Dickie Moore

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Birth Name: Dickie Moore
Born: 09/12/1925
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

Born John Richard Moore, Jr. on Sept. 12, 1925 in Los Angeles, he made his screen debut at 11 months as the infant Francois Villon in 1927's "The Beloved Rogue," a historical adventure vehicle for John Barrymore. Numerous uncredited turns as juveniles in backgrounds followed before he began working his way up to featured player in the early 1930s. He endured the rough treatment that was part and parcel of being a child actor in the industry at that time - Moore was nearly beaten by Cecil B. De Mille after sassing the director on the set of "The Squaw Man" (1932) - and methodically worked his way into the American moviegoers' consciousness by virtue of countless screen appearances. In 1932 al... Continue Bio >>

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