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Bradley Cooper Dishes On His Terrifying Experience On The Set Of ‘Sex and the City’

Bradley Cooper shared a pivotal early experience in his acting career during a candid conversation at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Deadline reported on Saturday.

The actor, whose latest film “Maestro'' garnered a lot of attention after being nominated for seven Oscars, recalled his guest appearance on the iconic TV series “Sex and the City.'' In this episode, which aired in 1999, Cooper played Jake, the short-lived lover of the show's main character, Carrie Bradshaw. according to Until the deadline.

Cooper shared funny anecdotes about the challenges he faced during filming, particularly highlighting his panic after learning he would have to drive a sports car for the role. Even though he joked about his ability to operate a manual transmission during his audition. “I remember being so scared when I got the call to be cast. 'What do you mean I actually have to do this?' I couldn't drive a stick shift, so I went to Models Driving School. I was forced to do it, but I was just scared,” the actor explained, Deadline reported. (Related: 'Sex and the City' star Kim Cattrall makes dramatic comeback after publicly vowing never to return)

But despite their efforts, Cooper admitted he still struggles with the job. “I still screwed up, so I had someone else drive the car and I just had to… pretend it stopped,” Cooper continued.

For Cooper, this early role on Sex and the City, a show known for its cultural influence and unforgettable guest stars such as Elizabeth Banks, Justin Theroux, Vince Vaughn and Matthew McConaughey, , which was an important stepping stone in Cooper's career.

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