How old was Chris Cooper in his first movie: Matewan?

Chris Cooper was 35 in Matewan when he played the character 'Joe Kenehan'.

That was over 36 years ago in 1987.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 71, and has starred in 72 movies in total, 70 of those since Matewan was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Matewan, I think Chris Cooper looks:

Did you know?

  • Director John Sayles has worked with Chris Cooper a total of 5 times in his career.
  • Chris Cooper's first movie was as 'Joe Kenehan' in Matewan, released in 1987 when he was 35
  • Matewan scores 7.26 out of 10 on TMDB.
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Chris Cooper's other movies