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Jackie Cooper

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Jackie Cooper

American actor, television director, producer and executive add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1922.

Countries: United States (91%), South Carolina (4%), (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: California, CBS, Charles Bronson

Linked to: Mark VII Limited, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures, American Broadcasting Company

 

Timeline


 

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Jackie Cooper was born in 1922 add something


1929

Cooper joined the series in the short "Boxing Gloves" in 1929, signing to a three-year contract add something

 

He graduated to bit parts in feature films such as "Fox Movietone Follies of 1929" and "Sunny Side Up" add something


1930

He initially was only a supporting character in the series, but by early 1930 he had done so well with the transition to sound films that he had become one of the Gang's major characters add something


1950

He was married to Hildy Parks from 1950 until 1951 and to Barbara Kraus from 1954 until her death in 2009 add something


1951

Janis Paige - Paige appeared on Broadway and was a huge hit in a 1951 comedy-mystery play, "Remains to Be Seen", co-starring Jackie Cooper


1954

In 1954, he guest starred on the NBC legal drama "Justice" add something


1955

He lived in Beverly Hills from 1955 to his death add something


1959

Charles Bronson - In 1959, he played Steve Ogrodowski, a naval intelligence officer, in two episodes of the CBS military sitcom/drama, "Hennesey", starring Jackie Cooper

 

Bobby Darin - In the fall of 1959, Darin played "Honeyboy Jones" in an early episode of Jackie Cooper's CBS military sitcom/drama, "Hennesey" set in San Diego, California


1961

Abby Dalton - Dalton played a nurse, Martha Hale, on CBS's "Hennesey" with Jackie Cooper in the title role, and she portrayed Joey Bishop's wife on "The Joey Bishop Show", a situation comedy on NBC and CBS from 1961 to 1965


1964

Cooper acted only twice during this period, once in 1964 when he appeared in Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone" episode Caesar and Me, add something

 

From 1964 to 1969, Cooper was vice president of program development at Columbia Pictures Screen Gems TV division add something


1969

Cooper left Columbia in 1969 and started yet another phase of his career, one in which he would act occasionally in key character roles add something


1970

Cooper found renewed fame in the 1970s and 1980s as "Daily Planet" editor Perry White in the "Superman" film series starring Christopher Reeve add something


1976

Cooper was named the honorary starter for the 1976 Winston 500 at the Alabama International Motor Speedway, which is now known as Talladega Superspeedway, in Talladega, Alabama add something


1978

Donna Pescow - In 1978, Pescow portrayed one of Judy Garland's older sisters in the TV bio-pic "Rainbow" directed by Jackie Cooper


1979

Jon Voight - In 1979, Voight once again put on boxing gloves, starring in 1979's remake of the 1931 Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper vehicle, The Champ, with Voight playing the part of an alcoholic ex-heavyweight and a young Rick Schroder playing the role of his adoring son.


1981

Norman Taurog - Taurog's nephew Jackie Cooper was nominated for his performance; in his 1981 autobiography "Please Don't Shoot My Dog", Cooper wrote that, during filming, Taurog threatened to shoot his dog if the child actor could not cry for the scene


1982

Cooper's autobiography, "Please Don't Shoot My Dog", was published in 1982 add something

 

Penelope Milford - In 1982 she starred opposite Sondra Locke in the Jackie Cooper directed Emmy *award winning television film "Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story"


1987

Cooper's final film role was as Ace Morgan in the 1987 film "Surrender", starring Sally Field, Michael Caine, and Steve Guttenberg add something


1989

Cooper announced his retirement in 1989, although he was still directing episodes of the syndicated series "Superboy" add something


1990

Mary Ann Jackson - In 1990, she was delighted and amused to learn that during their stint with "Our Gang", Jackie Cooper had been "desperately in love with her"


1994

George McFarland - In January 1994, McFarland posthumously joined fellow alumnus Jackie Cooper to become one of only two "Our Gang" members to receive a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame


Jackie Cooper died in 2011 add something

 

Cooper died on May 3, 2011 after a short illness, in Santa Monica, California add something


2015

Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California; accessed January 22, 2015 add something