Jeanne Cooper

Jeanne Cooper

Highest Rated: 100% Man from the Alamo (1953)

Lowest Rated: 50% Tony Rome (1967)

Birthday: Oct 25, 1928

Birthplace: Not Available

Actress Jeanne Cooper entered films in 1953. Though she worked often, Cooper appeared in only a handful of memorable movies, including the rare Roger Corman social-protest film The Intruder (1961) and The Boston Strangler (1968). She was seen to better advantage on television, guesting in a wide range of roles on such series as The Twilight Zone and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. From 1969 to 1970, she was seen as Grace Douglas on the prime-time "inside Hollywood" series Bracken's World. She is best known for her ongoing characterization of Kay Chancellor on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Unlike many other daytime-drama actresses, who prefer to keep their onscreen characters and actual personalities separate, Cooper has invested many of her own life experiences in the role of Kay Chancellor. She harked back on her own bout with alcoholism to realistically portray Kay's recovery from a chronic drinking problem; and, when Jeanne underwent a facelift, so did Kay -- complete with in-progress shots of the actual operation. Jeanne Cooper is the mother of actor Corbin Bernsen. She passed away at age 84 in 2013.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Donna on Demand Actor 2008
No Score Yet Carpool Guy Mrs. Lunsford 2005
No Score Yet Gentle Ben 2---Danger on the Mountain Rowland 2003
No Score Yet Frozen Assets Actor 2002
No Score Yet The Tomorrow Man Actor 2002
No Score Yet Beyond Suspicion Renata 1993
No Score Yet Appointment for a Killing Renata 1993
No Score Yet Frozen Assets Zach Shepard's Mother 1992
No Score Yet Sweet Hostage Mrs. Withers 1975
No Score Yet The All-American Boy Nola Bealer 1973
No Score Yet Kansas City Bomber Vivien 1972
80% There Was a Crooked Man Prostitute 1970
86% The Boston Strangler Cloe 1968
50% Tony Rome Lorna 1967
60% The Glory Guys Mrs. McCabe 1965
No Score Yet Black Zoo Edna Conrad 1963
No Score Yet The Intruder Vi Griffin 1962
No Score Yet House of Women Helen Jennings 1962
No Score Yet Plunder Road Fran Werner 1957
No Score Yet Five Steps to Danger Helen Bethke 1957
No Score Yet Red Nightmare Helen Donovan 1957
No Score Yet The Houston Story Actor 1956
No Score Yet Over-Exposed Renee 1956
No Score Yet The Naked Street (The Brass Ring) Evelyn Shriner 1955
No Score Yet The Redhead from Wyoming Myra 1953
100% Man from the Alamo Kate Lamar 1953

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
Estelle 1997
1996
No Score Yet L.A. Law
1986-1994
1986
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
Mrs. Talley Sarah Richards Myra 1973
1970
1968
No Score Yet Perry Mason
1957-1966
Ethel Laura Thelma Bell Miriam Mary 1966
1964
1962
1959
1958
100% The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
1964-1968
Mother Fear 1965
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Lily 1963
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Abigail Emilia 1963
1962
No Score Yet Rawhide
1959-1965
Kate Clara 1963
1961
No Score Yet Ben Casey
1961-1966
1961
No Score Yet Maverick
1957-1962
Virginia Cory Martha Flood 1961
1957
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Liz 1959

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