Oliver Cooper

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Oliver Cooper
Born Oliver J Cooper
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present

Oliver Cooper is an American actor. He began his career acting in video shorts in 2010, and is mainly known for his roles in Project X and Californication.

Early life[edit]

Cooper was born in Sylvania Township, Lucas County, Ohio, where he attended Sylvania Northview High School. He grew up with his parents, Wendy and Mike, and two older siblings, a brother and a sister. At age seventeen, Cooper performed stand up comedy in Toledo. After high school he attended Arizona State University for one year. He then dropped out of college to pursue his acting career in Los Angeles.[1]

Career[edit]

At 20, Cooper was offered one of the lead roles in the film Project X. He, Thomas Mann and Jonathan Daniel Brown were three unknown actors when cast in the film. However, Mann had a role in the indie film It's Kind of a Funny Story. Cooper got the audition because of his friend, Shaun Weiss.[2] In addition, for his role in Project X, he was nominated for two MTV awards. Cooper did not win these awards.[3]

In 2013, he appeared in the film Runner, Runner.

Personal life[edit]

Cooper's inspirations are Bill Murray, Robin Williams and John Goodman.[citation needed] Cooper lived with his aunt, four dogs, and three cousins.[2][3] He now lives in Pasadena, Ca.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role
2010 Weekend Dad (Short) Rex
2011 Rick White (Short) Rick
2012 Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen (Short) Dusty/Steve
2012 Project X Costa
2013 The Hangover Part III Pharmacy Assistant
2013 Runner, Runner Andrew Cronin
2013 Four Dogs Oliver
2014 Burying the Ex

Television[edit]

Year Series Role
2014 Californication Levon
2014 Red Oaks Wheeler

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Work Result
2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Project X Nominated
2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Villain Project X Nominated

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