Bradley Cooper’s Father Dies

Bradley Cooper

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updated 01/18/2011 AT 2:10 PM ET

originally published 01/18/2011 AT 3:05 PM ET

Bradley Cooper’s father, Charles, has died at the age of 71.

Charles Cooper passed away on Jan. 15 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife (and Bradley’s mother) Gloria and a daughter, Holly, as well as his sister, Nancy Peacock.

Bradley’s girlfriend, Renée Zellweger, pulled out of the Golden Globe awards at the last minute to be with him.

Funeral services for Charles, who was a Stock Broker with Merrill Lynch, have been kept private.


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