Home, Home on the Stage ; the Man Who Played a Patriot in American Beauty Is Now Turning Traitor in Breach. GILL PRINGLE Meets Chris Cooper
Pringle, Gill, The Independent (London, England)
The way Chris Cooper sees it, he had one of two career choices. He could be a cattle rancher or pursue his dreams to become an actor. "But the bottom fell out of the cattle market in the Seventies so I decided to take my chances," recalls Cooper, 56.
Considered one of Hollywood's most respected actors, it took time and determination to reach that place: "Acting wasn't the kind of thing that boys did where I grew up. It was considered a rather sissy profession. My father, who was a hard-working doctor, thought I was out of my mind when I told him of my decision."
Cooper's father would most likely have had his worst suspicions confirmed had he seen his son - …
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Publication information: Article title: Home, Home on the Stage ; the Man Who Played a Patriot in American Beauty Is Now Turning Traitor in Breach. GILL PRINGLE Meets Chris Cooper. Contributors: Pringle, Gill - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: August 17, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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