Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper
1901 - 1961

Gary Cooper  American Actor


Who is is he dating right now?

Gary Cooper passed away on 13th May 1961 aged 60.


Gary Cooper was previously married to Sandra Shaw (1933 - 1961).

He was in relationships with Alicia Darr (1953), Giselle Pascal (1953), Eileen Howe (1952), Lorraine Chanel (1952 - 1956), Grace Kelly (1952 - 1953), Annabella (1951), Kay Williams (1951), Patricia Neal (1948 - 1953), Ingrid Bergman (1935), Lilian Harvey (1933), Mae West (1933), Dorothy Di Frasso (1931 - 1932), Carole Lombard (1931), Marlene Dietrich (1930 - 1931), Merle Oberon (1930), Barbara Stanwyck (1929), Lupe Velez (1928 - 1929), Libby Holman (1928), Clara Bow (1927), Evelyn Brent (1926 - 1927), Anderson Lawler, Veronica Lake, Christine Larsen, Barbara Weeks, Slim Hawks and Wera Engels.

Gary Cooper had encounters with Gina Lollobrigida (1956), Anita Ekberg (1952), Barbara Payton (1950), Paulette Goddard (1947), Arlene Dahl (1946), Vera Zorina (1942), Joan Crawford (1932 - 1933), Tallulah Bankhead (1932), Claudette Colbert (1931), Suzy Parker and Dorothy Dare.

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Mae Madison.


American Actor Gary Cooper passed away on 13th May 1961 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 60. Born Frank James Cooper on 7th May, 1901 in Helena, Montana, USA and educated at Gallatin Valley High School in Bozeman, Montana, Gary Cooper is most remembered for High Noon in a career that spanned 1925–1960 and 1925–61 and 1925–60. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Gary Cooper was in 22 on-screen matchups, including Barbara Stanwyck in Blowing Wild (1953), Carole Lombard in I Take This Woman (1931), Claudette Colbert in His Woman (1931), Audrey Hepburn in Love in the Afternoon (1957) and Dorothy McGuire in Friendly Persuasion (1956).

Gary Cooper is a member of the following lists: Gary Cooper, American expatriates in England and Male actors from Montana.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 29 years, 4 months - -
Dating26 90 years, 10 months 27 years, 3 months 1 month, 28 days
Encounter11 86 years, 10 months 34 years, 11 months 2 months, 2 days
Rumoured1 - - -
Total39 90 years, 10 months 28 years, 6 months 1 month, 28 days


First Name Gary
Middle Name James
Last Name Cooper
Full Name at Birth Frank James Cooper
Alternative Name Coop, Studs, The Montana Mule, Cowboy Cooper
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th May, 1901
Birthplace Helena, Montana, USA
Died 13th May, 1961
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Prostate Cancer
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Gallatin Valley High School in Bozeman, Montana
University Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame High Noon
Year(s) Active 1925–1960, 1925–61, 1925–60
Brand Endorsement Johnson Sea-Horses (Magazine Advertisement) [1952], (1961) Print ad: Insured Savings and Loan Associations, Print ad: Ammen's Skin Powder, Print ad: Calcx Tooth Powder, Print ad: Chesterfield cigarettes, Print ad: Pabst Beer, Print ad: Royal Crown Cola, Print ad: Royal 76 gasoline
Official Websites,,,
Father Charles Henry Cooper (farmer, lawyer, judge)
Mother Alice Brazier
Friend James Stewart (Cooper often cited James Stewart as his closest friend), John Wayne, Ernest Hemingway (Hemmingway shot himself shortly after Gary's death), Charles Feldman, Bing Crosby (Bing named a son after Gary), Victor Fleming, Esther Ralston, Iron Eyes Cody, Alfred Vanderbilt Jr, Jeanne Vanderbilt, George Raft, Myrna Loy, Cedric Gibbons, Hazel Brooks, A.C. Lyles, Billy Wilder, John F. Kennedy
Favorite Places Sun Valley, Idaho

Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-five years, from 1925 to 1960, and included leading roles in eighty-four feature films. He was a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through the end of the golden age of Classical Hollywood. His screen persona appealed strongly to both men and women, and his range of performances included roles in most major movie genres. Cooper's ability to project his own personality onto the characters he played contributed to his appearing natural and authentic on screen. The screen persona he sustained throughout his career represented the ideal American hero.

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Gary Cooper60 TaurusActor
Gina Lollobrigida89 CancerActress
Alicia Darr-Actress
Giselle Pascal85 VirgoActress
Eileen Howe90 AquariusActress
Grace Kelly52 ScorpioActress
Anita Ekberg83 LibraActress
Lorraine Chanel83 SagittariusActress
Annabella87 CancerActress
Kay Williams65 LeoActress
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
Patricia Neal84 CapricornActress
Paulette Goddard79 GeminiActress
Arlene Dahl91 LeoActress
Vera Zorina86 CapricornActress
Ingrid Bergman67 VirgoActress
Lilian Harvey62 CapricornActress
Mae West87 LeoActress
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
Sandra Shaw86 GeminiActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Dorothy Di Frasso- AquariusSocialite
Claudette Colbert92 VirgoActress
Carole Lombard33 LibraComedian
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Merle Oberon68 AquariusActress
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Libby Holman67 GeminiSinger
Clara Bow60 LeoActress
Evelyn Brent73 LibraActress
Wera Engels79 TaurusActress
Suzy Parker70 ScorpioModel
Anderson Lawler56 TaurusActor
Dorothy Dare68 AriesActress
Veronica Lake50 ScorpioActress
Christine Larsen54 PiscesActress
Mae Madison90 VirgoActress
Barbara Weeks89 CancerActress
Slim Hawks72 CancerSocialite
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MariaFemale15th September, 193779 years old


The Naked Edge1961George RadcliffeMovie
Alias Jesse James1959Cowboy (uncredited)Movie
The Hanging Tree1959Dr. Joseph 'Doc' FrailMovie
The Wreck of the Mary Deare1959Gideon PatchMovie
They Came to Cordura1959Major Thomas ThornMovie
Man of the West1958Link JonesMovie
Ten North Frederick1958Joseph B. 'Joe' ChapinMovie
Love in the Afternoon1957Frank FlannaganMovie
Friendly Persuasion1956Jess BirdwellMovie
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell1955Col. Billy MitchellMovie
Garden of Evil1954HookerMovie
Vera Cruz1954Benjamin TraneMovie
Blowing Wild1953Jeff DawsonMovie
Return to Paradise1953Mr. MorganMovie
High Noon1952Marshal Will KaneMovie
Springfield Rifle1952Maj. Alex 'Lex' KearneyMovie
Distant Drums1951Capt. Quincy WyattMovie
It's a Big Country1951TexasMovie
You're in the Navy Now1951Lt. John W. HarknessMovie
Starlift1951Gary CooperMovie
Bright Leaf1950Brant RoyleMovie
Dallas1950Blayde 'Reb' HollisterMovie
It's a Great Feeling1949Gary CooperMovie
Task Force1949Jonathan L. ScottMovie
The Fountainhead1949Howard RoarkMovie
Good Sam1948Sam ClaytonMovie
Unconquered1947Capt. Christopher HoldenMovie
Variety Girl1947Gary CooperMovie
Cloak and Dagger1946Prof. Alvah JesperMovie
Along Came Jones1945Melody JonesMovie
Saratoga Trunk1945Colonel Clint MaroonMovie
Casanova Brown1944Casanova (Cass) BrownMovie
The Story of Dr. Wassell1944Dr. Corydon M. WassellMovie
For Whom the Bell Tolls1943Robert JordanMovie
The Pride of the Yankees1942Lou GehrigMovie
Ball of Fire1941Prof. Bertram PottsMovie
Meet John Doe1941John DoeMovie
Sergeant York1941Alvin C. YorkMovie
North West Mounted Police1940Dusty RiversMovie
The Westerner1940Cole HardenMovie
Beau Geste1939Beau GesteMovie
The Real Glory1939Doctor CanavanMovie
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife1938Michael BrandonMovie
The Adventures of Marco Polo1938Marco PoloMovie
The Cowboy and the Lady1938StretchMovie
Souls at Sea1937Michael 'Nuggin' TaylorMovie
Desire1936Tom BradleyMovie
Hollywood Boulevard1936Gary Cooper- Actor at Trocadero BarMovie
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town1936Longfellow DeedsMovie
The General Died at Dawn1936O'HaraMovie
The Plainsman1936Wild Bill HickokMovie
Peter Ibbetson1935Peter IbbetsonMovie
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer1935Lt. Alan McGregorMovie
The Wedding Night1935Tony BarrettMovie
Now and Forever1934Jerry DayMovie
Operator 131934Captain Jack GailliardMovie
Alice in Wonderland1933White KnightMovie
Design for Living1933George CurtisMovie
One Sunday Afternoon1933Biff GrimesMovie
Today We Live1933BogardMovie
A Farewell to Arms1932FredericMovie
Devil and the Deep1932Lt. SempterMovie
If I Had a Million1932Steve GallagherMovie
Make Me a Star1932Gary Cooper (uncredited)Movie
City Streets1931The KidMovie
Fighting Caravans1931Clint BelmetMovie
His Woman1931Captain Sam WhalanMovie
The Stolen Jools1931Newspaper EditorShort Film
I Take This Woman1931Tom McNairMovie
Morocco1930Légionnaire Tom BrownMovie
Paramount on Parade1930Hunter (Dream Girl)Movie
The Spoilers1930Roy GlenisterMovie
The Texan1930Enrique, aka 'Quico,' The Llano KidMovie
A Man from Wyoming1930Jim BakerMovie
Only the Brave1930Capt. James BraydonMovie
Seven Days Leave1930Kenneth DowneyMovie
Galas de la Paramount1930Hunter - Episode 'Dream Girl'Movie
The Virginian1929The VirginianMovie
The Wolf Song1929Sam LashMovie
Betrayal1929Andre FreyMovie
Doomsday1928Arnold FurzeMovie
Lilac Time1928Capt. Philip BlytheMovie
The Legion of the Condemned1928Gale PriceMovie
Beau Sabreur1928Maj. Henri de BeaujolaisMovie
The First Kiss1928Mulligan TalbotMovie
The Shopworn Angel1928William TylerMovie
Half a Bride1928Capt. EdmundsMovie
It1927Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Wings1927Cadet WhiteMovie
Arizona Bound1927Dave SaulterMovie
Children of Divorce1927Edward D. 'Ted' LarrabeeMovie
The Last Outlaw1927Sheriff Buddy Hale (as Garry Cooper)Movie
Old Ironsides1926Seaman (uncredited)Movie
The Winning of Barbara Worth1926Abe LeeMovie
The Enchanted Hill1926Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
The Johnstown Flood1926Flood Survivor (uncredited)Movie
Watch Your Wife1926Bit part (uncredited)Movie
Bad Man's Bluff1926Bit part (uncredited)Movie
A Six Shootin' Romance1926Movie
Three Pals1926Car Driver Flirting with Betty (uncredited)Movie
Thundering Speed1926Bit part (uncredited)Movie
Lightnin' Flashes1926Short Film
Lightnin' Wins1926Tom HardingShort Film
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Roman Guard (uncredited)Movie
The Eagle1925Masked Cossack (uncredited)Movie
The Vanishing American1925Extra (uncredited)Movie
Dick Turpin1925Crowd Extra (uncredited)Movie
The Thundering Herd1925Buffalo Hunter (uncredited)Movie
North Star1925Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Riders of the Purple Sage1925Rider (uncredited)Movie
The Drug Store Cowboy1925Cowboy whose horse is being shod (uncredited)Movie
Tricks1925Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
Wild Horse Mesa1925Cowboy (uncredited)Movie
The Lucky Horseshoe1925Unknown-Doubtful (uncredited)Movie
The Trail Rider1925Rider (uncredited)Movie
Warrior Gap1925Bit part (uncredited)Movie
The Last Hour1923Extra (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (23)

wjerryzJun 16

Cooper was good in Sergeant York

aizamasJan 9, 2014

Estoy viendo varios films del oeste de Gary Cooper en ETB2 y son únicos e irrepetibles.

marta007Oct 6, 2013

Solo ante el peligro es mi película favorita, la he visto cien veces

karentatertotJan 16, 2013

okay so he for sure had his way with the ladies lol

billst29Jun 8, 2011

what a man what a talent what a great heart more men need to be like him

Sandra HApr 11, 2011

No wonder he dated so many women. He was taurus, I mean, the man with two horns

anonJan 18, 2011

As of this date, I will no longer be voting daily for Sandra Shaw.

debbie60435Jan 2, 2011

Who didn`t Gary date? That would have been a much shorter list, LOL. He was so good-looking and charismatic he definitely should be shared by all. I certainly would have dated him.

LITTLE KOJAKJun 18, 2010

`Coop` was heard to say `yup` a lot. That made him the first `yuppie`....yup.

Daisy PresbyApr 26, 2010

I am sure that Mr Cooper was Very Much In Love with his wife Sandra Shaw. I think that his problem was, he could not resist temptation. You could almost call him the Tiger Woods of our day.

DarrellApr 18, 2010

Did Gary really love his wife Sandra Shaw? With all the women he was with during their marriage I have to wonder?

Francis BurkeAug 22, 2009

Gary Cooper grew to really dislike Patricia Neal, during their brief encounter. Patricia was so very demanding, and Gary was still Very much in love with Sandra. Pat Neal was just a Gold Digger.

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