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Chuck Cooper

Chuck Cooper was born in Cleveland, Ohio,USA, is an American actor.

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.

Cooper won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical, for his performance as the pimp Memphis in the 1997 Broadway production of the musical The Life.

Cooper has also appeared in Chicago as Billy Flynn, Caroline, or Change as the dual role of The Bus and The Dryer, and Finian's Rainbow as "Bill Rawkins", as well as benefit performances of Hair and A Wonderful Life. In February 2010 he was the narrator in the U.S. premiere of Seven Scenes from Hamlet, by the Spanish composer Benet Casablancas, at the Miller Theatre in Manhattan.

In 2015, Cooper appeared on Broadway as the slave Thomas in the new musical Amazing Grace, at the Nederlander Theatre. The musical is about John Newton, the redeemed slave-trader who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace".

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Cast Credits

Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Guest starring as Reverend Macedon
Little Voice (2020)
Guest starring as Percy (6 episodes)
Bluff City Law (2019)
Guest starring as Jimi Barkley
City on a Hill (2019)
Guest starring as Judge Rolf Harper
God Friended Me (2018)
Guest starring as Larry
New Amsterdam (2018)
Guest starring as Leon Hargrow
The Blacklist: Redemption (2017)
Guest starring as General Phillips
Bull (2016)
Guest starring as Judge Elmendorf
Madam Secretary (2014)
Guest starring as General Mitch Sarno
Power (2014)
Guest starring as Reverend Maverick Macedon (2 episodes)
House of Cards (2013)
Starring as Barney Hull (4 episodes)
White Collar (2009)
Guest starring as Parole Officer
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Gerald Gallo
  • Episode 7x19: Landing (Apr 17, 2016)
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Guest starring as Intestine Man
Gossip Girl (2007)
Guest starring as Horace Rogers (2 episodes)
3 lbs. (2006)
Guest starring as Carl Thompson
Without a Trace (2002)
Guest starring as Barry's Ex Boss
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Mr. Tassler
  • Episode 4x24: Perfect (May 9, 2003)
New York Undercover (1994)
Guest starring as Sawyer
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