Cleo Moore

Actress, businesswoman Cleo Moore

Cleo Moore was an American actress, usually seen in the role of a blonde bombshell in Hollywood films of the 1950s. After being raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and moving to Hollywood in the late 1940s, Moore became a well-known pin-up girl. After breaking into minor films, Moore signed a brief contract with Warner Brothers in 1950.
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    FORTIES
  • 1973
    Age 48
    Moore died in her sleep at the age of 48 in 1973.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1961
    Age 36
    She married multi-millionaire real estate developer Herbert Heftler in 1961 and lived on an estate on Coldwater Canyon in Beverly Hills for the rest of her life.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1954
    Age 29
    The set also included as a bonus feature a 1954 television drama starring Moore.
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    Despite never achieving true film stardom, Moore made headlines with several publicity stunts, notably a five-minute kiss on live Chicago television in 1954 and her tongue-in-cheek pledge to one day run for Governor of Louisiana, having been very briefly married in 1944 to Palmer Long, the youngest son of Louisiana kingmaker Huey Long.
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    During 1954, Moore's career began to fade in the eyes of Columbia.
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    In 1954, she starred in The Other Woman, playing a B-movie bit player, who strikes at her movie director for revenge, when he declines the offer for her to be in his picture.
  • 1953
    Age 28
    In 1953, she made one of her most remembered movies, One Girl's Confession, opposite Hugo Haas, who would direct and appear opposite her in several other films.
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  • 1952
    Age 27
    Moore began starring in films in 1952.
    She first gained attention as a doomed gun moll in Nicholas Ray's film noir On Dangerous Ground in 1952.
    She signed with Columbia Pictures in 1952.
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  • 1950
    Age 25
    She worked for RKO Radio Pictures from 1950–52, making such films as Hunt the Man Down and Gambling House.
    She also played the leading lady in the film serial Congo Bill and worked for Warner Brothers briefly in 1950.
  • 1948
    Age 23
    She made her film debut in 1948, playing a small role in Embraceable You.
  • 1945
    Age 20
    She moved with her family to California in 1945, determined to enter motion pictures.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1924
    Born
    Born on October 31, 1924.
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