A staple on daytime TV since 1973, Cooper passed away after suffering an infection earlier this year, she was 84.
Cooper played Katherine Chancellor on the show, winning her an Emmy in 2008. She is the real life mother of actor Corbin Bernsen, who Tweeted about her passing earlier today.
Mom passed this morning. She was in peace and without fear. U all have been incredible in your love. In her name share it 2 day with others.— Corbin Bernsen (@corbinbernsen) May 8, 2013