Richard Cooper (actor)

Richard Cooper (16 July 1893 – 18 June 1947) was a British actor who starred in twenty eight films between 1930 and 1941.[1] He was born in Harrow-on-the-Hill in 1893.[2] He started his stage work as a comedy actor in 1913 before later graduating to films.

Richard Cooper
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Born16 July 1893
Died18 June 1947 (aged 53)
Years active1930–1941

Cooper played Captain Hastings in the 1930s series of Hercule Poirot films.[3][4] He worked frequently with the director Leslie S. Hiscott for whom he made his screen debut in The House of the Arrow.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Richard Cooper". BFI.
  2. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9781526111968 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Black Coffee (1931) - Leslie S. Hiscott - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related". AllMovie.
  4. ^ "Lord Edgeware Dies (1934) - Henry Edwards - Cast and Crew". AllMovie.

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