Commenting on her two films playing opposite Cooper, actress Ingrid Bergman concluded, "The personality of this man was so enormous, so overpowering—and that expression in his eyes and his face, it was so delicate and so underplayed. Retrieved September 20, Retrieved December 18, Cooper's social life generally centered on sports, outdoor activities, and dinner parties with his family and friends from the film industry, including directors Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, William Wellman, and Fred Zinnemann, and actors Joel McCrea, James Stewart, Barbara Stanwyck, and Robert Taylor. InCooper appeared in Cecil B. His ability to project his own personality onto the characters he played contributed to his natural and authentic appearance on screen. Scarecrow Press.
Watch him inoculate the girl against cholera—the casual jab of the needle, and the dressing slapped on while he talks, as though a thousand arms had taught him where to stab and he doesn't have to think anymore.
One of the more important performances in Cooper's early career was his portrayal of a sullen legionnaire in Josef von Sternberg 's film Morocco also  with Marlene Dietrich in her introduction to American audiences. Behind the Screen: Also on full display is the artist's ability to reconcile his unrestrained creative energy and outflow with his sophisticated sense of space, color, composition and design, and hold these elements in dynamic counterbalance. Jefferson MO:
His screen persona appealed strongly to both men and women, and his range of performances included roles in most major film genres.