George Cooper (actor)

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George Cooper
George Cooper in Sitting on the Moon.jpg
Cooper in Sitting on the Moon (1936)
Born
George Cooper Healey

(1892-12-12)December 12, 1892
DiedDecember 9, 1943(1943-12-09) (aged 50)
OccupationActor
Years active1911–1940
Spouse(s)
Carolina Edwina Weiss
(m. 1915)
[1]
Children4

George Cooper Healey (December 12, 1892 December 9, 1943) was an American actor of the silent film era. [2] Cooper appeared on stage first, then in 210 films between 1911 and 1940. His son George Cooper Jr. (1920–2015) was also an actor who appeared in films from 1947 until 1954.

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Selected filmography

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References

  1. "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940", George Cooper Healey and Carolina Edwina Weiss, 27 September 1915, Kings, New York; New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,613,743. Digital copy of original record, FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN   9781476609058 via Google Books.