He is also a descendant, through his mother, of Civil War brevet Major General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, who was with General William T. Through his "Vanderbilt" line, he is a second cousin, once removed, of screenwriter James Vanderbilt. As a baby, he was photographed by Diane Arbus for Harper's Bazaar.Cooper's father suffered a series of heart attacks while undergoing open-heart surgery, and died January 5, 1978, at the age of 50.She was particularly noted as an early developer of designer blue jeans.
is an American journalist, television personality, and author.He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°.A: Well, the Denver show will be our 20th show, and we just had our 18th show at the Beacon in New York, so it’s been really fun.I didn’t know what to expect at first or what the format would be, but it has evolved into it what it is now.Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20, 1924) is an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite.
During the 1930s, she was the subject of a high-profile child custody trial in which her mother, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, and her paternal aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, both sought custody of the child Gloria and control over her million trust fund.
Born in 1967, Anderson Cooper is the son of Gloria Vanderbilt and a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
He grew up in New York City, attending the Dalton School and later Yale University before pursuing a journalism career.
Called the "trial of the century" by the press, the court proceedings were the subject of wide, sensational press coverage due to the wealth and notoriety of the involved parties and the scandalous evidence presented to support Whitney's claim that Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt was an unfit parent.
As an adult in the 1970s, Gloria Laura Vanderbilt became known in connection with a line of fashions, perfumes and household goods bearing her name.
“And that’s really what this show is: a peek behind culture and world events. It’s an entertaining night of stories from two people who have covered the world, from presidential debates to behind-the-scenes of the ‘Real Housewives.’ ” The other person on stage with Cooper during his “AC²” shows is Andy Cohen, his longtime friend and an Emmy-winner himself who hosts a late-night Bravo talk show, produces marquee reality TV series and, like Cooper, is prominently and openly gay. 11 Buell Theatre stop of his “AC²: Deep Talk and Shallow Tales” tour.