Chuck Cooper



“Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.”

by Dale Ricardo Shields

Chuck Cooper has been featured in 15 Broadway shows in every theatrical genre from Shakespeare to musical comedy. His most recent guest-starring TV appearances include “Bull,” “Power,” “The Good Wife,” “House of Cards” and “Madam Secretary.” Other awards: Lucille Lortel Award, San Diego Critics’ Circle Award, Audelco Award, and two Drama Desk nominations.

Chuck Cooper was born on November 8, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio. A graduate of Ohio University, Chuck Cooper is a Tony award-winning veteran of ten Broadway plays and musicals, his career spans over a thirty-year period as an actor and acting coach.

Cooper made his Broadway debut in 1983 in the musical Amen Corner, playing the role of Brother Boxer. He was an understudy in the original Broadway casts of his next three shows:  Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (he eventually took over the role of Adam), Passion and Getting Away with Murder.


“Show Business, Never take it personally, It’s the business of show,
and have fun! Work hard, play hard, and know that no one can take your good from you, but you.” 

Tony Award winner, Chuck Cooper tells of a Broadway show’s mishaps,

entitled Getting Away With Murder!