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'Y & R' to memorialize soap star Jeanne Cooper
Saturday - 5/11/2013, 1:58am  ET
FILE - In this June 27, 2010 file photo, "The Young and the Restless" star Jeanne Cooper arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Las Vegas. CBS says "The Young and the Restless" will broadcast a tribute to Jeanne Cooper, the veteran star of this daytime drama who died Wednesday May 8, 2013. It is scheduled to air May 28. Cooper, 84, played grande dame Katherine Chancellor. She joined the soap six months after its March 1973 debut, staking claim to the title of its longest-tenured cast member. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS says "The Young and the Restless" will broadcast a tribute to Jeanne Cooper, the veteran star of the daytime drama who died earlier this week. It is scheduled to air May 28.
The network says cast members, friends and family of the actress will gather next week to tape a celebration of her life. Interviews with Cooper from the show's recent 40th anniversary and clips of her years on the show will also be included.
Cooper, who died Wednesday at 84, played grande dame Katherine Chancellor. She joined the soap six months after its March 1973 debut, staking claim to the title of its longest-tenured cast member.
The role earned her 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and a trophy for best actress in a drama series in 2008.
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