Obituary of Gary Cooper

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Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper (born May 7th, 1901 in Helena, Montana) was a Film Actor who was known for his strong and quiet demeanor in his roles. He ranked No. 11 on its list of the 25 greatest male stars of classic Hollywood cinema. Gary died on May 13, 1961 and his death was a result of an aggressive case of prostate cancer that metastasized to his colon. He was 60 years old.

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Gary Cooper Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Cooper, Gary
    • Common Name: Gary Cooper
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
    • Birth Date: May 07, 1901
    • Age: 60 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Frank James Cooper, Coop, Cowboy Cooper, The Montana Mule, Studs (given to him by Carole Lombard)
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Political Affiliation: Republican
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Gary's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Frank James Cooper
    • Father: Charles Henry Cooper (1865–1946)
    • Mother: Alice (née Brazier; 1873–1967)
    • Brother(s):
      • Arthur Cooper
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Veronica "Rocky" Cooper (née Balfe, married 15 December 1933-13 May 1961, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Maria Veronica Cooper (born September 15, 1937)

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 13 1961 at age 60
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Prostate cancer
  • Interment: buried at Sacred Hearts Cemetery, New York, U.S.

Category Tags:

Film ActorAmerican Born on May 7th Born in 1901 Born in Montana Died in 1961 Died at age 60 Died from Prostate cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"When I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I am out there to win."

"Until I came along all the leading men were handsome, but luckily they wrote a lot of stories about the fellow next door." (IMDB)

"My heart aches for the Loss of Gary Cooper. He was such a special and iconic star and, in my opinion, will be remembered for many years to come. (V)"

"Gary Cooper lived a life full of grace, dignity, and remarkable talent, leaving behind a legacy that will forever inspire future generations of actors and film enthusiasts. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-05-29 08:43:07
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