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Wedding Dresses of American “Royalty”

Love Gloria Vanderbilt with her husband author Wyatt Emory Cooper, @ their Wedding --- From Classic Famous Brides


Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt and her fourth husband, Wyatt Emory Cooper, were married by a justice of the peace on December 24, 1963 in Arlington, Virginia. He is the father of CNN's Anderson Cooper.


She was the first Vanderbilt to make her own fortune since her great-great-grandfather the Commodore, who died a century before in 1877.


17-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt marries Hollywood agent Pasquale "Pat" DiCicco in 1941. They divorced in 1945. She went on to marry and divorce conductor Leopold Stokowski, director Sidney Lumet, and author Wyatt Emory Cooper (with whom she had two sons).


Gloria Vanderbilt, Wyatt Cooper and their sons pose for a family portrait as they play on a sofa in their home on March 30, 1972 in Southampton, Long Island, New York.


Anderson Hays Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an American journalist, author, & TV personality. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live on location for breaking news stories. He is the younger son of the writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and the artist, designer, writer, and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt. Cooper is the most prominent openly gay journalist on American TV.