MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — WKRG News 5 continues to recognize trailblazers during Black History Month. News 5 recognizes the first Black person to command a Marine Corps infantry company, General Gary Cooper. Born in 1936, Cooper grew up in Mobile. He graduated from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School and the University of Notre Dame. At the […]
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Gary Walters Cooper was born January 15, 1950, the son of Fred Samuel John and Mildred (Hepler) Cooper in Adair County, Iowa. He passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022, at the Mercy One Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 72. Gary was raised in Adair County...
Funeral Services for Gary Cooper, 72, of Greenfield will be held on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Lamb Funeral Home in Greenfield. A luncheon will immediately follow the service at the Greenfield United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Lamb Funeral Home in Greenfield. Memorials to the Gary Cooper Memorial Fund to be established by the family at a later date.
They were a pairing of opposites: High Noon star Gary Cooper stood 6-foot-3 and spoke softly and slowly. Tiny 5-foot Lupe Vélez was always erupting with laughter or screaming in anger. “You couldn’t help but being attracted to Lupe Vélez,” Gary said. “She flashed, stormed and sparkled.”. The couple met...
Gary Cooper found solace in the outdoors, meeting American troops, daughter says: 'It meant the world to him'
Gary Cooper’s only child is determined to keep the legendary actor’s legacy alive. The Oscar winner, who started his Hollywood career in 1925 doing stunt riding for Westerns, passed away in 1961 just six days after turning 60. In his lifetime, the actor who appeared in over 100 films, was idolized as the everyman who commanded the screen with ease. But despite his fame, Cooper felt truly at peace in the outdoors, which stemmed from his childhood on his father’s Montana ranch.
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Gary Cooper was the epitome of the strong, quiet hero. His Hollywood career spanned the silent movie era and the golden age of Westerns. The way his daughter, Maria Cooper Janis, tells it, the legendary movie star was extremely down to earth. What’s more, Cooper was a true Outsider. Born and raised on a Montana ranch, the peace he found outdoors was a constant throughout his life. And even though he wasn’t a singer, comedian, or dancer, he felt it important to contribute to the war effort during World War II by doing his best to entertain the troops.
Sixty years after her father Gary Cooper passed away from an aggressive form of prostate cancer, the western actor’s daughter is opening up about how he lived his life during the final years. While promoting her new book Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers, Gary Cooper’s daughter, Maria Cooper...
With one of the greatest opening sequences in film history, High Noon kicks-off in an outstanding fashion and this 1952 film just gets better and better as it builds towards its climax. Director Fred Zinnemann delivers one of the great westerns of all time with this brilliantly composed piece of commercial cinema.
Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, 1931. Source: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain. There is a totally forgotten actor, (or almost), from the classic times of Hollywood, who did a few very interesting films.
One of Hollywood's best actors ever, Gary Cooper has won his place among the "heavy" names of the Classic era. Below, a few films, directed by some of the best men from Hollywood, that you simply cannot miss.
Clayton County Register
Gary L. Cooper, 72, recently of Decorah and longtime resident of Waukon, died of COVID-19 Monday, December 7, 2020 at Pinnacle Care Initiatives in Cedar Falls. Friends and family are invited to attend graveside services with military honors Saturday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Waukon. Following...
They were wearing a suit and a tie on almost every occasion, in front of the cameras or other situations. Their hair was always perfect and shiny, no matter the weather conditions.
Even an emerging program with by most accounts a great culture isn’t immune to the new era of roster turnover in college sports. Spring practice can bring clarity to the depth chart, and that may in part help explain a recent wave of IU football entries into the NCAA’s transfer portal over the last week.
Watch as the icon originally cast as ‘High Noon’s Will Kane, John Wayne, accepts the ‘Best Actor’ Oscar for his friend, Gary Cooper. Few films boast the sort of Hollywood history ‘High Noon’ is steeped in. In a well-documented saga, John Wayne would staunchly refuse the film’s lead role of Marshal Will Kane. His reason? The story was, in his and many eyes, an obvious attack on the Hollywood blacklisting movement.
I’d be tempted every decade we visited to remind you to set your watches ahead one hour plus 10 years. But I’d run the risk of getting coffee cups thrown at me from behind, which you can’t do because you can’t leave stuff from the future in the past or bad things like dinosaurs returning in 2021 could happen.
Ten minutes before classes officially ended, Maria Cooper Janis would sometimes climb through the bushes that separated Marymount High School and the Bel-Air Golf Club. “Our time was coordinated,” the daughter of Academy Award–winning legend Gary Cooper tells Closer. “I would meet up with my parents on the fourth or fifth hole, walk with them and hit some golf balls.”