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Bradley Charles Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American actor and producer. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world, and has been nominated for several accolades, including four Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. His career began with a guest role in the television series Sex and the City in 1999. He first gained recognition as Will Tippin in the spy-action television show Alias and found his breakthrough in 2009 with The Hangover, a successful comedy that became a trilogy. He became one of the world's most accomplished actors after playing roles in such films as Limitless (2011), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013), and American Sniper (2014). In 2014, he portrayed Joseph Merrick in a Broadway revival of The Elephant Man, garnering a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2015.