Bradley Cooper plays Chris Kyle, a military marksman dealing with the stress and personal toll caused by his deployment as a sniper.
Including his nomination this year as a Producer of Best Picture nominee AMERICAN SNIPER, this is the fourth Academy Award nomination for Bradley Cooper. He was previously nominated for:
AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013)
Nominee, Actor in a Supporting Role
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)
Nominee, Actor in a Leading Role