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John "Jackie" Cooper, Jr. , 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 nomination. At age 9, he was also the youngest performer to have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role an honor that he received for the film Skippy . For nearly 50 years, Cooper remained the youngest Oscar nominee in any category, until he was surpassed by Justin Henry's nomination, at age 8, in the Supporting Actor category for Kramer vs.
DOB: 1922-09-15

Jackie Cooper

Jackie Cooper

John "Jackie" Cooper, Jr. , 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 nomination. At age 9, he was also the youngest performer to have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role an honor that he received for the film Skippy . For nearly 50 years, Cooper remained the youngest Oscar nominee in any category, until he was surpassed by Justin Henry's nomination, at age 8, in the Supporting Actor category for Kramer vs.

Avg 21-Day Earnings:
$1,000
Birthday:
Sep 15, 1922
Record Price
$8,000
Date of Record Price
Apr, 20, 2014

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