Chuck Cooper

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Birthday
8, 1954
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace
Ohio

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For his portrayal of Memphis in the Broadway musical The Life, he won a Tony Award. His other notable New York stage credits include Thomas in Amazing Grace, Billy Flynn in Chicago, and The Bus/The Dryer in Caroline, or Change. Also a television actor, he played recurring roles on House of Cards and 100 Centre Street.

Before Fame

He debuted on Broadway as the character Brother Boxer in the 1983 production of Amen Corner.

Trivia

He was featured in the 2010 premiere of the musical Seven Scenes from Hamlet.

Family Life

His daughter, Lilli, appeared on Broadway in Spring Awakening and went on to perform in a national tour production of Wicked. In 2009, he married playwright Deborah Brevoort.

Associated With

He appeared with Tea Leoni in a 2015 episode of the television series Madam Secretary.

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