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Date of Birth 21 February 1937Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth NameJilly Sallitt

Mini Bio (1)

Jilly Cooper was born on February 21, 1937 in Yorkshire, England as Jilly Sallitt. She is a writer and actress, known for Riders (1993), The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (1997) and Octavia (2009). She has been married to Leo Cooper since 1961. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Leo Cooper (1961 - present) (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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