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American actor Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) is shown on the stand and beaming for the cameras during a moment of levity at the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings, Washington, DC, October 24, 1947. (Photo by APA/Getty Images)

American actor Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) is shown on the stand and beaming for the cameras during a moment of levity at the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings, Washington, DC, October 24, 1947. (Photo by APA/Getty Images)