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Clancy Cooper

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Clancy Cooper
Cooper in Girls in Chains, 1943
Born(1906-07-23)July 23, 1906
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
DiedJune 14, 1975(1975-06-14) (aged 68)
Years active1938-1972

Clancy Cooper (July 23, 1906 – June 14, 1975) was an American actor.[1][2]

He appeared in more than 100 films between 1938 and 1962. He also guest-starred on numerous TV series, such as The Rifleman, Lawman, Wanted: Dead or Alive, Maverick, and Alfred Hitchcock Presents; he also appeared on Sanford and Son as Kelly, an elderly friend of Fred Sanford, in the episode "The Copper Caper", the fourth episode in the first season of the series. He appeared as the Sheriff in The Lone Ranger (TV series) 1949 episode (1/15) "Old Joe's Sister".

Cooper's Broadway credits as an actor included Eight O'Clock Tuesday (1941), Horse Fever (1940), Night Music (1940), The Man Who Killed Lincoln (1940), Summer Night (1939), Stop Press (1939), The Fabulous Invalid (1938), and Casey Jones (1938).[3] He also directed plays.[4]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Cline, William C. (December 1, 1997). In the Nick of Time: Motion Picture Sound Serials. McFarland. ISBN 9780786404711 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Willis, John A. (January 2, 1977). "John Willis' Theatre World". Crown Publishers. – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Clancy Cooper". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on February 18, 2020. Retrieved February 18, 2020.
  4. ^ Harford, Margaret (October 4, 1968). "Art, Food, Theater at New Hope Inn". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. p. 82. Retrieved February 17, 2020 – via
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