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Henry Cooper (I) (1934–2011)


Before the ascent of Lennox Lewis in the 1990s, Henry Cooper was considered the greatest heavyweight boxer in modern British history. Friendly, polite, well-mannered, and always a "good sport", he and his twin brother George Cooper (he fought as Jim Cooper) embarked on colorful professional boxing careers together. Jim Cooper, however, never ... See full bio »

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Known For

Royal Flash
Royal Flash John Gully, M.P.
(1975)
The Plank
The Plank Beer drinker
(1979)
Cooperama
Cooperama Actor
(1966)
Not Only... But Also
(1966)

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 1984 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
- Episode #6.6 (1984)
 1982 Dear Heart (TV Series)
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Beer drinker
 1975 Royal Flash
John Gully, M.P.
 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Himsef - Panellist
- The Final Chapter (1974) ... Himsef - Panellist
 1973 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Gainsborough Lady / Man on Park Bench
- Episode #7.4 (1973) ... Gainsborough Lady (uncredited)
- Episode #7.3 (1973) ... Man on Park Bench
 1966 Cooperama (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
 1966 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1966)
 1959 After Hours (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1959)
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir H. Cooper | Sir Henry Cooper | The Late Sir Henry Cooper | Sir Henry Cooper OBE

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Challenged John Grigg to a boxing match after Grigg wrote an article seen by Cooper and others as a personal attack on Queen Elizabeth. Grigg wrote that her "tweedy" courtiers made her come across in public as "a priggish school girl" with speaking style he described as "a pain in the neck". [1957]. See more »

Nickname:

'Enry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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