Dominic Cooper

Actor | * 06/02/1978 (44) | Greenwich, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Dominic Edward Cooper (born 2 June 1978) is an English actor known for his portrayal of comic book characters Jesse Custer on the AMC show Preacher (2016–2019) and young Howard Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with appearances in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and the ABC series Agent Carter (2015–16), among other Marvel productions. Cooper played Sky in Mamma Mia! (2008) and its sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018). Early in his career, Cooper was cast in significant roles in productions by the Royal National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company; he received acclaim for originating the role of Dakin in the 2004 play The History Boys with which, in 2006, he returned to the West End, transferred to Broadway, and adapted to film. Since that time, he has acted in a series of British and American productions, including the acclaimed p... ()
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Dominic Edward Cooper (born 2 June 1978) is an English actor. He first worked in television and film before making his stage debut in Mother Clap's Molly House at the National Theatre in 2001. He was also involved in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, as the character Dakin. He has had notable roles in the Royal National Theatre's adaptation of the His Dark Materials trilogy, where he played the lead character, Will Parry, the TV series Down To Earth (2004) and Sense & Sensibility (2008).In 2008, he appeared as Sky in Mamma Mia!, in which he also sang several songs. The same year, he appeared in The Duchess as Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. He starred in films An Education and Freefall in 2009 and also played Hippolytus in Phèdre at the National Theatre. In 2010, he played rock drummer Ben in the film Tamara Drewe, and in 2011 played the leading roles in The Devil's Double, which was critically acclaimed but criticized. In 2011, he first appeared as Howard Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Initially appearing in the film Captain America: The First Avenger, he reprised his role in the Marvel One-Shot Agent Carter two years later, and in the television series of the same name in 2015 and 2016.In 2012, he appeared as vampire Henry Sturges in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Around this time, he was cast in the lead role in the unproduced Albert Hughes project Motor City. In 2014, he portrayed the main antagonist in two films: Dino Brewster in Need for Speed and Mehmed in Dracula Untold. He depicted author Ian Fleming in the television mini-series Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond in 2014. The next year, he appeared in two films, Miss You Already and The Lady in the Van. He played Jesse Custer, the lead role in AMC's Preacher (2016). He co-starred in the Warcraft film adaptation, which was released in June 2016. In late 2016, he starred in a well-received West End revival of Stephen Jeffreys' 1994 play, The Libertine at the Haymarket Theatre; he played John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, the role originated on stage by John Malkovich and played by Johnny Depp in the 2004 film. He reprised his role of Sky in 2018's sequel film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.Description above is from the Wikipedia article Dominic Cooper, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Dominic Cooper

European Film Academy Lux Award
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Movies with Dominic Cooper as Actor(39)

as Julius2022 The Princess
as Mark2018 The Escape
as John Stratton2017 Stratton
as Llane Wrynn2016 Warcraft
as Theatre Actor2015 The Lady in the Van
as Kit2015 Miss You Already
as Mitch Brockden2014 Reasonable Doubt
as Dino Brewster2014 Need for Speed
as Mehmed II2014 Dracula Untold
as Darcy2013 Dead Man Down
as AJ Munnings2013 Summer in February
as Howard Stark2013 Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter
as Henry Sturgess2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
as Milton Greene2011 My Week with Marilyn
as Carter2011 Hello Carter
as Latif Yahia / Uday Hussein2011 The Devil's Double
as himself2011 Outfitting a Hero
as Ben Sergeant2010 Tamara Drewe
as Dave2009 Freefall
as Daniel / Subject #462009 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
as Danny2009 An Education
as Charles Grey2008 The Duchess
as Lacey2008 The Escapist
as The Stranger2008 Official Selection
as Sky Rymand2008 Mamma Mia!
as himself2008 Birthing Mamma Mia!
as Moche2008 God on Trial
as Dakin2006 The History Boys
as Spencer2006 Starter for 10
as Squaddie at Disco2005 Breakfast on Pluto
as Andy Hoffman2003 Sparkling Cyanide
as Clerk2002 Black Plague
as Constable #32001 From Hell

TV Shows/Series with Dominic Cooper as Actor(17)

as Edwyn Cooper2023 The Gold
as Arthur McCoy2022 That Dirty Black Bag
as Howard Stark (voice)2021 What If...?
as Fielding Scott2020 Spy City
as himself2016 The Grand Tour
as Jesse Custer2016 Preacher
as himself2016 Geeking Out
as Howard Stark2015 Marvel's Agent Carter
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as Ian Fleming2014 Fleming
as Narrator (voice)2011 Promzillas
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
2005 Jericho
as Sidney Davidson2001 The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells
as Panellist1996 Never Mind the Buzzcocks

TV Shows/Series with Dominic Cooper as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Spy City

Additional Information

Full Name: Dominic Cooper
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 06/02 1978 (June) in Greenwich, London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 44 years + 300 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, John Ball Primary School, Thomas Tallis School
Related to: E.T. Heron
Other names for Dominic Cooper (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Доминик Купер"
"Dominic Edward Cooper"
"Доминик Эдвард Купер"
Dominic Cooper frequently works together with these people:
Seth Rogen (8x, Actor)
Benny Andersson (7x, Actor)
Björn Ulvaeus (7x, Actor)
Evan Goldberg (6x, Crew)
Nicholas Hytner (6x, Crew)
Sam Catlin (6x, Crew)
Jeff Goldblum (5x, Actor)
James Corden (5x, Actor)
Alan Bennett (5x, Actor)
Richard Whelan (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1234, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023