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Martin Cooper (III)

Martin Cooper was born on December 26, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He has been married to Arlene Harris since 1991. See full bio »

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Known For

60 Minutes Self - Inventor (segment "Marty's Big Idea")
How William Shatner Changed the World Self - Inventor, Cell Phone
Click Self - Inventor of the cellphone


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 2021 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)
Self - Cellphone Inventor
- Episode #43.34 (2021) ... Self - Cellphone Inventor (as Marty Cooper)
 2016 The Eighties (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Technology Gets Personal (2016) ... Self
 2013 Stickability (Documentary)
 2013 Click (TV Series documentary)
Self - Inventor of the cellphone
- Episode dated 6 April 2013 (2013) ... Self - Inventor of the cellphone (as Marty Cooper)
 2010 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Inventor (segment "Marty's Big Idea")
- Are They Safe?/The Seed School/Marty's Big Idea (2010) ... Self - Inventor (segment "Marty's Big Idea") (as Marty Cooper)
 2005 How William Shatner Changed the World (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Inventor, Cell Phone
 2005 Now on PBS (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 28 October 2005 (2005) ... Self
 2004 Celling Out (Video documentary short)
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 2016 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Inventor
- Morley Safer: A Reporter's Life (2016) ... Self - Inventor

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Enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserves, serving as a submarine officer during the Korean War. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Marty Cooper


Arlene Harris

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Father of the cell phone.

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