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Geraint Wyn Cooper was the father of Gwen Cooper, and the husband of Mary Cooper.

Biography

At the time of his daughter's wedding Geraint was living in Swansea. On the day of Gwen's wedding, he was shocked to find out that she was pregnant, apparently with Rhys's baby. At the wedding, Gwen told him about her job. He was taken aback at the thought of aliens and of life on other planets. After the Nostrovite appeared, was chased and shot by Torchwood and the body of Mervyn was discovered dead in one of the rooms, he could not phone the police, Ianto having jammed the lines. He witnessed the marriage of his daughterand after the wedding, was given Retcon to forget about the Nostrovite and Torchwood. (TW: Something Borrowed)

At some point prior to Miracle Day, Gwen told Geraint of the true nature of the Torchwood Institute and her job. Geraint came close to death, after having a heart attack, on Miracle Day but survived. (TW: The New World)

Because she no longer trusted them, Gwen asked Rhys to have Geraint moved out of the hospital. Rhys succeeded, but Geraint was moved to one of PhiCorp' overflow camps. (TW: Escape to LA)

Gwen returned to Wales to rescue her father, and managed to infiltrate the overflow camp with Rhys' help. While Gwen and Rhys were bringing Geraint to Rhys's truck, he had another heart attack and was moved to category 1. (TW: The Categories of Life) Fortunately, Gwen and Rhys were eventually able to break Geraint out of the camp before he was taken to a module and burned alive. (TW: The Middle Men)

Geraint's family members were held hostage before being released by a team of police, but he remained safe, if in a destabilising condition. (TW: Immortal Sins, End of the Road) He was hidden after being rescued, but was later discovered and brought to the modules. (TW: The Gathering) When the miracle was negated, Geraint regained consciousness briefly before he finally died, with Rhys at his bedside. (TW: The Blood Line)

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