From 'Alias' to 'The Hangover' to sexiest man alive
By Geoff Berkshire, Metromix
It didn't take long for Bradley Cooper to carve out a place on Hollywood's A-list. After graduating from New York's Actors Studio Drama School in 2000, he landed consistent work in film and television, supporting and lead roles. Cooper's profile kept growing until 2009's comedy behemoth "The Hangover" made him a star.
And 2011 was his biggest year yet: reuniting with the wolfpack for "The Hangover Part II" [pictured], starring in the sleeper hit "Limitless" and being named People's Sexiest Man Alive (because after the double flops of "Green Lantern" and "The Change-Up," Ryan Reynolds is so 2010).
Take a look back at Cooper's fast rise to fame.
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