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Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper


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Also Known As: Died: May 13, 1961
Born: May 7, 1901 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Helena, Montana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Hollywood On Trial (1976) as Himself (Archival Footage)
John Huston narrates this documentary about the government investigation of alleged Communist infiltration of show business. Includes interviews with Ronald Reagan, Dalton Trumbo and Gale Sondergaard.
The Naked Edge (1961) as George Radcliffe
A woman suspects her husband of a crime for which he implicated someone else.
The Hanging Tree (1959) as Dr. Joseph "Doc" Frail
A doctor saves a man from hanging then tries to run his life.
Alias Jesse James (1959) as
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
They Came to Cordura (1959) as Major Thomas Thorn
Six American military heroes in Mexico fight treacherous conditions to get back to their base.
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) as Gideon Patch
The skipper of a sunken ship stands trial for negligence.
Man of the West (1958) as Link Jones, also known as Link Tobin
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
Ten North Frederick (1958) as Joseph B. Chapin
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
Love in the Afternoon (1957) as Frank Flannagan
An aging American tycoon overcomes his inhibitions to court a young Parisian.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Jess Birdwell
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) as Billy Mitchell
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
Vera Cruz (1954) as Ben Trane
During the Mexican Revolution, rival mercenaries team to steal a fortune in gold.
Garden of Evil (1954) as Hooker
A trio of soldiers of fortune on their way to the California gold rush are tempted with rewards by a woman who needs help in rescuing her husband from a goldmine cave-in in Mexico. They agree, but then find themselves the target of angry Indians who wish to protect the sacred hill on which the mine is located.
Return to Paradise (1953) as Mr. Morgan, also known as Morgantani
A south seas beach bum clashes with a puritanical missionary.
Blowing Wild (1953) as Jeff Dawson
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1952) as Texan
Seven stories celebrate the glorious diversity of American life.
Springfield Rifle (1952) as Major "Lex" Kearney
A Union officer goes undercover to root out Confederate raiders.
High Noon (1952) as Will Kane
A retired Marshal must defend his town from a revengeful villain.
You're in the Navy Now (1951) as Lt. John Harkness
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
Starlift (1951) as Himself
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Distant Drums (1951) as Capt. Quincy Wyatt
Soldiers fight through the Everglades to return home after destroying a Seminole fort.
Bright Leaf (1950) as Brant Royle
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
Dallas (1950) as Blayde "Reb" Hollister
A renegade Confederate officer tries to hide his identity while bringing law and order to the West.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Himself
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Howard Roark
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Task Force (1949) as Jonathan L. Scott
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
Good Sam (1948) as Sam [R.] Clayton
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
Unconquered (1947) as Captain Christopher Holden
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Variety Girl (1947) as
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Prof. Alvah Jesper
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
Saratoga Trunk (1946) as Clint Maroon
A woman with a past returns to 19th-century New Orleans for revenge.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Melody Jones
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Casanova "Cas" Q. Brown
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Robert Jordan
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Lou Gehrig
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Prof. Bertram Potts
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
Meet John Doe (1941) as John Doe, assumed name of Long John Willoughby
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Sergeant York (1941) as Alvin C. York
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The Westerner (1940) as Cole Harden
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
The Real Glory (1939) as Doctor [Bill] Canavan
A U.S. military doctor stationed in the Philippines helps the natives fight off invaders.
Beau Geste (1939) as Beau Geste
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) as Michael Brandon
A millionaire who''''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as Stretch [Willoughby]
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) as Marco Polo
Classic biography of the Italian explorer and his journeys to China.
Souls at Sea (1937) as [Michael] "Nuggin" Taylor
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
The Plainsman (1937) as Wild Bill Hickok
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Man at bar
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Longfellow Deeds
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
The General Died at Dawn (1936) as O'Hara
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.
Desire (1936) as Tom Bradley
Before they can marry, two society types run off with lower-class loves.
The Wedding Night (1935) as Tony Barrett
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) as Lieutenant [Alan] McGregor
Three British soldiers in India fight invaders when not fighting each other.
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Peter Ibbetson
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
Now and Forever (1934) as Jerry Day
A young swindler tries to mend his ways when he''''s reunited with his daughter.
Operator 13 (1934) as Captain Jack Gailliard
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as White Knight
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
One Sunday Afternoon (1933) as [Lucius] Biff Grimes
A small-town dentist longs to avenge an old friend who stole his love, but discovers there''''s no need.
Today We Live (1933) as [Lieutenant Richard] Bogard
An aristocratic English girl's tangled love life creates havoc during World War I.
Design for Living (1933) as George Curtis
An independent woman can't chose between the two men she loves.
Make Me a Star (1932) as
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
If I Had a Million (1932) as Steven Gallagher
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
Devil and the Deep (1932) as Lieutenant Sempter
Naval commander Charles Storm has made life miserable for his wife Pauline due to his insane jealousy over every man she speaks to. His obsessive behavior soon drives her to the arms of a handsome lieutenant. When Charles learns of their affair, he plots revenge.
A Farewell to Arms (1932) as Lieut. Frederic Henry
An American serving in World War I falls for a spirited nurse.
Fighting Caravans (1931) as Clint Belmet
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
City Streets (1931) as The Kid
A racketeer must choose between his criminal life and love.
His Woman (1931) as Captain Sam Whalan
Tough Caribbean freighter Captain Sam Whelan engages Sally Clark, a tramp masquerading as a missionary's daughter, to care for an abandoned baby on board his ship. En route to New York, ships mate Gatson sexually attacks her. The Captain knocks Gatson overboard in an ensuing scuffle. A romance developing between the Captain and Miss Clark is put to the test in New York after an assault investigation uncovers the girl's questionable past.
I Take This Woman (1931) as Tom McNair
The Spoilers (1930) as Roy Glenister
Morocco (1930) as Tom Brown
A sultry cabaret singer falls hard for a Foreign Legionnaire.
The Texan (1930) as Enrique ["Quico," The Llano Kid]
A Man From Wyoming (1930) as Jim Baker
Only the Brave (1930) as Capt. James Braydon
Seven Days Leave (1930) as Kenneth Dowey
Betrayal (1929) as André Frey
Wolf Song (1929) as Sam Lash
In 1840, Sam Lash heads west for adventure. He meets up with some Mountain Men, and they head for the Rockies to trap beavers and cats. In Taos he meets Lola, a beautiful Mexican girl from a proud and rich family. They fall in love and he persuades her to elope with him. After they get married, Sam is torn between his love for Lola and his yearn for travelin'.
The Virginian (1929) as The Virginian
Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, and Steve, his best fiend, soon become rivals for her affection. Steve falls in with bad guys led by Trampas, and the Virginian catches him cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away, but returns in time for the obligatory climactic shootout in the streets.
The Shopworn Angel (1929) as William Tyler
Lilac Time (1928) as Capt. Philip Blythe
A young French girl falls in love with an English flight pilot during World War I.
Half a Bride (1928) as Captain Edmunds
Doomsday (1928) as Arnold Furze
The First Kiss (1928) as Mulligan Talbot
Beau Sabreur (1928) as Major Henri de Beaujolais
Legion of the Condemned (1928) as Gale Price
Children of Divorce (1927) as Ted Larrabee
A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her.
Nevada (1927) as Nevada
Arizona Bound (1927) as Dave Saulter
Wings (1927) as Cadet White
In this silent film, romantic rivals fly against the enemy in World War I.
The Last Outlaw (1927) as Buddy Hale
It (1927) as Newspaper reporter
A shop girl turns party girl to land her boss.
The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926) as Abe Lee
A plan to irrigate the Western desert is complicated by a romantic triangle.

Producer (feature film)

Along Came Jones (1945) as Producer
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.

Cast (special)

The Men Who Made the Movies: King Vidor (1973)
Film clips and an exclusive interview capture the career of the top action director.
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (1960) as Guest
Celebrity interviews with celebrity gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.

Cast (short)

Lest We Forget (1937)
This short film honors the late Will Rogers, with clips from his films and stars paying tribute.
La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)
This short film provides a musical and sketch comedy revue staged as a fiesta in Santa Barbara.
Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (1934)
Several members of MGM''s ''galaxy of stars'' attend an evening of music and a fashion show in this short film.

Misc. Crew (short)

The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943)
This short film traces the history of sound in the movies, featuring snippets from early sound pictures. Vitaphone Release 1179A.
Breakdowns of 1941 (1941)
This short film presents a blooper reel containing clips of various movies from 1941.

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