|Merian C. Cooper|
|Name||Merian C. Cooper|
|Aliases||Merian Coldwell Cooper|
|Place of birth||Jacksonville, Florida|
|Date of birth||October 24th, 1893|
|Date of death||April 21st, 1973|
|First appearance||The Monkey's Paw (1933)|
Merian C. Cooper was an American filmmaker born in Jacksonville, Florida on October 24th, 1893. He is best known as the director, producer and screenwriter on the famous 1933 film King Kong. Cooper also produced the film's sequel, Son of Kong, which was released that same year.
Although King Kong is not a horror film, Cooper's first actual work in the genre was as a producer on The Monkey's Paw, based on the short story by W.W. Jacobs.
Body of work Edit
|The Monkey's Paw||1933||Producer|
|King Kong||1933||Director; Producer; Writer|
|Son of Kong||1933||Executive producer|