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CLASSIC CLIPS: Jeanne Cooper

Long before she joined the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in 1973 Jeanne Cooper had a long career on the stage, in film and primetime television. But her portrayal of Katherine Chancellor on Y&R gave us some of the best moments in daytime television history. Here is a collection of classic clips of Jeanne Cooper which celebrates her unforgettable work in THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, along with her appearances on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and GUIDING LIGHT.

1975: Phillip Chancellor (Donnelly Rhodes) finds Katherine drunk and pleads with her to sign the divorce agreement.
1976: Katherine remembers being confronted by Jill after Phillip's death.



1980: Jill (Deborah Adair) returns to town.
1980: Katherine makes her presence felt at Jill and John's wedding.



1984: Brock returns to town to see his Duchess after her facelift.
1985: On Memorial Day, Jill (Brenda Dickson) and Kay revisit the past and the 10th anniversary of Phillip's death.



1985: Jill torments Katherine for Christmas.
1986: Kay threatens Jill.



1987: Katherine gloats over Jill's impending divorce.
1987: Jill tells Kay she's lost her marbles.



1989: Katherine figures out Jill's (Jess Walton) latest scheme involving Nina.
1989: Marge prepares to take on the role of Katherine Chancellor.



1992: Jill doesn't want Katherine's pity.
1998: Katherine and Jill rehash their past with Phillip.



1998: Kay catches Jill going through Phillip's belongings, they fight, then a rat appears!
2005: Stephanie finds out from Katherine that she owns Forrester Creations.



2008: Cooper's Daytime Emmy reel.
2008: Cooper wins the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actress.



2009: Cooper plays a wedding guest on GUIDING LIGHT.
2013: Cooper appears on MARIE with Jess Walton (and the cast) to celebrate 40 years of Y&R.



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2 comments:

  1. Thank you for the walk down memory lane.

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  2. About a year ago, I saw that clip with Katherine begging Phillip not to leave her and was blown away by how intense it was. It was more than mere melodrama, there was a force behind it and it made me uncomfortable watching it, which as a writer myself, is always a sign that art has captured it's aim as art often provokes.
    Regardless, of where the Daytime Drama genre 'is' in the entertainment pantheon these days, from the sheer breadth of her work, it is undeniable that Ms. Jeanne Cooper, the Duchess of Daytime, has always been and will always be, a true artist! From one artist to another, I salute you, Ms. Cooper!

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