Discussion on Gary Cooper: Enduring Style in Ticklish Business

Maria Cooper Janis and Bruce Boyer, authors of Gary Cooper: Enduring Style, on Ticklish Business!

Maria Cooper Janis Interview (Bonus Episode): In this special bonus episode you can hear our interview with Gary Cooper’s daughter, Maria Cooper Janis, as well as author Bruce Boyer, authors of Gary Cooper: Enduring Style.

Ticklish Business: Film critic Kristen Lopez along with co-hosts Drea Clark and Samantha Ellis invite special guests to discuss classic Hollywood, the films and stars that continue to shine brightly for audiences today.


About the authors:

Gary Cooper’s daughter, Maria Cooper Janis, lived in LA with Cooper and his wife, Veronica (Rocky to friends), and pursued a painting career in New York before she married Byron Janis, the classical concert pianist. Maria, always embracing her father’s legacy, started the Gary Cooper Endowed Fund for Student Support for Indigenous Cultures in 2005 at The University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, to empower and support students from Indigenous communities within the media and entertainment industry. She is the author of two previous books, both about her father: Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers, and the previous edition of Gary Cooper: Enduring Style published by powerHouse Books in 2011.

Bruce Boyer has been a noted fashion writer and editor for more than 35 years. He was associated with Town & Country magazine as men’s fashion editor for 15 years. His articles have also appeared in Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and many other publications. He is the author of multiple books on the subject of men’s fashion and has also worked in advertising, PR, and media consulting for companies such as Nordstrom, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Southwick, Bergdorf Goodman, and Gant, among others.

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