Gary Cooper, Best Actor 1941 & 1952: MovieMonday.com

1941: SERGEANT YORK

(Biography - NR)

Gary Cooper received his oscar for playing the deeply religious Tennessee farmer who became the famous American hero of World War One who captured 132 Germans.

1952: HIGH NOON

(Western - NR)

Cooper received his second Oscar for playing the small town sherrif who faces four killers alone. 


ABOUT GARY COOPER (1901 - 1961)

American leading man, from Montana, who's real name was Frank J. Cooper.

Gary Cooper won a special Academy Award in 1960 "for his many memorable screen performances and for the international recognition he, as an individual, has gained for the film industry".

In addition, Gary Cooper received nominations for:

MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (36)
THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES (42)
FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS (43)

More about Cooper.

His other credits include:

THE WINNING OF BARBARA WORTH
LILAC TIME
THE FIRST KISS
THE TEXAN
MOROCCO
FIGHTING CARAVANS
THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP
A FAREWELL TO ARMS
CITY STREETS
ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
OPERATOR THIRTEEN
LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER
NOW AND FOREVER
THE GNERAL DIED AT DAWN
THE PLAINSMAN
THE ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO
THE COWBOY AND THE LADY
BEAU GESTE
THE WESTERNER
NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE
MEET JOHN DOE
SARATOGA TRUNK
CLOAK AND DAGGER
GOOD SAM
TASK FORCE
DALLAS
YOU'RE IN THE NAVY NOW
BLOWING WILD
VERA CRUZ
THE COURT MARTIAL OF BILLY MITCHELL
TEN NORTH FREDERICK
THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE
THE NAKED EDGE

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