Biography

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Cooper grew up focusing primarily on competitive swimming. He received his MFA in Dramatic Performance from the Univ. of Cincinatti College Conservatory of Music (CCM) and then went on for further study at the Welsh College of Music and Drama (Welsh National Conservatoire) in Cardiff, Wales where he was honored as a President's Scholar. He was also honored at the British National Student Drama Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his one man multi-character show "Life on the Absolute Edge". He made his feature film debut in the independent film "Existo" and his Los Angeles theater debut in Arthur Miller's "After The Fall" at The Fountain Theatre for which he won Best Supporting Actor. He now resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife and family. - IMDb Mini Biography

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Cooper grew up focusing primarily on competitive swimming. He received his MFA in Dramatic Performance from the Univ. of Cincinatti College Conservatory of Music (CCM) and then went on for further study at the Welsh College of Music and Drama (Welsh National Conservatoire) in Cardiff, Wales where he was honored as a President's Scholar. He was also honored at the British National Student Drama Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his one man multi-character show "Life on the Absolute Edge". He made his feature film debut in the independent film "Existo" and his Los Angeles theater debut in Arthur Miller's "After The Fall" at The Fountain Theatre for which he won Best Supporting Actor. He now resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife and family. - IMDb Mini Biography

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 15

Birthday -

Place of Birth Nashville - Tennessee - USA

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Also Known As

  • Ray Thornton
  • Ray Cooper Thornton
  • Cooper Thorton

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 El Camino Christmas as Stan the Weatherman
2016 Sully as Jim Whitaker
2014 Gone Girl as Doctor
2014 NCIS: New Orleans (1 episode) as Captain Stark
2011 Red State as Plastic Wrap Man
2011 I Am Number Four as Sarah's Dad
2010 Jeffie Was Here as Minister Thompkins
2009 Parks and Recreation (1 episode) as Dr. Harris
2008 Changeling as Prison Guard
2006 Brothers and Sisters (1 episode) as Felix Newsome
2006 Hannah Montana (1 episode) as Mr. Picker
2005 The Ring Two as Father of Emily
2004 House (1 episode) as John
2001 Scrubs (1 episode) as Tommy Tanner
2000 Going Home as Ray

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