In the television series Alias (2001–06), Cooper achieved some success for the role of Will Tippin, a local reporter for a newspaper and the best friend of Jennifer Garner's character, Sydney Bristow. Garner was one of the first people he met in Los Angeles and was, in Cooper's words, "very maternal . . . She wanted to take care of me, make sure I was okay all the time. " He acted in the 2002 psychological thriller Changing Lanes. The scenes in which he appeared were edited out of the final cut of the film, but are featured on the film's DVD and Blu-ray releases. Also in 2002, he played a man involved in a love triangle in the romantic drama Bending All the Rules. He guest-starred in the short-lived TV series Miss Match and played the role of cowboy and race horse trainer Morgan Murphy in the television film The Last Cowboy, which aired on the Hallmark Channel in January 2003. He later appeared in the television film I Want to Marry Ryan Banks (2004) with Jason Priestley and as a regular guest star in the WB series Jack & Bobby (2004–05).
Time magazine has released its 2015 list of 100 most influential people in the world with Bradley among other artists on the list. The issue will hit the newsstands on April 27. Read what Oliver Platt has to say about Bradley in the magazine below and watch Bradley’s interview during the photoshoot for the cover shot. I have added both the cover and the portrait from the shoot to the gallery.
One of the highest-paid actors in the world, Cooper has also been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards . Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. Other honors include International Man of the Year by GQ and Sexiest Man Alive by People (both in 2011).
Cooper garnered consecutive Oscar nominations from 2013 to 2015 for his roles in the romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook (2012), the comedy-drama American Hustle (2013), and the biographical war drama American Sniper (2014). For producing American Sniper, Cooper also received an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination. For starring in the 2014 Broadway revival of the play The Elephant Man, Cooper garnered a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play nomination.