|Born||Oliver J Cooper
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Oliver Cooper is an American actor. He began his career acting in video shorts in 2010, and has become known for his role in Project X.
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.
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. In addition, for his role in Project X, he was nominated for two MTV awards. Cooper did not win these awards.
After Project X's production, Cooper was offered a role in the film Grown Ups 2. However, he could not accept due to some scheduling problems. In 2013, he appeared in the film Runner, Runner.
|2010||Weekend Dad (Short)||Rex|
|2011||Rick White (Short)||Rick|
|2012||Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen (Short)||Dusty/Steve|
|2013||The Hangover Part III||Pharmacy Assistant|
|2013||Runner, Runner||Andrew Cronin|
|2013||Four Dogs (Post Production)||Oliver|
Awards and nominations
|2012||MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance||Project X||Nominated|
|2012||MTV Movie Award for Best Villain||Project X||Nominated|
- Baird, Kirk (2012-03-02). "Sylvania Twp.'s Oliver Cooper takes the Hollywood plunge in 'Project X'=". Toledo Blade.
- Tongpituk, Rita (2012-02-23). "Oliver Cooper- a rising star in Warner Bros. 'Project X' comedy".
- Vary, Adam B. (2012-05-15). "'Project X' star Oliver Cooper joins Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake in 'Runner Runner' -- EXCLUSIVE".