The Hangover was a commercial success and finished as among the highest-grossing R-rated films in the United States. He then starred in the comedy Brother's Justice and as the fictional character Templeton "Faceman" Peck in the feature film version of The A-Team alongside Liam Neeson, Quinton Jackson, and Sharlto Copley.
though the critic for Time complimented him: "Cooper gives a knowing performance: he's both the peacock and the parody of one.
He's blessed with good looks and fantastic timing, the kind that makes every line funnier, even the small asides." The year 2012 saw Cooper star in four films—The Words, Hit and Run, The Place Beyond the Pines, and Silver Linings Playbook.
Bradley Charles Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American actor.
He was one of the world's highest-paid actors for three years, and has been nominated for various accolades, including four Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
His career began with a guest role in the television series Sex and the City in 1999 and his film debut came two years later in Wet Hot American Summer.
He first gained recognition as Will Tippin in the spy-action television show Alias (2001–2006), and achieved minor success with a supporting part in the comedy film Wedding Crashers (2005).
Cooper's cinematic debut came in the ensemble comedy Wet Hot American Summer (2001), a film that takes place at a fictional summer camp in 1981.
He plays Ben, a counselor and the love interest of Michael Ian Black's character.
He found greater success with the romantic comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012), the black comedy crime film American Hustle (2013), and the biopic American Sniper (2014).
For his work in these films, Cooper was nominated for Academy Awards—two Best Actor, one Best Supporting Actor, and one Best Picture.
Cooper became the tenth actor to receive an Academy Award nomination in three consecutive years.