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Jackie Cooper (I) (1922–2011)


Served with the Navy in the South Pacific toward the end of World War II. Then, quietly and without publicity or fanfare, compiled one of the most distinguished peacetime military careers of anyone in his profession. In 1961, as his weekly TV series Hennesey (1959) was enhancing naval recruiting efforts, accepted a commission as a line officer in ... See full bio »

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 1989 For Jenny with Love (TV Series)
J. Nash Hawkins
 1986 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Audience Member
- All Shook Up (1986) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dr. David Domedion
- Time Heals: Part 2 (1986) ... Dr. David Domedion
 1984 No Earthly Reason (TV Movie)
J. Nash Hawkins
 1975-1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Garth McGregor / Capt. Highland
- The House on Willis Avenue (1978) ... Garth McGregor
- Claire (1975) ... Capt. Highland
 1977 Operation Petticoat (TV Series)
Admiral
- Operation Petticoat (1977) ... Admiral (uncredited)
 1974-1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Jack McGraw / Eamon Kinsella Royce / Lt. Bruckner / ...
- The Blue Fog (1977) ... Jack McGraw
- Eamon Kinsella Royce (1976) ... Eamon Kinsella Royce
- Robbery: 48 Hours (1974) ... Lt. Bruckner
- The Hunters (1974) ... John Morrison
 1975-1976 Mobile One (TV Series)
Peter Campbell
- Libel (1976)
- Murder at Fourteen (1975) ... Peter Campbell
- The Listening Ear (1975) ... Peter Campbell
- The Boxer (1975) ... Peter Campbell
- The Middle Man (1975) ... Peter Campbell
 1975 Mobile Two (TV Movie)
Peter Campbell
 1974 The Day the Earth Moved (TV Movie)
Steve Barker
 1974 The Dean Martin Comedy World (TV Series)
Host
- Episode dated 6 June 1974 (1974) ... Host
 1974 Doctor Dan (TV Movie)
Dr. Dan Morgan
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Barney Tolliver
- Dead Heat (1974) ... Barney Tolliver
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Nelson Hayward
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Harlan Slade
- Break-In (1973) ... Harlan Slade
 1973 Keep an Eye on Denise (TV Movie)
 1973 Of Men and Women (TV Movie)
Ted (segment "Hot Machine, Cold Machine")
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Dumpy Doyle
- Cry of the Cat (1972) ... Dumpy Doyle
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Dr. Norman
- The Countdown (1972) ... Dr. Norman
 1972 McCloud (TV Series)
Winn Hollis
- The New Mexican Connection (1972) ... Winn Hollis
 1972 The Astronaut (TV Movie)
Kurt Anderson
 1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (TV Movie)
Ed Miller
 1968 Shadow on the Land (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Andy Davis
 1964 Calhoun: County Agent (TV Movie)
Everett Calhoun
 1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Jonathan West / Caesar
- Caesar and Me (1964) ... Jonathan West / Caesar (voice)
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Lt. Dickson
- The Hunley (1963) ... Lt. Dickson
 1956-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Val Barton
- Mid-Summer (1958) ... Val Barton
 1962-1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
John Reardon / Judd Rogers
- Thunder in a Forgotten Town (1963) ... John Reardon
- Special Assignment (1962) ... Judd Rogers
 1961 The Gertrude Berg Show (TV Series)
Lt. Charles 'Chick' Hennesey, USN
- Mrs. G. Meets Dr. Hennesey (1961) ... Lt. Charles 'Chick' Hennesey, USN
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Chris Shade
- Curtain Call (1958) ... Chris Shade
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- The Hasty Heart (1958)
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- Free Ride (1958)
 1953-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dave Tuttle
- The Fair-Haired Boy (1958) ... Dave Tuttle
- Hound-Dog Man (1953)
- Birthright (1953)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1952-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Willy Benton / Milton 'Mezz' Mezzrow / Private Oscar Purkey / ...
- End of Morning (1956) ... Willy Benton
- Really the Blues (1953) ... Milton 'Mezz' Mezzrow
- Private Purkey's Private Place (1953) ... Private Oscar Purkey
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Bubbo
- The Pardon-Me Boy (1955) ... Bubbo
 1953-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Harlow / Joe Toyah / Bob Heywood
- Fast Break (1955) ... Bill Harlow / Joe Toyah
- Big Jim's Boy (1953) ... Bob Heywood
 1953-1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Charles Steen / Larry
- I Found Sixty Million Dollars (1955) ... Charles Steen
- Tour of Duty (1953)
- The Middle Son (1953) ... Larry
 1955 Justice (TV Series)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jeremy Bates
- Yankee Peddler (1955) ... Jeremy Bates
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
O'Hara
- Yellow Jack (1955) ... O'Hara
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Joe Morton
- Falling Star (1954) ... Joe Morton
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- Gran'ma Rebel (1953)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Towerman (1953)
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
- Westward the Sun (1953)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- A Reputation (1953)
 1948-1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Diehard (1953)
- The Ivory Door (1948)
 1951-1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Dan Crowley / Murderer / Williams
- The Invisible Killer (1952) ... Dan Crowley
- Murderers' Meeting (1951) ... Murderer
- Go Home Dead Man (1951) ... Williams
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dave Carter / Orrin Dudley
- A Message for Janice (1952) ... Dave Carter
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dudley (1952) ... Orrin Dudley
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Tom
- The Cocoon (1952) ... Tom
 1951 The Clock (TV Series)
- Dream Beach (1951)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Jinxed (1949)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Francis X. Digman") in "King of Hearts" on Broadway. Comedy/farce. Written by Jean Kerr and Eleanor Brooke. Directed by Walter Kerr. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The National Theatre from 4 Oct 1954 to close): 1 Apr 1954-27 Nov 1954 (279 performances). Cast: Donald Cook (as "Larry Larkin"), Cloris Leachman (as "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jackie | Hal Roach's Rascals | Alan Smithee

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In 1976] Sometimes I'll wake up in the middle of the night and I'll hear a voice that sounds familiar . . . my wife has fallen asleep with the tube on, and I'll finally start recognizing the dialogue, look up, and Jesus Christ, it's me at 14, or 12, or 9, or whatever. Sometimes I'll sit there and watch it and I can tell myself what's coming next . . . I remember the dialogue, the scene and the ... See more »

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Born at 12:35pm-PDT. See more »

Nickname:

America's Boy

Star Sign:

Virgo

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