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Dominic Cooper

Dominic grew up in Greenwich, London, England. His mother, Julie (Heron), is a nursery school teacher and a keen theater-goer. His father, Brian Cooper, is an Auctioneer. They divorced when Dominic was age 5. His maternal great-grandfather was film enthusiast E.T. Heron, who published The Kinematograph Weekly. He has two older brothers, Nathan and Simon. He had a sister who died in a car accident when she was age 5, which happened before Dominic was born. He also has a half-sister from an extramarital affair by his father and a half-brother from his father's second marriage.He went to school in Kidbrooke, attending the Thomas Tallis School. He didn't know what to do afterwards and his girlfriend, at the time, suggested that he should apply to drama school. He did his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He performed in the end of year play 'Waiting For Godot' and this performance landed him the renowned agent Pippa Markham.He graduated in 2000 and started with a few minor roles in television and theater. In 2004, he landed a role at the National Theatre with 'The History Boys'. He originated the role of Dakin, as he was involved in the play from the very beginning. He played the role for two years on the stage and then, for the final time, in his breakthrough film role The History Boys (2006).

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Jun 2, 1978 In Greenwich, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Never Mind the Buzzcocks 1996-11-12
Latest Project:
Series Agent Carter 2015-01-06

1 win & 7 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Agent Carter
Poster of Sense & Sensibility
Poster of The Graham Norton Show
Poster of Band of Brothers
Agent Carter Howard Stark 2015-01-06
Fleming Ian Fleming 4 episodes, 2014 2014-01-29
Horne & Corden Unknown 2009
Chris Moyles Quiz Night Unknown 2009-03-22
Sense & Sensibility Willoughby 3 episodes, 2008 2008-03-30
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Band of Brothers Unknown 2001-09-09
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Unknown 1996-11-12