John "Jackie" Cooper, Jr. (September 15, 1922 – May 3, 2011), was an American actor, television director, producer and executive. He was a child actor who managed to make the transition to an adult career. Cooper was the first child actor to receive an Academy Award...Wikipedia
Age: 88 (age at death)
Born: 15th September, 1922, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 3rd May, 2011, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Claim to Fame: The Champ
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No amount of rationalization, no excuses, can make up for what a kid loses -- what I lost -- when a normal childhood is abandoned for a movie career.
I hope this series is good work, but it is in the half-hour medium, which is limited to a kind of mediocrity that sponsors are just dying to have right now, and the public, for some reason, is unconsciously demanding.
Until 13-year-old Keisha Castle-Hughes was nominated for Best Actress in 2004, he was the only actor to earn a Best Actor/Actress nomination for an Academy Award before his/her 18th birthday. Seventeen other actors have earned Oscar nominations as children, but all except Keisha were in the supporting categories.
When his first son was to be signed to a long-term contract with MGM, Cooper`s studio at the height of his fame as a child, he intervened and convinced his ex-wife (the boy`s mother) to decline: "It`s no way for a kid to grow up." Adamantly opposed to children acting to the exclusion of a normal upbringing, based on his own life experiences. None of Cooper`s four children were performers.
SCREEN legend Joan Crawford slept her way to stardom and didn't stop there as she shamelessly indulged her passion for bisexual men and kinky sex, according to a shocking book.
In his blockbuster biography, "Joan Crawford, Hollywood Martyr", author David Bret reveals that the gritty but glamorous actress grew up with a sadistic brother and an abusive stepdad, bedded a slew of matinee idols during her five marriages, once tried to seduce gay heartthrob Rock Hudson by asking him to pretend she was Clark Gable, and forced FBI director J. Edgar Hoover to erase her... Read More
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Shirley Jean Rickert, a former child actress who was the cute little blond with the spit curls in “Our Gang” comedies in the early 1930s and later became a long-haired burlesque stripper known as Gilda and Her Crowning Glory, has died. She was 82.
Rickert, who in recent decades went by her married name of Measures, died Friday after a long illness in a nursing home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., said her daughter, Melody Kennedy.
Born in Seattle on March 25, 1926, Rickert won a local baby beauty contest when she was 18 months old. Her mother, confident... Read More
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Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical Meet Me in St. Louis and creating the radio and TV series The Life of Riley, has died. He was 94.
Brecher died of age-related causes Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said his wife, Norma.
Comedy writer Larry Gelbart, a longtime friend, remembered Brecher for his great wit.
“He was always a treat whenever he spoke,” Gelbart told The Times on Tuesday. “I, for... Read More
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