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  • Name Sam COOPER 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I42353  Marshall and Allied Families
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2010 

    Father Joe Leamon COOPER,   b. 14 Feb 1942, Nacogdoches, Texas Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1984, Springerville, Apache County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Emma Beth TOLLETT 
    Family ID F6625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patricia STEVENS   d. 2001 
     1. Seth COOPER
     2. Samantha COOPER
    Family ID F15212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

      Sam O'Brien co-starred in the 1972 John Wayne vehicle, The Cowboys (1972) with his real-life brother, Clay O'Brien . (Sam played "Jimmy Phillips" to Clay's "Hardy Fimps".) Clay, at 6 foot tall, stands a good head taller than his brother. Sam retired from acting at an early age. As a grown-up, Sam served his country by becoming an Army helicopter pilot, achieving the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4. (CW4) Sam was married to Patricia Stevens until her untimely death from cancer in 2001. The couple have two children, Seth and Samantha. Samantha is still in High School, while Seth has made his father a proud grandpa. Sam goes by the surname of Bass these days and is still active in the world of horses and cowboys.