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Cooper Andrews is an American actor.

Andrews was born in Smithtown, on Long Island. His father is Samoan and his mother is of Hungarian Jewish descent. He grew up with his mother, and was raised Jewish. Andrews lived in Atlanta for many years and is a graduate of Dunwoody High School. Andrews played the recurring character Yo-Yo Engberk in the first three seasons in AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire. He currently plays Jerry fan favorite as Jerry, right hand man of King Ezekiel, introduced during The Walking Dead’s seventh season. As the show continues into its tenth season he has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is a lot more to Jerry than peach cobbler and a winning smile. He also appeared alongside Jason Momoa and Julianne Nicholson during the second season of Sundance’s The Red Road, and his other television work includes time spent on sound departments for various productions, as well as guest starring on Hawaii Five-O, and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. He has filmed several independent films, including Golgotha, Mandie and the Secret Tunnel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, the TV film Thin Ice and the heist action thriller Den of Thieves. Most recently, Cooper appeared in the DC superhero hit Shazam! He enjoys cooking, screenwriting, archery, weightlifting, and his mother’s Raspberry Mountain Pie.

Andrews also works behind the camera as boom operator, stunt coordinator and assistant director.

 

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