Bradley Cooper Asked Sean Penn A Very Important Question In 1999

    This "Inside The Actors Studio" clip is required viewing for all Cooper aficionados. Delightful!

    Here's Bradley Cooper in 1999 on "Inside the Actors Studio":

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    He's really excited because he gets to ask Sean Penn a question.

    He's also 24 years old, and sometimes 24-year-olds get nervous.

    But sometimes they're serious too.

    Hell, this girl is so blown away by Bradley's question that she has to make this face.

    And here he is as a guest on "Inside the Actors Studio" in 2011, 12 years later.

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    And he is crying, talented tears of joy.

    That's kind of crazy, right?