But the entertainer never made the tabloid headlines for the wrong reasons: no floozies, no recreational drugs, no alcohol rehab. He’s wearing trackie bottoms and a T-shirt that could have been bought in H&M and his hair is still blond and curly, if a little thinner than it was when he was a Caveman.
Has he been great at headline avoidance, or am I about to meet Saint Thomas of Bermondsey? Steele even sounds young, talking in an excited luvvly-jubbly south London accent as he praises the PR team’s oatcookies.
Cooper is considered one of the best falsetto vocalists of all-time, in the same league as Bobby De Barge and Philip Bailey.
Cooper reportedly left Cameo to pursue a solo career but his career was cut short by his death-that is still shrouded in mystery.
How were his skills in genuine hand-to-hand bloodsport combat?
The question is raised — even if it’s not truly answered — in “Birth of the Dragon,” a Bruce Lee biopic set in 1964, two years before “The Green Hornet,” when Lee was an expatriate martial-arts instructor in San Francisco already trying to market himself as a star.
That’s why he was the rock star of kung fu, at once in the moment and soaring above it.
But, of course, every time we saw Bruce Lee fighting, he wasn’t really fighting; he was acting.
On a more prosaic level, what is there about TS that’s keeps his name on producer’s cast lists? “I feel fantastic,” he says, relaxing back in his chair, hands behind heads like a teenager watching a movie.
“My mum used to say I had the cheekbones to look young for ages.
His limbs were jackknives on lightning, and his quivering, coal-eyed glower told you how committed he was to every cut and thrust.
At the same time, right in the middle of a scene, a part of him hung back and observed it all.
When James Cameron called "Wonder Woman" heroine Diana Prince "an objectified icon," legions of fans quickly took to the internet to defend the movie, which has been widely heralded as a rare achievement for feminists in Hollywood.