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Bradley Cooper named ‘Sexiest Man Alive 2011’

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Actor and executive producer Bradley Cooper has been chosen as People Magazine’sSexiest Man Alive 2011”

As part of People’s ongoing listmania of “who’s who’ in Hollywood, the magazine reports that the 36-year old, French-speaking Cooper was able to edge out Liam Hemsworth, "The Wire’s" Idris Elba, American Psycho actor Justin Theroux, and Captain America’s Chris Evans for the top spot of who’s hot.

Best known for his role as “Phil” in The Hangover, the 6’1,” Irish/Italian heartthrob from Philly debuted as “Jake” in “Sex and the City” episode “They Shoot Single People, Don’t They?”

He has appeared appeared on the small screen for recurring roles in TV series’ "Kitchen Confidential," "Nip/Tuck," and reprised his role as “Phil” for The Hangover 2 sequel released in May 2011.

Cooper has recently wrapped up several films, including thriller The Words (Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana), romance/comedy Outrun (Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth), and crime/drama The Place Beyond the Pines.

He is also currently filming The Silver Lining (Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro), and has been chosen for the role of "Lucifer" in Paradise Lost (Camilla Belle, Casey Affleck).

Did you know? In addition to starring in the film Limitless, Bradley Cooper was also an executive producer for the project.

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