LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Cooper, the former child movie star who won a best Cooper died Tuesday of old age at a nursing facility in Santa Monica, Calif.
Jackie Cooper, who went from Oscar-nominated child star to TV Perry White in the four Christopher Reeve Superman films — has died....
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