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Jeanne Cooper
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Full Name

Wilma Jeanne Cooper

Birthdate

October 25, 1928

Birthplace

Taft, California, USA

Date of Death

May 8, 2013 (age 84)

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1970-2013

Jeanne Cooper's career in daytime started in 1970 when she was cast as Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless. Cooper is Y&R longest running cast member. Cooper crossed Katherine over to The Bold and the Beautiful in 2000. Cooper appeared in two episode of Guiding Light during its final episodes in 2009.  Cooper passed away on May 8, 2013 after battling an infection when she was 84 years old.

Personal LifeEdit

Cooper was married to Harry Bernsen (1954-1964). They share three children: Corbin (b. 09/07/1954), Collin (b. 03/30/1958) and Caren.

SoapographyEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1989 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1990 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1991 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1992 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1999 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
2000 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
2004 Lifetime Achievement W
2005 Supporting Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
2007 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
2008 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless W
2009 Lead Actress Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless

N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR

CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1986 Outstanding Supporting Actress - Daytime Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1988 Oustanding Leading Actress - Daytime Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N
1989 Outstanding Leading Actress - Daytime Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless W
1989 Editor's Choice Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless W
1990 Outstanding Lead Actress - Daytime Katherine Chancellor, The Young and the Restless N

Primetime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY SERIES W/N
1962 Outstanding Supporting Actress Ben Casey N
1987 Outstanding Guest Performer - Drama L.A. Law N

Honors

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Preceded by
Maura West (2007)
Lead Actress Winner
2008
Succeeded by
Susan Haskell (2009)

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