooper in the latest version of the vampire story «Dracula» and in fantasy-adventure film «Warcraft».
In a romantic relationship Dominic Cooper was not all that easy. He was already in a steady relationship with a girl when you met the actress Amanda Seyfried, with whom he played in the movie «Mamma Mia!». Theirs was a romance, but both were not free. After some time, even passed information about the engagement of these actors, but the wedding did not take place.
Two years later, Cooper met the actress of Ethiopian descent Ruth Negga. They played together on the stage of London’s national theatre. Dominic is torn between his feelings for Amanda and love for Ruth. Periodically, he restored a relationship with one girl, then another. But in places distance: Amanda Seyfried lived far away, in another country. Cooper returned to Ruth Negga and found with her so far.
A close friend Dominic Cooper is the actor James Corden. They even for a long time, rented one apartment for two, until the latter started a family.
British actor quite openly Express their civic position. For example, in 2014, he did not conceal his negative attitude to the question of Scottish independence and even signed among a group of prominent public figures a petition to ban a referendum.
- 2008 — the Duchess
- 2009 — Free fall
- 2010 — Charming Tamara
- 2011 — Double devil
- 2012 — Abraham Lincoln: vampire Hunter
- 2013 — Summer in February
- 2014 — Reasonable doubt
- 2014 — Dracula
- 2016 — the Preacher
- 2016 — Warcraft