Gary Cooper

May 7, 1901
Helena, Montana, USA

Bio: Once considered becoming a political cartoonist. His father was a Montana State Supreme Court Justice. Took the first name Gary at the suggestion of his agent, Nan Collins, who grew up in Gary, IN. Started his film career as a cowboy extra in silent Westerns. U.S. Treasury Department claimed he was the highest paid American in 1939.  Was WWI hero… More


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