• Chris  Cooper

    Chris Cooper

    Born on July 9th, 1951

    From Kansas City, Missouri

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August: Osage County Poster

August: Osage County

The death and funeral of their father brings three sisters to the home of their mother, Violet (Meryl Streep), an acid-tongued, pill-popping cancer patient. Daughters Barbara (Julia Roberts), Karen (Juliette Lewis) and Ivy (Julianne Nicholson) -- along with their significant others and various other kin -- take the full brunt of their dysfunctional matriarch's venom, for Violet tells every one of them exactly what she thinks of them. Based on the play by Tracy Letts.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Capote Poster

Capote

Reading of the murder of a Kansas family, New York City novelist Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) decides to cover the story himself, and travels to the small town with his childhood friend, aspiring novelist Harper Lee (Catherine Keener). When Perry Smith (Clifton Collins Jr.) and Dick Hickock (Mark Pellegrino) are arrested and charged, Capote forms an emotional bond with Smith during his jailhouse interviews despite the young criminal's apparent guilt.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Seabiscuit Poster

Seabiscuit

In the midst of the Great Depression, a businessman (Jeff Bridges) coping with the tragic death of his son, a jockey with a history of brutal injuries (Tobey Maguire) and a down-and-out horse trainer (Chris Cooper) team up to help Seabiscuit, a temperamental, undersized racehorse. At first the horse struggles to win, but eventually Seabiscuit becomes one of the most successful thoroughbreds of all time, and inspires a nation at a time when it needs it most.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture