01:07 AM EDT 04/25/2015
Originally posted 11/12/2014 05:00PM
Bradley Cooper doesn't hold back when committing to a role.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 10:00AM
While Bradley Cooper was able to bulk up for his turn in director Clint Eastwood's American Sniper, his real challenge was taking on the intensity and emotion of his character.
Originally posted 01/15/2015 01:35PM
Thursday's Oscar nominations consisted almost exclusively of familiar faces from the film world. Before several of these actors broke out on the big screen, though, they found their way into the spotlight on television.
Among these class acts is a comic actress–turned–serious dramatist who's actually a reality veteran, a sharp-tongued supporting actor whose first recurring gig was on an NSFW HBO series and a threepeat nominee who learned his craft from asking other Oscar go-to guys for their advice – over and over again.
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Originally posted 01/14/2015 12:35PM
Taya Kyle reveals how American Sniper "brought her husband back to life" and why she trusted Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper. Subscribe now to get instant access to the real story behind Chris Kyle, in this issue of PEOPLE.
Originally posted 01/06/2015 12:05PM
[YOUTUBE "R1dW8M4EqYY"] Bradley Cooper has been hiding a secret talent!
On Monday, the two-time Oscar nominee – rocking a truly questionable hat-wig combination – revealed to Jimmy Fallon that he plays guitar.
Originally posted 12/11/2014 12:35PM
The start of awards season can feel like Groundhog Day.
Originally posted 12/10/2014 02:30PM
Awards season, and all the entertaining prognosticating and hubbub that go with it, properly began Wednesday with the announcement of the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations.
Originally posted 12/08/2014 07:40AM
2014 was supposed to be the year of the Chrises, but nobody told Bradley Cooper.
Originally posted 12/02/2014 02:05PM
Bradley Cooper's buff bod is all natural.
Originally posted 11/03/2014 03:00PM
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