Jean-Marc Vallée knows how to get the very best performances out of his cast.
His work with Reese Witherspoon on the excellent Wild garnered her a Best Actress nomination at the Oscars. 272 more words
Happy Birthday actor Chris Cooper
Born: July 9, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Married to: Marianne Leone (1983 – present) (1 child)
Said he was afraid of taking the role in American Beauty (1999); his wife convinced him to take the role of the repressed soldier. 233 more words
An investment banker, Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) loses his wife in tragic circumstances, an experience which leaves Davis unhinged and destructive. He is unable to grieve and his in-laws, Phil (Chris Cooper) and Margot (Polly Draper), are appalled by his alarming behaviour. 597 more words