Born in London, Dominic Cooper, 39, trained at Lamda. In 2004 he played Dakin in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys at the National Theatre and on Broadway; he went on to appear in the 2006 film adaptation. His subsequent movies include Mamma Mia!, An Education, Tamara Drewe and My Week With Marilyn. On television, he has appeared in Fleming, Agent Carter and, most recently, the AMC series Preacher, in which he stars with his partner Ruth Negga. Stratton, his latest film, is released on 1 September.
When were you happiest?
I am pretty chirpy at the moment.
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