How Much Do You Know About Gary Cooper?

Authentic and understated actor Gray Cooper was known for his nuanced and powerful performances. Think you know all about Mr. Cooper? Take this quiz and find out!
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What state was Gary Cooper born in?
New York
Wyoming
Montana
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What was Cooper's first summer job?
A tour guide at Yellowstone National Park
Drawing comics for the local paper
Working at a local pharmacy
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What was the name of Cooper's first film?
The Thundering Herd
The Johnstown Flood
The Eagle
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What year did Cooper move to Los Angeles?
1924
1925
1921
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What genre of movie did Cooper star in early on?
Western
Thriller
Romance
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What was the name of Cooper's first non-silent film?
The First Kiss
The Virginian
Arizona Bound
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True or false: Gary Cooper was a highly skilled big game hunter, often taking trips to Africa.
True
False
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How much did Cooper earn per week in 1932?
$2,000
$4,000
$1,000
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In what film did Cooper star with Marlene Dietrich?
Desire
The Wedding Night
A Farewell to Arms
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For what film did Cooper receive his first Academy Award nomination?
Mr. Deeds
Now and Forever
Operator 13
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Who did Gary Cooper marry in 1933?
Veronica Balfe
Bette Davis
Marlene Dietrich
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What year did Cooper tragically pass away?
1960
1961
1955
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1
What state was Gary Cooper born in?
New York
Wyoming
Montana
2
What was Cooper's first summer job?
A tour guide at Yellowstone National Park
Drawing comics for the local paper
Working at a local pharmacy
3
What was the name of Cooper's first film?
The Thundering Herd
The Johnstown Flood
The Eagle
4
What year did Cooper move to Los Angeles?
1924
1925
1921
5
What genre of movie did Cooper star in early on?
Western
Thriller
Romance
6
What was the name of Cooper's first non-silent film?
The First Kiss
The Virginian
Arizona Bound
7
True or false: Gary Cooper was a highly skilled big game hunter, often taking trips to Africa.
True
False
8
How much did Cooper earn per week in 1932?
$2,000
$4,000
$1,000
9
In what film did Cooper star with Marlene Dietrich?
Desire
The Wedding Night
A Farewell to Arms
10
For what film did Cooper receive his first Academy Award nomination?
Mr. Deeds
Now and Forever
Operator 13
11
Who did Gary Cooper marry in 1933?
Veronica Balfe
Bette Davis
Marlene Dietrich
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What year did Cooper tragically pass away?
1960
1961
1955