Tommy Cooper Movies List

Tommy Cooper
Tommy Cooper
19-03-1921
Caerphilly, South Wales
4
And the Same to You

Actor Tommy Cooper Filmography

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      It's Your Move
      It's Your Move ( English )
      Director: Eric Sykes
      Music Director: Alan Braden
      Release date: 20-01-1969
      The Plank
      The Plank ( English )
      Artist: Tommy Cooper , Eric Sykes , Jimmy Edwards , Roy Castle , Graham Stark
      Director: Eric Sykes
      Release date: 09-06-1967
      The Cool Mikado
      The Cool Mikado ( English )
      Artist: Frankie Howerd , Stubby Kaye , Mike Winters , Bernie Winters , Tommy Cooper
      Director: Michael Winner
      Release date: 07-01-1963
      And the Same to You
      And the Same to You ( English )
      Artist: Brian Rix , William Hartnell , Tommy Cooper , Vera Day , Sid James
      Director: George Pollock
      Music Director: Philip Green
      Release date: 01-02-1960
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          Tommy Cooper Biography

          Born in Caerphilly, South Wales, at 19 Llwyn Onn Street, Trecenydd, Cooper was delivered by the woman who owned the house in which the family was lodging. His parents were Welsh-born army recruiting sergeant father Thomas H. (Tom) Cooper, and his English-born wife Gertrude (née Gertrude C. Wright) from Crediton, Devon. In light of the heavily polluted air and the offer of a job for his father, the family moved to Exeter, Devon, when Cooper was three and gained the West Country accent that was part of his act. The family lived in the back of Haven Banks, where Cooper attended Mount Radford School for Boys, and helped his parents run their ice cream van, which attended fairs on the weekend. At the age of eight an aunt bought Cooper a magic set and he spent hours perfecting the tricks. Magic ran in his family—his brother David (born 1930) opened a magic shop in the 1960s in Slough High Street (then Buckinghamshire now Berkshire) called D. & Z. Cooper's Magic Shop. On 15 April 1984, Cooper collapsed and soon after died from a heart attack in front of millions of television viewers, midway through his act on the London Weekend Television variety show Live From Her Majesty's, transmitted live from Her Majesty's Theatre. His stage persona required that his act intentionally went wrong for comic purposes, leading to some initial uncertainty about whether this collapse was real.

          Popular Co-Stars of Tommy Cooper

          Eric Sykes
          7 Movies
          John Junkin
          3 Movies
          Terry Nation
          2 Movies
          Michael Winner
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          Jimmy Edwards
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