Wednesday, May 3, 2017

REMEMBERING JACKIE COOPER

Who died this date in 2011...(Click on the photo to see Cooper and Wallace Berry in the 1932 tear-jerker THE CHAMP).

John Cooper, Jr. (September 15, 1922 – May 3, 2011), known as Jackie Cooper, was an American actor, television director, producer and executive. He was a child actor who managed to make the transition to an adult career. Cooper was the first child actor to receive an Academy Award nomination. At age nine, he was also the youngest performer to have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role—an honor that he received for the film Skippy (1931)...

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