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Daisy May Cooper
Born/Date of Birth: 1 August 1986
Place of Birth: Cirencester, England
Alma mater: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation: Actress, writer
Spouse(s): Will Weston (m. 2019)
Parents: Paul Cooper
Relatives: Charlie Cooper (brother), Trevor Cooper (uncle)
Daisy May Cooper (born 1 August 1986) is an English actress and writer. She won the 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for playing Kerry Mucklowe in the BBC Three series This Country, which she co-created and co-wrote with her brother, Charlie Cooper.
Early life and education
Cooper was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, in 1986 and is the older of two siblings. Her brother is Charlie Cooper who plays Kurtan Mucklowe in This Country. She attended Cirencester Deer Park School, followed by drama school at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
After landing one role as a young mother in the ITV series Doc Martin she left and returned to the West Country, working as a cleaner with her brother Charlie. For a while the siblings lived together – their experiences would later form part of the writings for This Country.
In 2014, she landed the role of PC Garvey in the TV series The Wrong Mans. In the same year, a pilot based on the Coopers' initial series pitch had been shot as the (never released) film Kerry, setting the basis for This Country.
Due to the success of the first series of This Country, a second series was commissioned and aired on BBC Three in February 2018. A third series will air in 2020.
In 2019, she played Peggotty in The Personal History of David Copperfield.
In 2020, she had a part in Armando Iannucci's HBO space comedy Avenue 5.
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