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Sandra Shaw (I) (1913–2000)

Sandra Shaw was born on May 27, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Veronica Balfe. She was an actress, known for The Gay Nighties (1933), King Kong (1933) and Blood Money (1933). She was married to Dr. John Converse and Gary Cooper. She died on February 16, 2000 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

The Gay Nighties
The Gay Nighties Countess
King Kong
King Kong Hotel Woman Dropped by Kong
Blood Money
Blood Money Job Seeker
No Other Woman
No Other Woman Actress


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 1958 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Mrs. Gary Cooper
- Gary Cooper Show (1958) ... Mrs. Gary Cooper
 1933 Blood Money
Job Seeker (uncredited)
 1933 The Gay Nighties (Short)
 1933 King Kong
Hotel Woman Dropped by Kong (uncredited)
 1933 No Other Woman (uncredited)
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 1989 Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend (Documentary) (acknowledgment - as Mrs. Gary Cooper)
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 1942 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 3 (Documentary short)
Herself (uncredited)
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 2005 I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (Documentary)
Blonde Held by Kong (uncredited)
 1989 Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend (Documentary)
Herself (as Rocky Cooper)

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Active fund-raiser for the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.

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Mrs. Gary Cooper | Rocky Cooper


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Mother of Maria Cooper Janis. See more »



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