Cooper Freedman

Played by Paul Adelstein


Dr. Cooper Freedman is a board-certified pediatrician and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. A dedicated, effective physician, Dr. Freedman is a whiz with all things adolescent. He prides himself on making his patients laugh. Married to Dr. Charlotte King, he also has a nine-year-old son, Mason. The happy family currently resides in Hollywood, CA.


Following appearances in several major films and guest stints on various TV series, this sharp actor now bowls us over each week as the comical Dr. Cooper Freedman on ABC’s Private Practice.
Paul Adelstein's films include Memoirs of a Geisha, Be Cool, opposite John Travolta and Uma Thurman, Collateral, opposite Tom Cruise and Jamie Fox, and Intolerable Cruelty, opposite George Clooney and Catherine Zeta Jones.

Adelstein has also appeared in several television series, including his role as Agent Paul Kellerman in Prison Break, and had guest roles on ER, Without a Trace, Medium, Scrubs, Nobody's Watching, Las Vegas and Law & Order.

A Chicago native, Adelstein started his career on stage with John Cusack's New Crime Productions and the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Also a songwriter, singer and composer, one of Adelstein's songs can be heard in the Coen Brothers' movie, Burn After Reading.