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James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)

Favorite writer of generations of Americans, Cooper was born on 15 September 1789, and grew up on his family's huge wooded settlement, Cooperstown, New York, which his father, William Cooper, a prominent Federalist, had founded before the boy's birth. His days as a Yale student were cut short when he was expelled for misbehaviour. He gamely joined... See full bio »

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 1996 The Pathfinder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1994-1995 Hawkeye (TV Series) (characters - 22 episodes)
- The Return (1995) ... (characters)
- The Bounty (1995) ... (characters)
- Hester (1995) ... (characters)
- The Plague (1995) ... (characters)
- Vengeance Is Mine (1995) ... (characters - uncredited)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans (novel)
 1990 Zveroboy (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Sledopyt (novel)
 1987 The Last of the Mohicans (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 The Leatherstocking Tales (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 ... (novel)
 1979 Once Upon a Classic (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Leatherstocking Tales (1979) ... (novel)
 1978 The Deerslayer (TV Movie) (novel "The Deerslayer")
 1977 Last of the Mohicans (TV Movie) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - uncredited)
 1975 The Last of the Mohicans (TV Movie) (book)
 1973 Hawkeye, the Pathfinder (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Pathfinder" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... (novel "The Pathfinder")
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (novel "The Pathfinder")
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (novel "The Pathfinder")
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... (novel "The Pathfinder")
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (novel "The Pathfinder")
 1972 Novela (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El espía (1972)
 1971 The Last of the Mohicans (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - 8 episodes)
- Part 8 (1971) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J. Fenimore Cooper)
- Part 7 (1971) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J. Fenimore Cooper)
- Part 6 (1971) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J. Fenimore Cooper)
- Part 5 (1971) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J. Fenimore Cooper)
- Part 4 (1971) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J. Fenimore Cooper)
  The Leatherstocking Tales (TV Mini-Series) (loosely based on the novels by - 3 episodes, 1969) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - 1 episode, 1969)
- Die Prärie (1969) ... (loosely based on the novels by)
- Das Fort am Biberfluß (1969) ... (loosely based on the novels by)
- The Last of the Mohicans (1969) ... (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
- Der Wildtöter (1969) ... (loosely based on the novels by)
 1967 Chingachgook, die grosse Schlange (novel "The Deerslayer" - as J.F. Cooper)
 1965 Fall of the Mohicans (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1965 The Last Tomahawk (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series) (novel - 39 episodes)
- Circle of Hate (1957) ... (novel)
- The Indian Doll (1957) ... (novel)
- The Printer (1957) ... (novel)
- The Long Rifles (1957) ... (novel)
- The Royal Grant (1957) ... (novel)
 1957 The Deerslayer (novel "The Deerslayer")
 1952 The Pathfinder (based on the novel by)
 1950 The Iroquois Trail (novels "The Leather-Stocking Tales")
 1947 The Prairie (based on a story by)
 1947 Last of the Redmen (story "Last of the Mohicans")
 1943 The Deerslayer (novel "The Deerslayer")
 1941 The Pioneers (based on stories by)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1932 The Last of the Mohicans (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1924 Leatherstocking (novel)
 1923 Lederstrumpf (novels "The Leather-Stocking Tales")
 1920 Lederstrumpf, 2. Teil: Der Letzte der Mohikaner (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1920 The Last of the Mohicans (novel)
 1914/I The Spy (based on a novel by)
 1913 The Deerslayer (Short) (novel "The Deerslayer")
 1912 A Tale of the Wilderness (Short) (novel)
 1911/II The Last of the Mohicans (Short) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1911/I The Last of the Mohicans (Short) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1910 A Mohawk's Way (Short) (novel)
 1909 Leather Stocking (Short) (novels "The Leather-Stocking Tales")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Pioneers" (filmed as The Pioneers (1941)) See more »

Alternate Names:

J. Fenimore Cooper | J.F. Cooper
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Trivia:

Pictured on the 2¢ US postage stamp in the Famous American/Authors series, issued 29 January 1940.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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