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, Moore was the eldest child of Charles R. and Agnes Kelly 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 …  He was successful and made Dinty with Moore, releasing near the end of 1920, followed by When Dawn Came.
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For all his efforts to win Moore away from Christie, it seems Neilan loaned Moore to other studios 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 22 Years Old The film it framed was a spoof on films of the time. 1922 proved to be an eventful year for Moore as she was named a WAMPAS Baby Star during a "frolic" at the Ambassador Hotel which became an annual event, in recognition of her growing popularity. … Read More
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Moore and John McCormick married while Flaming Youth was still in production, and just before the release of The Savage. When it was finally released in 1923, Flaming Youth, in which she starred opposite actor Milton Sills was a hit. … Read More
1924 24 Years Old In spring 1924 she made a good, but unsuccessful effort to top Bow in The Perfect Flapper, and soon after she dismissed the whole flapper vogue; "No more flappers people are tired of soda-pop love affairs". … Read More
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 McCormick in 1930, Moore married prominent New York-based stockbroker Albert Parker Scott in 1932. … Read More
1932 32 Years Old In 1932, Moore married stockbroker Albert P. Scott. This union ended in divorce in 1934.
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In 1934, Moore, by then divorced from Albert Parker Scott, returned to work in Hollywood. … Read More
1936 36 Years Old Moore's third marriage was to Homer Hargrave, whom she married in 1936; he provided funding for her dollhouse and she adopted his son, Homer Hargrave, Jr.. They remained married until Hargrave's death in 1965.


1982 82 Years Old In 1982, Moore married her final husband, builder Paul Maginot.
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On January 25, 1988, Moore died from cancer in Paso Robles, California, aged 88. … Read More
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