Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Television: 17 characters
Afton Cooper   1978   Dallas  
Liam Spencer (a.k.a. Cooper)   1987   The Bold and the Beautiful  
Winnie Cooper   1988   The Wonder Years  
Brian Cooper   1993   Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman  
Colleen Cooper   1993   Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman  
Matthew Cooper   1993   Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman  
Jodie Cooper   1994   Heartbreak High  
Jimmy Cooper   2003   The O.C.  
Julie Cooper   2003   The O.C.  
Kaitlin Cooper   2003   The O.C.  
Marissa Cooper   2003   The O.C.  
Bert Cooper   2007   Mad Men  
George Cooper Sr.   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
Mary Cooper   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
Missy Cooper   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
George Cooper Jr.   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
Sheldon Cooper   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 basketball, 1 baseball
(basketball) Charles "Tarzan" Cooper   1976  
(baseball) Andy Cooper   2006  
(basketball) Cynthia Cooper-Dyke   2010  
(basketball) Chuck Cooper   2019  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Mort Cooper   1942   baseball  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Leon N Cooper   1972  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 7 actors, 3 actresses
Melville Cooper   1896-1973  
Gary Cooper   1901-1961  
Wyatt Emory Cooper   1927-1978  
Elana Eden (a.k.a. Cooper)   1940-  
Chris Cooper   1951-  
Bradley Cooper   1975-  
Dominic Cooper   1978-  
Kimberley Cooper   1980-  
Emrhys Cooper   1985-  
Daisy May Cooper   1986-  
Notable Athletes: 3 basketball, 2 baseball, 2 rugby, 1 football
(baseball) Andy Cooper   1898-1941  
(basketball) Charles "Tarzan" Cooper   1907-1980  
(baseball) Mort Cooper   1913-1958  
(basketball) Chuck Cooper   1926-1984  
(basketball) Cynthia Cooper-Dyke   1963-  
(rugby) Adam Ashley-Cooper   1984-  
(rugby) Quade Cooper   1988-  
(football) Amari Cooper   1994-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Anderson Cooper   1967-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Alice Cooper   1948-   rock  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Vera Rubin (a.k.a. Cooper)   1928-  
Notable Writers: 4 authors
James Fenimore Cooper   1789-1851  
Wyatt Emory Cooper   1927-1978  
Susan Cooper   1935-  
Jilly Cooper   1937-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver
(bronze/silver) Joyce Cooper   1928; 1932   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) John Cooper   1964   400 m hurdles; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Bradford Cooper   1972   swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(gold/bronze) Cynthia Cooper-Dyke   1988; 1992   basketball  
Oscar Award Winners: 2 actors
(actor) Gary Cooper   1941; 1952   Sergeant York; High Noon  
(actor) Chris Cooper   2002   Adaptation