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|Also Known As:||Merian Caldwell Cooper,Merian Cooper||Died:||April 21, 1973|
|Born:||October 24, 1894||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Jacksonville, Florida, USA||Profession:||Producer ... producer director screenwriter|
Director, with Ernest Schoedsack, of exotic adventure films in the 1920s and 30s, most notably "King Kong" (1933). Cooper subsequently concentrated on producing, often in collaboration with John Ford, and received a Special Academy Award in 1952 for his "many innovations and contributions to the art of motion pictures."
MrGotrocks ( 2008-04-10 )
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Beginning in 1941 he served as Chief of Staff to Claire Chennault in the American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers.)
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