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Colleen Moore

Born Aug 19, 1899

Colleen Moore was an American film actress, and one of the most fashionable stars of the silent film era.

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1899 Birth Born Kathleen Morrison on August 19, 1899 (according to the bulk of the official records; the date which she insisted was correct in her autobiography Silent Star, was 1902) in Port Huron, Michigan, Miss Moore was the eldest child of Charles R. and Agnes Morrison. … Read More
1907 7 Years Old …  The film’s scenario was written by Wilfred Lucas from a story by Al Jennings, the famous outlaw who had been freed from jail by presidential pardon by Theodore Roosevelt in 1907. … Read More


…  Moore made her first credited film appearance in 1917 in The Bad Boy for Triangle Fine Arts, and for the next few years appeared in small, supporting roles gradually attracting the attention of the public.
1919 19 Years Old …  Once again Moore found herself unemployed, but she had begun to make a name for herself by 1919. … Read More


1920 20 Years Old 1 More Event
The next stage of her career was with the Christie Film Company, a move she made when she decided she needed comic training. This was in 1920, and it was a good move because it allowed her to work on her comic timing, and because the arrangement she had made with Al Christie allowed her to go out and look for other work while with the comic troupe. … Read More
1921 21 Years Old 1 More Event
For all his efforts to win Moore away from Christie, it seems Neilan farmed her out most of the time. He loaned her out to King Vidor for The Sky Pilot, released in May 1921, yet another Western. … Read More
1922 - 1924 3 More Events
1925 25 Years Old In December, First National purchased the rights to Desert Flower, and in so doing had mapped out Moore's schedule for 1925: Sally, would be filmed first, followed by The Desert Flower. … Read More
1927 27 Years Old In 1927 Moore split from her studio after her husband suddenly quit. … Read More
1928 28 Years Old In 1928, inspired by her father and with help from her former set designer, a dollhouse was constructed by her father, which was 9 feet square with the tallest tower 12 feet high. … Read More
1929 29 Years Old With the advent of talking pictures in 1929, Moore took a hiatus from acting.


1930 30 Years Old After divorcing McCormack in 1930, Moore was briefly married (1932–34) to a prominent New York-based stockbroker, Albert Parker Scott, one of her four husbands.
1932 32 Years Old She and Scott lived at that time in a lavish home in Bel Air, where they hosted parties for and were supporters of the U.S. Olympic team, especially the yachting team, during the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles.
1934 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1934, Moore, by then divorced, returned to work in Hollywood. … Read More
1936 36 Years Old …  She married Homer Hargrave in 1936; he provided funding for her dollhouse.


1964 64 Years Old After Hargrave died in 1964, Moore took many years to get over her grief.
1980 80 Years Old …  She was a participant in the 1980 documentary film series Hollywood, providing her recollections of Hollywood's silent film era. … Read More
1982 82 Years Old In 1982 Moore married her final husband, Paul Maginot.
1988 88 Years Old Died on January 25, 1988.
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