Synopsis by Karla Baker
This hour long profile of Gary Cooper, one of Hollywood's most beloved stars was originally aired on A&E's Biography in 1998. It is narrated by Cooper's only child,Maria Cooper Janis, and highlights a great acting career that included over 100 movies. Cooper is best remembered for portraying strong silent heros. He received two Academy Awards during his life. Scenes from A Farewell to Arms, Pride of the Yankees, and High Noon are included here along with interviews with George C. Scott, Charlton Heston, and Patricia Neal.