Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper's father, Charles, has died, People reports. He was 71.

The elder Cooper, who was a stockbroker with Merrill Lynch, died Saturday after a long illness.

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Bradley Cooper's girlfriend, Renee Zellweger, pulled out of Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, where she was scheduled to present, to be with him.

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Besides his actor son, Charles Cooper is survived by his wife, Gloria; a daughter, Holly; and his sister Nancy Peacock.

An e-mail to Cooper's rep was not immediately returned.