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Owen Moore

Born Dec 12, 1886

Owen Moore was an Irish-born actor in American films, appearing in more than 279 movies spanning from 1908 to 1937.

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1886 Birth Born on December 12, 1886.
1896 9 Years Old Moore was born in Fordstown Crossroads, County Meath, Ireland, and along with his brothers Tom, Matt, and Joe (1895–1926), and sister Mary (1890–1919), he emigrated to the United States as a steerage passenger on board the S.S. Anchoria and was inspected on Ellis Island in May 1896. … Read More


1911 24 Years Old While working at D. W. Griffith's Biograph Studios, Moore met a young Canadian actress named Gladys Smith whom he married on January 7, 1911. … Read More
1912 25 Years Old In 1912, he signed on with Victor Studios, co-starring in a number of their films with studio owner/actress Florence Lawrence. … Read More
1916 29 Years Old In 1916, Pickford met actor Douglas Fairbanks, Pickford filed for a divorce from Moore, and Pickford and Fairbanks married in 1920. … Read More


1921 34 Years Old Moore married a second time to another silent film actress, Katherine Perry, in 1921. … Read More


1933 46 Years Old He competed, as the third lead, with Cary Grant and Noah Beery, Sr. for the attentions of Mae West in She Done Him Wrong, Paramount's most lucrative film of 1933.


1937 50 Years Old His last film appearance was as a movie director in the 1937 drama A Star Is Born starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March. … Read More
1939 53 Years Old Died on June 9, 1939.
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