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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")
Click Self - Inventor of the cellphone
How William Shatner Changed the World Self - Inventor, Cell Phone


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 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

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Made the first public cellular phone call on April 3, 1973 on Sixth Avenue, in front of the New York Hilton Midtown, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, where there is a plaque to commemorate the event. See more »


Father of the cell phone.

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