Merian C. Cooper bio

Birth Name: Merian Caldwell Cooper

Occupation: Film Producer

Place Of Birth: Jacksonville

Date Of Birth: October 24, 1893

Date Of Death: April 21, 1973

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Merian C. Cooper was born on the 24th of October, 1893. He was famous for being a Film Producer. Creator and co-producer of the 1933 film classic King Kong. He was also a veteran of two World Wars and awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Merian C. Cooper was born in Jacksonville. He was a bomber pilot during WWI and was shot down and taken prisoner. He then flew in the Polish war against Russia, where he was once again shot down and taken as a POW. He co-wrote or co-produced major Hollywood films like Flying Down to Rio, The Last Days of Pompeii, and The Searchers starring John Wayne .

Merian C. Cooper was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Merian C. Cooper was born in 1890s.

Merian Caldwell Cooper is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Merian’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Merian C. Cooper’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Merian C. Cooper’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Merian C. Cooper kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Merian C. Cooper was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Merian Caldwell Cooper
NICKNAME: Merian Caldwell Cooper, Merian C. Cooper
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Merian C. Cooper was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Merian C. Cooper was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Merian C. Cooper had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Merian C. Cooper’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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