Dominic Cooper is an English actor. He has appeared in many films and television series, including My Week with Marilyn, An Education, Captain America: The First Avenger, Agent Carter, Preacher and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. At school, he was passionate about drama and decided on a career as an actor early on. After completing his A-Levels at Dulwich College, he went on to study at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Dominic’s first major acting role came in the 2001 film, From Hell, in which he played the young inspector Abberline.
He then went on to have supporting roles in a number of films including The History Boys (2006), Stardust (2007) and Mamma Mia! (2008). In 2010, Dominic starred as the young Ian Fleming in the biopic, My Week with Marilyn. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Dominic’s performance earned him nominations for both a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. Explore all about, Dominic Cooper’s Brothers: Who Are Simon and Nathan?
Dominic Cooper Age
Dominic Cooper is 44 years old, as of 2022. He was born on 2 June 1978 in Greenwich, London, England, to Julia (née Palmer), a nursery school teacher, and Brian Cooper, an auctioneer. His great-grandfather Albert Frederick Arthur George was the younger brother of King George VI and also served as the acting Governor-General of Australia from 1945 to 1947.
Dominic Cooper’s Brothers
Dominic Cooper has two brothers, Simon and Nathan, a musician in the band The Modern, which is a British electropop band. They are currently signed to Ninth Wave Records in the United States and EQ Music in Asia. The band consists of vocalist Emma Cooke, with Nathan Cooper and Chi Tudor-Hart on vocals and synthesizers.
The band changed their name from Dirty Blonde to The Modern in 2003, and then on to Matinee Club in September 2006, before reverting to The Modern in November 2008.
Dominic Cooper Siblings
Moreover, Dominic Cooper has a half-brother, James, and a half-sister, Emma. His maternal great-grandfather was film-enthusiast E. T. Heron, who published The Kinematograph Weekly.
Dominic attended John Ball Primary School in Blackheath, London, followed by Thomas Tallis School in nearby Kidbrooke, then trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in acting and film editing, graduating in 2000.