On the anniversary of her birth, we look back at the epic career of THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ legendary Jeanne Cooper (Katherine).
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Beginning her career in the ‘50s on the big screen, she became a television star in the ‘60s, earning her first Emmy nomination for her performance in BEN CASEY. But Cooper is best known for her role as Katherine Chancellor on Y&R, a role she played from 1973 until her death in 2013.
Over the years, Cooper racked up 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations, taking home the trophy in 2008 for Outstanding Lead Actress. She also received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.
Take a look back at some highlights from Cooper’s storied career in film and television in our special memorial gallery below.
For more on your favorite Y&R stars, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!
On BEN CASEY in 1961
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