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Birth Name: Colleen Moore
Born: 08/19/1899
Birth Place: Port Huron, Michigan, USA
Death Place: Paso Robles, California, USA
Died: 01/25/1988

Colleen Moore was born Kathleen Morrison on Aug. 19, 1899 in Port Huron, MI. From a very young age, she was obsessed with movies and yearned to become an actress, using a discarded piano crate as a makeshift stage for her own little stock company of fellow children. The response she received from putting on various short performances in her backyard made Moore even more passionate about acting. Thanks to a well-connected relative who was owed a favor by renowned director D.W. Griffith, Moore was invited to Hollywood at age 15 and arrived with her ever-protective grandmother in tow. She made her film debut with a small part in "The Bad Boy" (1917) and had supporting assignments in several oth... Continue Bio >>

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