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Date of Birth 21 February 1937Hornchurch, Essex, England, UK
Birth NameJilly Sallitt

Mini Bio (1)

Jilly Cooper was born on February 21, 1937 in Hornchurch, Essex, England as Jilly Sallitt. She is a writer and actress, known for Riders (1993), The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (1997) and Comedy Playhouse (1961). She was previously married to Leo Cooper.

Spouse (1)

Leo Cooper (1961 - 29 November 2013) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (5)

She won £7450 for her chosen charity in The Weakest Link show (February 2002).
Didn't learn to drive a car until she was 56
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Literature.
Patron of the charity Celia Cross Greyhound Trust.
Bisley Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: Writer [August 2012]

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