DOMINIC COOPER is one of the most exciting talents in the industry. Upon
completion of his professional training at the London Academy of Music and
Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Dominic landed a role in Mother Clap's Molly House at the
National Theatre under resident director Nicholas Hytner. He then starred in the
Royal Shakespeare Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream, followed by His Dark
Materials and The History Boys, for which Dominic garnered wide critical
acclaim. The latter production received three Olivier Awards and six Tony
Awards. The History Boys was also adapted into an acclaimed feature film with
the original cast intact. Dominic recently starred on stage as Hippolytus in the
production of Jean Racine's PhĂ¨dre, alongside Dame Helen Mirren.
On the big screen Dominic was most recently seen in Lone Scherfig's Academy
Award and BAFTA-nominated An Education, and he will next be seen in Lee
Tamahori's taut action drama The Devil's Double. In the film, about the life of
Latif Yahia, Dominic is cast in the challenging dual roles of Latif Yahia and
Dominic's other movie credits include the worldwide box-office sensation Mamma
Mia!; Saul Dibb's period drama The Duchess opposite Keira Knightley; prison
escape thriller The Escapist; Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, adapted by John
from the best-selling short stories of David Foster Wallace; the Tom
Hanks-produced Starter for Ten; Boudica; I'll Be There; and the Hughes Brothers'
Dominic has also produced a number of acclaimed performances for television,
including the BBC2 drama Freefall; John Alexander's BBC adaptation of Sense &
Sensibility as Willoughby; and God on Trial. Dominic has also starred in Down to
Earth, Sparkling Cyanide, The Gentleman Thief, Davison's Eyes, and Steven
Spielberg's acclaimed Band of Brothers.
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