For Mary Grace Carson, choosing to work at the Jersey Shore this summer brought some “silver linings.”
Thursday morning, Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper stopped in at Bob’s Grill in Ocean City, which caught Carson and other restaurant workers by surprise.
"It was so cool, he was really polite and took pictures with all the girls," she told the Atlantic City Press.
Carson, who lives in Montgomery County, said Cooper came in with his mom and ordered a Philly cheesesteak.
Restaurant manager Russell Hendricks told NBC10 Cooper and his family have frequented Bob’s since he was five years old.
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“It was a pleasant surprise,” said Hendricks. “For the girls, it was kind of a slow week. He was a really cool guy, very amenable to whatever they asked."
Cooper was also spotted at Richman’s Ice Cream in Brigantine the previous night, and took pictures with staff and customers.
The Philadelphia-born actor grew up in Jenkintown, graduated from Germantown Academy and attended Villanova University before transferring to Georgetown University.