Jackie Cooper

Actor · Director · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 73
John Cooper Jr. was an American actor, television director, producer, and executive. He was a child actor who made the transition to an adult career. Cooper was the first child actor to receive an Oscar nomination. At age 9 he was the youngest performer to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, an honor that he received for the film Skippy (1931). read more

John Cooper Jr. was an American actor, television director, producer, and executive. He was a child actor who made the transition to an adult career. Cooper was the first child actor to receive an Oscar nomination. At age 9 he was the youngest performer to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, an honor that he received for the film Skippy (1931). For nearly 50 years, Cooper remained the youngest Oscar nominee in any category.

Birth Name

John Cooper Jr.

Born

Friday, 15 September 1922

Died

Tuesday, 03 May 2011

Actor Filmography

America in Color Self 2017
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2012
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Perry White / Perry White (archive footage) 2006
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman Himself / Self 2006
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Dink 2004
Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir Self - Actor / Self 2001
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Himself / Self 2000
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
The Our Gang Story Self / Jackie / Dink / Dinky Daniels / Socrates ' Sock' Miller / Lt. Charles ' Chic' Hennessey, USN 1994
Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie Self 1993
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Actor Filmography

America in Color Self 2017
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2012
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Perry White / Perry White (archive footage) 2006
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman Himself / Self 2006
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Dink 2004
Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir Self - Actor / Self 2001
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Himself / Self 2000
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
The Our Gang Story Self / Jackie / Dink / Dinky Daniels / Socrates ' Sock' Miller / Lt. Charles ' Chic' Hennessey, USN 1994
Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie Self 1993
MGM: When the Lion Roars Himself 1992
Surrender Ace Morgan 1987
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Perry White 1987
Biography Self 1987
Sledge Hammer! Audience Member 1986
American Masters Self - Actor 1986
Murder, She Wrote Carl Schulman / Neil Fletcher 1984
The 56th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1984
Our Gang: Inside the Clubhouse Jackie / Self 1984
Superman III Perry White 1983
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) / Self 1983
St. Elsewhere Dr. David Domedion 1982
Hollywood's Children Self / Self (archive footage) 1982
Superman II Perry White 1980
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself / Self 1980
Superman Perry White 1978
Mobile One Peter Campbell 1975
Journey Into Fear Eric Hurst 1975
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
The Day the Earth Moved Steve Barker 1974
The Dean Martin Comedy World Self - Host, Self - Host / Host 1974
Chosen Survivors Raymond Couzins 1974
The Rockford Files Capt. Highland, Garth McGregor 1974
Kojak Frank Mulvaney 1973
Hollywood's Talking Self 1973
Police Story Eamon Kinsella Royce, Jack McGraw, John Morrison, Lt. Bruckner 1973
Hec Ramsey Barney Tolliver 1972
Stand Up and Be Counted Doctor 1972
Circle of Fear Dumpy Doyle 1972
The Astronaut Kurt Anderson 1972
The Love Machine Danton Miller 1971
Columbo Nelson Hayward 1971
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring Ed Miller 1971
McCloud Winn Hollis 1970
It's Your Bet Self 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Shadow on the Land Lt. Col. Andy Davis 1968
Hawaii Five-O Dr. Alexander Southmore 1968
Ironside Dr. Norman 1967
The F.B.I. Harlan Slade 1965
Calhoun: County Agent Everett Calhoun 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
The Great Adventure Lt. Dickson 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Self 1963
Hollywood Without Make-Up Self / Himself 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Self 1962
Everything's Ducky Lt. J.S. Parmell - Psychiatrist 1961
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
The Gertrude Berg Show Lt. Charles 'Chick' Hennesey, USN 1961
Password Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre John Reardon, Judd Rogers, Self - Host 1961
The Revlon Revue Himself 1959
The Twilight Zone Jonathan West / Caesar 1959
Hennesey Lt. Charles 'Chick' Hennesey, MD 1959
Keep Talking Self 1958
The Steve Lawrence-Eydie Gorme Show Self 1958
Jazz Party Self - Drummer 1958
Make Me Laugh Self 1958
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom Himself 1957
Goodyear Theatre Chris Shade 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 1956
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self - Guest 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Guest, Self - Singer 1951
The People's Choice Socrates 'Sock' Miller, Socretes 'Sock' Miller / Socrates 'Sock' Miller, Socrates 'Sock' Miller / The King, Socrates 'Sock' Miller / Chief Swooping Eagle 1955
MGM Parade Dink 1955
This Is Your Life Self - Filmed tribute 1955
Producers' Showcase O'Hara 1954
The Elgin Hour Joe Morton 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
The United States Steel Hour Val Barton 1953
On Your Way Self 1953
The Revlon Mirror Theater 1953
General Electric Theater Jeremy Bates 1953
This Is Your Life Self 1950
Cowboy G-Men Kenny Smith 1952
The Name's the Same Self - Guest Panelist 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Bill Harlow / Joe Toyah, Bob Heywood 1951
Tales of Tomorrow Tom 1951
Lux Video Theatre Orrin Dudley, Dave Carter 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Actor 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Actor 1950
Armstrong Circle Theatre Charles Steen, Larry 1950
Your Show of Shows Himself - Guest Performer, Self - Guest Performer 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Pvt. Oscar Purkey, Willy Benton, Maurice Gaines, Peter Graves, Milton 'Mezz' Mezzrow 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self 1950
20 Questions Self 1949
Arthur Godfrey and His Friends Self 1949
Suspense Murderer, Dan Crowley, Williams 1949
Floor Show Himself, Self 1948
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
Studio One Blackie Scantling, Dave Tuttle 1948
Repertory Theatre Bubbo 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actor, Self - Actor / Drummer 1948
French Leave Skitch Kilroy 1948
Kilroy Was Here John J. Kilroy 1947
Stork Bites Man Ernest (Ernie) C. Brown 1947
Where Are Your Children? Danny Cheston 1943
Screen Snapshots Series 23, No. 1: Hollywood in Uniform Self 1943
The Navy Comes Through Joe 'Babe' Duttson 1942
Men of Texas Robert Houston Scott 1942
Syncopation Johnny Schumacher 1942
Glamour Boy Tiny Barlow 1941
Her First Beau Chuck Harris 1941
Ziegfeld Girl Jerry Regan 1941
Gallant Sons Byron 'By' Newbold / Byron Newbold 1940
Life with Henry Henry Aldrich 1940
Rodeo Dough Jackie Cooper 1940
The Return of Frank James Clem 1940
Seventeen William Sylvanus Baxter 1940
The Big Guy Jimmy Hutchins 1939
Hollywood Cavalcade Burglar 1939
What a Life Henry Aldrich 1939
Two Bright Boys Rory O'Donnell 1939
Streets of New York James Michael 'Jimmy' Keenan 1939
The Spirit of Culver Tom Allen 1939
Scouts to the Rescue Bruce Scott 1939
Newsboys' Home Rifle Edwards 1938
Gangster's Boy Larry Kelly 1938
That Certain Age Kenneth 'Ken' Warren / Kenneth Warren 1938
Bear Facts Bear 1938
White Banners Peter Trimble 1938
Boy of the Streets Chuck Brennan 1937
The Devil Is a Sissy 'Buck' Murphy 1936
Tough Guy Frederick Martindale 'Freddie' Vincent, III / Frederick Martindale Vincent III 1936
O'Shaughnessy's Boy 'Stubby' / Joseph "Stubby" O'Shaughnessy 1935
Dinky Dinky Daniels 1935
Peck's Bad Boy Bill Peck 1934
Treasure Island Jim Hawkins 1934
Hollywood on Parade No. B-1 1934
Lone Cowboy Scooter O'Neal 1933
Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 Self 1933
The Bowery Swipes McGurk 1933
Broadway to Hollywood Ted Hackett Jr. as a Child / Ted Hackett Jr. as Child 1933
Hollywood on Parade No. A-3 Self 1932
Divorce in the Family Terry Parker 1932
When a Feller Needs a Friend Edward Haverford 'Eddie' Randall 1932
The Christmas Party Jackie / Himself 1931
The Champ Dink / Dink Purcell 1931
Young Donovan's Kid Midge Murray 1931
Bargain Day Jackie 1931
Skippy Skippy Skinner / Skippy 1931
Little Daddy Jackie 1931
Love Business Jackie Cooper 1931
Helping Grandma Jackie 1931
School's Out Jackie Cooper 1930
Teacher's Pet Jackie 1930
Pups Is Pups Jackie 1930
A Tough Winter Jackie 1930
Bear Shooters Jackie 1930
When the Wind Blows Jackie / Jack 1930
The First Seven Years Jackie 1930
Shivering Shakespeare Jackie 1930
Moan & Groan, Inc. Jackie 1929
Sunny Side Up Jerry McGinnis 1929
Bouncing Babies 1929
Boxing Gloves Jackie 1929
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 Little Boy in 'That's You, Baby' Number 1929
The Little Rascals 1922

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1979 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series Won
1974 Emmy Best Directing in Comedy Won
1962 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead) Nominated
1961 Emmy Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead) Nominated
1931 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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