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Scot Cooper

Actor

Personal Info

  • Date Of Birth: June 22, 1981
  • Gender: Male
  • Residence: East London South Africa
  • Height: 1.83 m
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Biography

Scot Cooper is a blue eyed South African born actor of film, TV, & stage. A leading man, versatile, dynamic, and of English, Welsh, Swedish, & German descent. Represented in Cape Town and Los Angeles, he has trained under world renowned Meisner teacher William Esper at the Esper Studio in New York, and under acclaimed South African actress Aletta Bezuidenhout.Scot has worked alongside actors such as Olga Kurylenko, James Purefoy, Rupert Friend, and Gabriel Macht. He co-starred in the finale of Homeland, season 4. He had a pivotal supporting role in the film The World Unseen which premiered at TIFF, and went on to win 23 awards worldwide. Scot was the lead in the South African feature Reconnect, guest starred in the hugely popular BBC series Jamillah and Aladdin, and can be seen starring in the highly anticipated South African feature film Girl from Nowhere which has the approval of Whiplash and Nightcrawler executive producer David Lancaster.In 2013 Scot won Best Actor at the Cape Town 48hr Film Festival, with the film Five Minutes Till Noon which went on to win awards at Filmapalooza in New Orleans. Scot also won Best Actor at the 2015 Cape Town 48hr Film Festival.A passion for film, and also theatre where he has received critical praise for his performance as Mr Darcy in Pride And Prejudice, the acclaimed American play Tape by Stephen Belber, and his one man play Henry and the Sand in 2015.Scot Cooper has also appeared in over 60 TV commercials, which have aired in countries such as the USA, France, Russia, Canada, Germany, Ireland and many others.

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