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Gary Cooper


Gary Cooper was called to speak before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
  U.S. film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
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  • Gary Cooper was called to speak before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
  • So I told her I just saw Gary Cooper, the movie star, on the other side of the floor.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • If not, then he’s in the tradition of Gary Cooper and John Wayne and (later) Clint Eastwood.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • IE only Gary Cooper was here.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain

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  • You think of all the films you’ve seen, Audie Murphy and Gary Cooper and the Cisco Kid, all those heroes, and you can’t help falling back on them as models of proper comportment.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • The Iceman watched him go from the winner’s circle, a floral wreath wrapped around his shoulders, smiling his cool Gary Cooper smile as a mob of admirers cheered for him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Gary Cooper, he said, looked especially good in double-breasted suits.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Make him Gary Cooper.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • such as Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, clung to it with enduring success even after that accent lost its prestige, but soon more American-sounding actors, such as John Wayne and Gary Cooper, dominated the screens.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Maybe not," I said, in my Gary Cooper voice.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline

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  • When we got back to the table, old Marty told the other two that Gary Cooper had just gone out.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • With visions of a budding Gary Cooper under her wing, she said, "Now you look like somebody I can be proud of," and off to church we went.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • My mother could imagine Gary Cooper’s shoulders gradually filling out the jacket, but she insisted that Bond’s do something about the voluminous excesses of the pants, which in the seat area could have accommodated both me and a watermelon.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • …were there, and a couple of popes, and a first lieutenant named Jimmy Cross, and the last surviving veteran of the American Civil War, and Jane Fonda dressed up as Barbarella, and an old man sprawled beside a pigpen, and my grandfather, and Gary Cooper, and a kind-faced woman carrying an umbrella and a copy of Plato’s Republic, and a million ferocious citizens waving flags of all shapes and colors-people in hard hats, people in headbands-they were all whooping and chanting and urging…
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
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