Dominic Cooper was born on June 2, 1978, in Greenwich, England. His parents separated when he was only 5 years of age and he lost his sister in his childhood. He studied at Thomas Tallis School. In 2000, Dominic Cooper completed his graduation from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
After a role in Anazapta in 2001, Dominic Cooper acted in the movie From Hell (2001) and in the show Band of Brothers. His name was spread far and wide with his stint in the show The History Boys where the played the character of Dakin. After acting from 2004 to 2006 on this show, Dominic Cooper landed a different works in radio, plays and movies.
In 2008, he played the role of Willoughby in the small series Sense and Sensibility. The same year, he acted in the movies The Escapist and Mamma Mia. Among his other projects in 2008 are The Duchess, An Education and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.
Why is he famous?
Dominic Cooper is famous as a rising actor who has appeared in a number of hit shows like Sense And Sensibility and in movies like Mamma Mia!
Here is one of his famous quotes:
"Grief jumps out at you when you're least expecting it."
- Dominic Cooper, on losing his stepfather.