Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011

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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

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf [Jackie Cooper scrapbooks 1929-1950s]. Cleveland Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Jackie Cooper Papers, 1946-1964 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
creatorOf Gipson, Fred, 1908-1973. Studio one-- Hound-dog man / novel: Fred Gipson ; adaptation: Mel Goldberg. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011. Collection of television and motion picture scripts, 1955-1989. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Houghton, Claude, 1889-1961. Studio one-- "Birthright" / from a novel by Claude Houghton. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Warner Bros. production slides [graphic], 1979-1991 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL, HEARST METROTONE
creatorOf Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011. Reminiscences of Jackie Cooper : oral history, 1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Theatrical scrapbook collection, 1791-1967. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn MCA/Universal Pictures Collection. 1929 - 1967. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1961 - 1969. UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL, HEARST METROTONE
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection., 1860-1950 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Samuel Stark person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Warner Bros corporateBody
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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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Birth 1922-09-15

Death 2011-05-03

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