Producer, Merian C. Cooper, was born Merian Coldwell Cooper on Oct 24, 1893 in Jacksonville, FL. Cooper died at the age of 79 on Apr 21, 1973 in San Diego, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. However he won one Honorary Award in 1952 for his many innovations and contributions to the art of motion pictures .