Actor Chris Cooper He stars as horse trainer Tom Smith in the new film Seabiscuit. He won an Academy Award for his performance as John Laroche in the film Adaptation. Recently he starred in the HBO film My House in Umbria, with Maggie Smith. Cooper has had roles in American Beauty, The Bourne Identity and The Horse Whisperer.
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He stars as horse trainer Tom Smith in the new film Seabiscuit. He won an Academy Award for his performance as John Laroche in the film Adaptation. Recently he starred in the HBO film My House in Umbria, with Maggie Smith. Cooper has had roles in American Beauty, The Bourne Identity and The Horse Whisperer.