Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1922-09-15
Death 2011-05-03
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

John Cooper Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on Sept. 15, 1921; one of Hollywood's most popular child stars (1930s), he appeared in films such as The champ (1931), The bowery (1933), and Treasure Island (1934); in the 1940s he started a successful television career as actor, producer, director, and executive and served as vice president in charge of TV program production, Columbia Pictures (1964-69); the winner of two Emmys, Cooper's numerous television credits include, The people's choice, The white shadow, and M*A*S*H; retired in 1989 and continued to contribute to the entertainment industry.

From the description of Collection of television and motion picture scripts, 1955-1989. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40659237

Actor, director.

From the description of Reminiscences of Jackie Cooper : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451529

Biography

John Cooper, Junior was born in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 1921. As one of Hollywood's most popular child stars (1930s), he appeared in films such as The Champ (1931), The Bowery (1933), and Treasure Island (1934). In the 1940s, he started a successful television career as actor, producer, director, and executive and served as vice president in charge of TV program production at Columbia Pictures (1964-69). The winner of two Emmys, Cooper's numerous television credits include The People's Choice, The White Shadow, and M*A*S*H . He retired in 1989, though continued to contribute to the entertainment industry.

From the guide to the Jackie Cooper Papers, 1946-1964, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Motion picture producers and directors--Interviews
  • Actors--Archival resources
  • Child actors
  • Television producers and directors--Archival resources
  • Actors--Interviews
  • Acting
  • Motion pictures

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  • Television producers and directors--United States--Archival resources
  • Actors--United States--Archival resources

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  • United States (as recorded)