Bradley Cooper earns 2015 Tony nomination for 'The Elephant Man'

Posted May 10, 2015 by Markos Papadatos
Oscar nominated actor Bradley Cooper has a major reason to celebrate. He is nominated for a 2015 Tony award for "Leading Actor in a Play."
Bradley Cooper in the film  Limitless
Bradley Cooper in the film 'Limitless'
This nomination is for his theatrical performance of John Merrick in the revival of The Elephant Man, which was well-received by Digital Journal. It was performed on Broadway at The Booth Theatre in the heart of New York City.
Cooper is nominated for "Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play" along with Steven Boyer for Hand to God, Ben Miles for Wolf Hall Parts One & Two, Bill Nighy for Skylight and Alex Sharp for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
In 2011, Cooper was named "Sexiest Man Alive," and he has been nominated for a total of four Academy Awards throughout his acting career. These include nods for his acting roles in such films as Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle and American Sniper; moreover, for producing the latter film, Cooper also received an Academy Award nomination for "Best Picture."
The Elephant Man is up for four Tony awards, which include a nod in the prestigious "Best Revival of a Play" category. For a complete list of this year's Tony award nominees, visit their official website.