The Playbill Vault Celebrates Tony Award Winner Chuck Cooper

By Megan Dekic
08 Nov 2013

Fourteen years later, after understudying roles in Rumors, Passion and Getting Away With Murder, Cooper appeared in the Cy Coleman musical The Life, which explored the lives of 1980s Times Square prostitutes.

His portrayal of the intimidating pimp Memphis earned him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

Read the The Life Playbill here.