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Chris Cooper
  • Birth Name: Christopher W. Cooper
  • Birth Place: Kansas City, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/09/1951, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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10 Things We Learned About Amy Poehler from Her Memoir Yes Please

Amy Poehler devotes a substantial amount of ink in her new memoir Yes Please to telling readers that she "had no business" writing a book in the first place. With a schedule that includes 12-hour days on her sitcom Parks and Recreation, as well as raising two boys under 6, Poehler makes no secret of what a tedious process it was to complete Yes Please. Fortunately, the final product is much easier to consume than it apparently was to produce.

But while there aren't any jaw-dropping revelations per se, Yes Please includes plenty of new information about Poehler that even die-hard fans probably didn't know. Here are the most interesting tidbits we learned about the comedienne:

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VIDEO: Charlie Rose (December 4, 2002)

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Charlie Rose (December 4, 2002)
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President Of The Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Jessica Mathews Sizes Up The Nuclear Weapons Inspection Team In Iraq So Far. Then, Actors Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep And Nicolas Cage Discuss Their New Movie, Adaptation. Finally, An Interview With Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard On His Latest Book, A Collection Of Short Stories Called When The Women Come Out To Dance. watch

VIDEO: Charlie Rose (July 21, 2003)

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A Discussion Of The Story Of The Racehorse Seabiscuit Told Through The Book And The Movie. The Film'S Director, Gary Ross, And Actors Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, And Gary Stevens Talk About Their Work On The Film. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie, Actor - Norman Osborn
2013 August Movie, Actor - Charles Aiken
2013 The Company You Keep Movie, Actor - Daniel Sloan
2011 The Muppets Movie Movie, Actor
2011 The Muppets Movie, Actor - Tex Richman

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HBO Not Moving Forward with The Corrections

The Corrections is incorrect for HBO.

The network will not be bringing the star-studded adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's book to life, reports.

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Ewan McGregor Joins HBO's The Corrections

Ewan McGregor is heading to the small screen.

The actor has joined the cast of the HBO drama pilot The Corrections, Deadline reports.

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McGregor joins ...
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Jack Black & Zach Galifianakis Join Cast of Disney's Muppets Movie

Jack Black and Zach Galifianakis have signed on to appear in Disney's Muppets movie, reports TheWrap.

Besides Black and Galifianakis, Billy Crystal, Jean-Claude Van Damme and ... read more

I recently rented Adaptation. ...

Question: I recently rented Adaptation. and want know whether the story is fictional or based on actual events in Charlie Kaufman's life? Did he truly have a twin brother who died?Answer: Adaptation. (2002) is based on Susan Orlean's nonfiction book The Orchid Thief, which revolves around the 1994 arrest of 36-year-old John Laroche (played in the film by Chris Cooper) for poaching a rare orchid plant from an Everglades nature preserve called the Fakahatchee Strand, but digresses frequently into considerations that range from Florida land speculation to the peculiar biology of orchids. While the screenplay is credited to Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman read more

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