Bradley Charles Cooper (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 5, 1975) became famous for his role in the raunchy The Hangover (2009) and its sequels directed by Todd Phillips, he played supporting roles in Wedding Crashers (2005), Failure to Launch (2006) and He’s Just Not That Into You (2009). He starred in Limitless (2011) with Robert De Niro, in The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) with Ryan Gosling, The Words (2012) with Zoe Saldana. David O. Russell cast him in Silver Linings Playbook (2013), American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015) opposite Jennifer Lawrence. He starred in American Sniper (2014) directed by Clint Eastwood, Aloha (2015) by Cameron Crowe and Burnt (2015) by John Wells. He made his directing debut in the fourth remake of A Star is Born (2018) co-starring with Lady Gaga.