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Paul Cooper is a New York based actor.  He was recently shortlisted for a role in the second chapter of Kevin Costner's Horizon. He appears in the feature Paint directed by Michael Walker and featured in the original pilot that premiered at Sundance in 2018. He can also be seen in Antonio Tibaldi’s feature We Are Living Things which premiered at Slam Dance in 2022.  Television credits include HBO’s Westworld and Fox’s The Gifted


He is a graduate of the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale where his credits included Macbeth (Macbeth)Knives in Hens, The Merchant of Venice (Shylock), Paradise Lost, and In Arabia We'd All be Kings.  He was seen in the off-Broadway production of Vilna (dir. Joe Discher) where his performance as Oberscharführer Bruno Kittel received strong reivews.  Regional credits include: Hamlet (Shakespeare Theatre of DC) directed by Michael Kahn, Buried Child (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), The Play About the Baby (Arena Stage), King Lear (St. Louis Actor’s Studio), Psycho Beach Party (Stray Dog Theatre).


Paul is originally from St. Louis, MO.

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