Five Things You Don't Know About Bradley Cooper

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Despite being dethroned by this year's Sexiest Man Alive, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper doesn't seem to have lost any sex appeal over the past year. He was just nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his portrayal opposite Jennifer Lawrence in the offbeat comedy Silver Linings Playbook. Here are five things you may not know about Bradley Cooper.

1. Graduated from Washington D.C.'s prestigious Georgetown University with a degree in English. 

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2. Speaks French fluently.

3. He's always loved to cook -- especially Italian food -- and even as a kid said he used to whip up dishes for his classmates."I prided myself in taking whatever was in the fridge and turning it into lasagna," he told Entertainment Weekly.

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4. Once worked as a doorman for the Morgan Hotel in New York.

5. First on-screen appearance was in an episode of TV's Sex and the City in 1999 before he starred as a regular on the Jennifer Garner spy series Alias

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