Terry Moore

Born Jan 7, 1929
Age 87
Hometown Los Angeles, Cali...
Religion Mormon
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Nationality American
High School Glendale Union Hi...
Other Names Koford, Helen Luella

Helen Luella Koford, better known as Terry Moore, is an American actress. Terry Moore made her film debut at age 11 and grew up with all the icons of the Hollywood era that made Hollywood what it is today, also known as "The Golden Age of Hollywood". Moore is an Academy Award nominated actress with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Terry Moore.


1929 Birth Born January 7, 1929, in Glendale, California, as Helen Luella Koford, Moore grew up in a Mormon family in Los Angeles, California.


1940 11 Years Old She worked as a child model before making her film debut in Maryland in 1940.
1948 19 Years Old Moore was billed as Judy Ford, Jan Ford, and January Ford before taking Terry Moore as her name in 1948. … Read More


1951 22 Years Old Moore's first marriage, in 1951 to American football player and Heisman Trophy winner Glenn Davis, lasted one year. A subsequent marriage to Eugene McGarth, in 1956, lasted three years. … Read More
1953 24 Years Old She appeared on the cover of Life magazine for July 6, 1953, as "Hollywood's sexy tomboy". … Read More


1962 33 Years Old In 1962, she appeared as a rancher's daughter in the NBC western Empire. … Read More


1972 43 Years Old Following the dissolution of this marriage in 1972, Moore did not remarry for 20 years.


1984 55 Years Old At age 55, Moore posed nude in the August 1984 issue of Playboy magazine, photographed by Ken Marcus.


1992 63 Years Old Her 1992 marriage to Jerry Rivers lasted until his death in 2001.
2014 85 Years Old In 2014, she guest starred in the role of Lilly Hill on the crime series True Detective, starring Matthew McConaughey.
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