Bradley Cooper is an American actor who first gained recognition in the television series Alias. He later appeared in supporting roles in Wedding Crashers, Yes Man, and He's Just Not That into You. He achieved fame with his roles in The Hangover, The A Team,Limitless, and most recently, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustlewhich earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
In recent news, in May 2013 it was announced that Cooper is to star in the film American Sniper, about U.S. sniper Chris Kyle, which was originally to be directed by Steven Spielberg, but was later replaced by Clint Eastwood. On August 30, 2013 it was announced on Marvel Comics website that Cooper will be providing the voice of Rocket Raccoon in the Marvel Studios Film, Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, he starred with Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams in a still-untitled film project directed by Cameron Crowe, which also featured Bill Murray and John Krasinski.