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Gary Cooper

Gary CooperAKA Frank James Cooper

Born: 7-May-1901
Birthplace: Helena, MT
Died: 14-May-1961
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Cemetery, Southampton, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: High Noon

Father: Charles Cooper
Mother: Alice H.
Brother: Arthur
Wife: Veronica "Rocky" Balfe (actress as Sandra Shaw, King Kong, m. 1933, d. 2000)
Daughter: Maria Cooper (author-photographer, b. 1938)
Girlfriend: Clara Bow (actress)
Girlfriend: Lupe Velez (actress)
Girlfriend: Marlene Dietrich (actress)
Girlfriend: Carole Lombard (actress)
Mistress: Ingrid Bergman (actress)
Mistress: Patricia Neal (actress)
Mistress: Grace Kelly (actress)
Girlfriend: Evelyn Brent (actress)
Mistress: Tallulah Bankhead (actress)

    High School: Gallatin Valley High School, Bozeman, MT
    University: Grinnell College

    Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes (1948)
    HUAC Hearings
    Oscar for Best Actor 1942 for Sergeant York
    Oscar for Best Actor 1953 for High Noon
    Golden Globe 1953 for High Noon
    Oscar (honorary) 1961
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6245 Hollywood Blvd.
    National Cowboy Hall of Fame 1966
    Hernia Operation 1952

    The Naked Edge (28-Jun-1961)
    The Wreck of the Mary Deare (6-Nov-1959) · Gideon Patch
    They Came to Cordura (Jun-1959) · Maj. Thomas Thorn
    The Hanging Tree (11-Feb-1959) · Dr. Joseph Frail
    Man of the West (1-Oct-1958) · Link Jones
    Ten North Frederick (22-May-1958)
    Love in the Afternoon (30-Jun-1957) · Frank Flannagan
    Friendly Persuasion (25-Nov-1956) · Jess Birdwell
    The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (22-Dec-1955)
    Vera Cruz (25-Dec-1954)
    Garden of Evil (9-Jul-1954) · Hooker
    Blowing Wild (16-Sep-1953)
    Return to Paradise (10-Jul-1953)
    Springfield Rifle (22-Oct-1952) · Maj. Lex Kearney
    High Noon (7-Jul-1952) · Will Kane
    Distant Drums (25-Dec-1951)
    Starlift (14-Dec-1951) · Himself
    It's a Big Country (20-Nov-1951) · Texan
    You're in the Navy Now (23-Feb-1951)
    Dallas (30-Dec-1950) · Blayde Hollister
    Bright Leaf (16-Jun-1950) · Brant Royle
    Task Force (30-Aug-1949) · Jonathan L. Scott
    The Fountainhead (2-Jul-1949) · Howard Roark
    Good Sam (1-Sep-1948) · Sam Clayton
    Unconquered (24-Sep-1947)
    Variety Girl (29-Aug-1947) · Himself
    Cloak and Dagger (28-Sep-1946)
    Saratoga Trunk (21-Nov-1945) · Clint Maroon
    Along Came Jones (19-Jul-1945) · Melody Jones
    Casanova Brown (23-Aug-1944) · Casanova Brown
    The Story of Dr. Wassell (26-Apr-1944) · Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
    For Whom the Bell Tolls (14-Jul-1943) · Robert Jordan
    The Pride of the Yankees (14-Jul-1942) · Lou Gehrig
    Ball of Fire (2-Dec-1941) · Prof. Bertram Potts
    Sergeant York (2-Jul-1941) · Alvin York
    Meet John Doe (3-May-1941) · John Doe
    North West Mounted Police (21-Oct-1940)
    The Westerner (18-Sep-1940) · Cole Harden
    The Real Glory (15-Sep-1939)
    Beau Geste (2-Aug-1939)
    The Cowboy and the Lady (24-Nov-1938) · Stretch
    The Adventures of Marco Polo (7-Apr-1938)
    Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (23-Mar-1938)
    Souls at Sea (9-Aug-1937)
    The Plainsman (1-Jan-1937) · Wild Bill Hickok
    The General Died at Dawn (2-Sep-1936)
    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (12-Apr-1936) · Longfellow Deeds
    Desire (11-Apr-1936) · Tom Bradley
    Peter Ibbetson (31-Oct-1935)
    The Wedding Night (16-Mar-1935)
    The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (4-Jan-1935)
    Now and Forever (31-Aug-1934)
    Operator 13 (8-Jun-1934) · Capt. Jack Gailliard
    Design for Living (29-Dec-1933) · George Curtis
    Alice in Wonderland (22-Dec-1933) · White Knight
    One Sunday Afternoon (1-Sep-1933) · Biff Grimes
    Today We Live (3-Mar-1933) · Lt. Richard Bogard
    A Farewell to Arms (8-Dec-1932) · Frederic
    If I Had a Million (2-Dec-1932)
    Devil and the Deep (12-Aug-1932)
    His Woman (21-Nov-1931)
    City Streets (18-Apr-1931) · The Kid
    Fighting Caravans (1-Feb-1931) · Clint Belmet
    Morocco (14-Nov-1930)
    The Texan (10-May-1930)
    Paramount on Parade (22-Apr-1930)
    Seven Days' Leave (25-Jan-1930)
    The Virginian (9-Nov-1929)
    The Shopworn Angel (29-Dec-1928)
    Lilac Time (3-Aug-1928)
    The Legion of the Condemned (10-Mar-1928)
    Wings (12-Aug-1927) · White
    The Last Outlaw (2-Jul-1927)
    The Winning of Barbara Worth (14-Oct-1926)

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