‘The Young And The Restless’ Star Jeanne Cooper Dead At 84

Wed, May 8, 2013 4:43pm EDT by 4 Comments
Jeanne Cooper Dead

The actress, who starred on the popular soap opera for more than three decades, died of an ‘infection.’

The world has lost a major soap opera icon. Jeanne Cooper, who won a Daytime Emmy for playing Katherine Chancellor on CBS’ The Young And The Restless, died May 8.

Jeanne’s son Corbin Bernsen — who also appeared on The Young And The Restless — broke the sad news to his followers on Twitter.

“Mom passed this morning,” Corbin tweeted May 8. “She was in peace and without fear. U all have been incredible in your love. In her name share it 2 day with others.”

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