Full proof of my shallowness: I’ve always thought British actor Dominic Cooper is a cutie, but he’s always read as short to me. I’m 5’11”, SO IT MATTERS. But I recently looked him up, and discovered he’s actually 5’10”, which suddenly makes him viable, even if that’s not a fall-over-and-faint height. At least I admit my limitations?
Let’s enjoy Cooper’s many frock flick roles!
From Hell (2001)
Baby Cooper plays a bit part as a policemen in this 1780s Jack the Ripper story:
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
As the poetic cad Mr. Willoughby who breaks Marianne’s heart poetically (so, y’know, it’s okay?) in the recent Jane Austen adaptation:
The Duchess (2008)
As the real life Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, who has a passionate affair with the Duchess of Devonshire:
An Education (2009)
A supporting part in this 1960s-set story about predatory men and smart but naive girls.
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
He plays fashion photographer Milton H. Greene in this story about Marilyn Monroe visiting England.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Attempting to follow up on the Pride & Prejudice & Zombies success, President Abraham Lincoln is, well, a vampire hunter. He plays a guy who teaches Lincoln how to vampire hunt. I have no idea.
Summer in February (2013)
A love triangle set among the Lamorna Group, an artists colony, in 1913 Cornwall. Cooper plays artist AJ Munnings, “known as one of England’s finest painters of horses [zzzz], and as an outspoken critic of Modernism [alrighty then!]” per Wikipedia.
As Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, in 1960s England.
Agent Carter (2015-16)
A Marvel comics movie set in the 1940s about a woman who must balance her real life with her career as a secret agent. Cooper plays Howard Stark, weapons developer and father of Tony Stark (Iron Man).
The Libertine (2016)
Okay, not a film or TV production but a stage play, but Cooper looks too great as the titular character in the 17th-century written, apparently 18th-century set play!
What’s your favorite of Dominic Cooper’s frock flicks?