Who is Cooper Andrews?
Cooper Andrews is an American actor, stunt co-ordinator, boom operator, director and producer, who achieved stardom with the part of Jerry in the cult TV horror drama series “The Walking Dead” (2016-2019), and as Mack in the action crime-drama film “Den of Thieves” (2018), among other roles which he has secured so far in his career.
Cooper Andrews Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Cooper Andrews was born on the 10th March 1985, in Smithtown, Long Island, New York USA.
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He is of Samoan descent from his father’s side, and Ashkenazi Jewish through his mother, but spent his childhood with his mother, and has never met his biological father – his mother was a part of the Peace Corps when she met Cooper’s father. Living with his mother and younger sister, Cooper was raised as Jewish, and lived in Atlanta for the better part of his formative years, matriculating from Dunwoody High School.
Cooper’s career started in the mid- 2000s, and he developed all aspects of his career simultaneously.
One of his first jobs in Hollywood was as a boom operator, starting with the film “My Christmas Soldier”, since when he has worked as a boom operator on several films and TV series, which include “Three Can Play That Game” from 2007, then the TV series “The Game” (2011), and another series, “Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell” (2013), among numerous other projects. However, it was his acting career that made him famous, which also began in the mid- 2000s.
He had a few minor roles in such films as “Death of Seasons” (2006), and “Golgotha” (2008), however, it was in 2014 that he secured his first recurring role.
Rise to Prominence
Cooper was selected for the part of Yo-Yo Engberk in the TV drama series “Halt and Catch Fire” (2014-2016), then in 2016 he secured his most prominent role so far, as Jerry in the TV horror drama series “The Walking Dead” (2016-2019). The show has become a classic, and thanks to the success of the series, Cooper became a star.
Since then, he has continued quite successfully, with roles in blockbusters including the action film “Den of Thieves” (2018), then “Darlin’” in 2019, and Marvel’s film “Shazam!” (2019). To speak further of his success, Cooper directed the short film “The Promotion” (2011), and is now working on his second short film “Going Up”, scheduled for release late in 2019.
A Stunt Coordinator
Cooper has been successful as stunt co-ordinator and fight choreographer too; he started with the short film “Faceless” in 2008, and then worked on such films as “The Legend of Zelda: The Hero of Time” (2009), “The Little Death” (2010), and “Assassinmas XVII” (2015), among other projects.
Cooper Andrews Net Worth
Since launching his career, Cooper has proved his talents in various areas of the entertainment industry, and his success has increased his wealth to a large degree. So, have you ever wondered how rich Cooper Andrews is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, Cooper’s net worth is estimated at $1.4 million, which is quite decent don’t you think?
Cooper Andrews Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children
What do you know about the personal life of this prominent actor? Well, Cooper isn’t one of those celebrities that tend to share all the information about their personal life.
However, when you are as popular as he is, it gets hard to keep the information all to yourself. As a result, we have discovered some facts about this successful actor; Cooper is married to Abin Shim – the two married in 2019, after six years of relationship; the wedding ceremony was held in couple’s backyard, officiated by Cooper’s colleague and friend Khary Payton.
Cooper Andrews Social Media Presence
Since launching his career, Cooper has built a decent fan base on social media platforms, especially on Instagram on which he has shared his most recent career endeavors, but also events from his personal life, such as time spent in hospital, among numerous other posts. Cooper is also popular on Twitter, and has used his popularity to promote his recent career endeavors. You can find him on Facebook as well, on which he has around 5,000 loyal fans.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actor, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages and see what he is up to next, both personally and professionally.
Cooper Andrews Height and Weight
Cooper is known for his one-of-a-kind appearance; he is one of very few Samoan Jews, and his mixed ancestry has also contributed to his fame. He is also a tall man and a bit overweight – Cooper stands at 6ft 1in, which is equal to 1.85m, while he weighs approximately 308lbs or 139kgs.