R.I.P. : Long-Time “Young And The Restless” Soap Opera Star Jeanne Cooper Passes Away At Age 84

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Long live Ms. Chancellor….

Young & The Restless Actress Jeanne Cooper Passes Away

One of the longest-running soap operas in the history of daytime television has lost one of it’s most notable cast members.

via TMZ

Jeanne Cooper, a huge soap opera star who played Katherine Chancellor on “The Young and the Restless” for decades, has died. She was 84.

“L.A. Law” star Corbin Bernsen — Cooper’s real-life son — tweeted this morning that she had passed away. She had fallen ill with an infection earlier this year after helping promote “Y&R’s” 40th anniversary.

Cooper joined the show soon after its 1973 debut and had been nominated for 10 Daytime Emmys going back to ’89 … she finally won for lead actress in 2008.

May she rest in peace.

WENN

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