Wyatt Emory Cooper

Wyatt Emory Cooper

Quitman, Clarke County, Mississippi, USA
Death 5 Jan 1978 (aged 50)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Plot Cooper family plot located outisde of the Vanderbilt Mausoleum
Memorial ID 14669135 · View Source
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Author and film-script writer. He was the husband of heiress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt, and father of CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper and the late Carter Cooper. He grew up in New Orleans and moved to New York in his twenties to pursue acting. At age 26 he appeared on Broadway in the cast of 'The Strong Are Lonely.' He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a screenwriter writing the screenplay for the film 'The Chapman Reports' starring Shelley Winters and Jane Fonda and also appeared in a bit role in the 1961 film 'Sanctuary.'

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Gloria and Wyatt together without fear, Trusting in God, In ourselves, In each other, With faith, Hope, and Love.

  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 21 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14669135
  • Lynda Turbeville
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wyatt Emory Cooper (1 Sep 1927–5 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14669135, citing Vanderbilt Family Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .