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James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)


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

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 2006 L'ultimo dei Mohicani (TV Series)
 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 "The Deerslayer")
 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 Prairie (TV Movie)
 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" - uncredited)
 1965 The Last Tomahawk (novel "The Last of the Mohicans" - as J.F. Cooper)
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series) (novel - 39 episodes)
- Circle of Hate (1957) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Indian Doll (1957) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Printer (1957) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Long Rifles (1957) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Royal Grant (1957) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1957 The Deerslayer (novel "The Deerslayer")
 1956 Der letzte der Mohikaner (TV Movie) (novel "The Last of the Mohicans")
 1952 The Pathfinder (based on the novel by)
 1950 The Iroquois Trail (based on "The Leather-Stocking Tales" by)
 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 Red Rover: A Tale". See more »

Alternate Names:

J. Fenimore Cooper | J.F. Cooper

Spouse:

Susan Augusta DeLancey  (his death)  (7 children)
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Trivia:

He was inducted into the 2015 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services to Arts and Literature. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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