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Celebrity Birthdays, January 5: Bradley Cooper, Marilyn Manson

By Marie Blake,

Actor Bradley Cooper and rocker Marilyn Manson are celebrating their birthdays today.

Bradley Cooper, 39

Actor Bradley Cooper turns 39 today. He first appeared in an episode of Sex and the City and The $treet before taking on a major role in the television series Alias in 2001. Cooper appeared in numerous films including Wedding Crashers, Failure to Launch, Yes Man, and He's Just Not That Into You, before gaining the most attention from his part in The Hangover.

Cooper gained critical acclaim for his role in Silver Linings Playbook in 2012, earning him Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actor. Cooper's latest box office hit, American Hustle, which he also executive produced, has earned him a Golden Globe nomination for best supporting actor, and possibly an Academy Award nomination will soon come after. Cooper will star in the upcoming films Serena and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Marilyn Manson, 45

Rock star Marilyn Manson turns 45 today. Born Brian Hugh Warner, Manson became well known for his wild antics and sometimes disturbing videos and performances. His controversial image earned him a lot of backlash from parents, claiming he has a negative influence on youths. His most popular hits include "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," "The Dope Show," and "The Beautiful People."

Manson made film and television appearances in Jawbreaker, Area 51, Californication, Eastbound & Down, and Once Upon a Time.

 
 

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