Date of Birth: Apr 15, 1966
Birthplace: Oakley, Kansas, USA
Darin Cooper, the son of a plumber and a beautician, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kansas State University in 1989. He subsequently moved to Los Angeles and began a career in graphic design working as a freelance artist for numerous design firms and advertising agencies. He quickly bored of working in offices and attended a commercial workshop with his college friend and immediately picked up an agent. Within months he day-played on General Hospital and joined the acting unions. Not able to get off for auditions he quit designing and became a bartender on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA.