|Born||Emrhys Matthew Cooper
Totnes, Devon, England, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Actor, Dancer, Singer|
Emrhys Cooper (Born February 14, 1985)  is a British actor, singer and dancer, currently, the male lead role in the Emmy nominated Stylehaul Drama Series Vanity (2015) in which he stars alongside Denise Richards and Karrueche Tran.
He has appeared in films such as Mamma Mia (2008), Stephen Fry’s period drama Bright Young Things (2003), the romantic comedy Walk a Mile in My Pradas (2011), the award winning indie drama Till We Meet Again (2016) and the Sci-fi drama Altered Perception (2016).
Early life, family and education
Growing up, Cooper spent his free time training in dance, singing and acting. He started working professionally at the age of 12. He appeared in several UK TV shows and commercials.
He earned a scholarship to The Central School of Ballet, where he studied from the ages of 16-18. He then changed course and attended the prestigious Laine Theatre Arts School to pursue a career in musical theatre.
He graduated with honours at the age of 19.
2005 - 2014
In addition to appearing in West End musicals, Cooper also worked as a dancer with many of the worlds biggest recording artists including Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Pussycat Dolls and the Sugababes, (in the video for "Push the Button") as the Geeky Guy directed by Matthew Rolston. Whilst dancing, Cooper appeared on TV shows such as X Factor, Americas Got Talent, Stars in their Eyes and the MTV European Music Awards.
In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles where he quickly started working on many of the USA's biggest shows including Desperate Housewives, CSI:NY, Touch and Blackish. His biggest role on prime time network TV came when he was cast on the hit TV series Person of Interest playing MI6 spy Young Greer. The elder John Greer is portrayed by the British actor John Nolan (cousin of Christopher Nolan).
In 2013, Cooper was cast as the lead role in the Bhutanese feature film Kushuthara - Pattern of Love, filmed in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Cooper is the first ever Western actor to star in a Bhutanese film. 'Kushuthara' went on to garner wins at international film festivals  and Cooper was awarded outstanding performance from a leading actor in the IndieFest film festival.
Notable US stage work includes the Dream It  Productions critically acclaimed production of Entertaining Mr Sloan. Cooper won several awards for his portrayal of "Sloan" including being voted “Person to Watch" by Broadway World.
2015 - present
Cooper landed the lead role in the remake of the classic silent horror film Nosferatu, playing the lead role of Thomas Hutter.
In 2013, Cooper co-wrote and released his debut single "Hypnotized" through Inspire U records. The song played on many of the UK's major stations. The song can be heard in the feature film Kushuthara: Pattern of Love.
In February 2016, whilst shooting The Temple  in Bhutan, Cooper visited the Neyphug (Heyphug) Monastery & School for orphaned and underprivileged boys. The site had been severely hit by an earthquake. Neyphug is a charitable organization that supports a monk community with a 450-year Buddhist history in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Cooper was so moved by this experience he created a short documentary and GoFundMe campaign to help restore the monastery to its original glory.
Cooper also created a public service announcement after losing his song writing partner, Elaine Macaluso, to urethral cancer. He supports Urology Care Foundation, hoping to build awareness and urge people to get regular health check ups.
|2003||Bright Young Things||Ambrose|
|2005||Coronation Street: Pantomime||James|
|2006||Coronation Street||James||Guest, 1 episode|
|2008||Mistresses||Jake Guliford||Guest, 4 episodes.|
|2008||I'd Do Anything||Himself||Performer, 5 episodes|
|2008||America's Got Talent||Himself||Dance, 9 episodes|
|2008||The X Factor||Himself||Dancer|
|2008||CSI: NY||Vincent Wright||Guest, "The Cost of Living episode.
Credited as "Emrhys Matthew Cooper"
|2012||Desperate Housewives||Richard||Who Can Say What's True? episode|
|2014||Person of Interest||young John Greer||"The Cold War" episode|
|2010||Walk a Mile in My Pradas||Michael||Also credited as "executive producer"|
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