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Also Known As: Died: May 4, 1997
Born: December 5, 1921 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Vincennes, Indiana, USA Profession: actor, producer

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A comic player of feature films and TV, Alvy Moore will always be remembered as county agent Hank Kimball on the long-running CBS sitcom "Green Acres" (1965-71). Wearing a trademark hat, Hank Kimball made Eddie Albert's life nuts by never quite knowing the answer to any agricultural question, but hedging the situation with double-talk.

A comic player of feature films and TV, Alvy Moore will always be remembered as county agent Hank Kimball on the long-running CBS sitcom "Green Acres" (1965-71). Wearing a trademark hat, Hank Kimball made Eddie Albert's life nuts by never quite knowing the answer to any agricultural question, but hedging the situation with double-talk.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Return to Green Acres (1990) Hank Kimball
2.
 Little White Lies (1989) Mrs Jenkell
3.
 Intruder (1988) Officer Dalton
4.
5.
 Scream (1983) Al
6.
 Cotton Candy (1978) George'S Father
7.
 Lacy and the Mississippi Queen (1978) Reverend
8.
9.
 Specialist, The (1975)
10.
 Dr. Minx (1975) Sheriff Frank
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Raised in Terre Haute, Indiana
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Served in the Marine Corps during World War II; involved in the battle for Iwo Jima
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Studied at the Pasadena Playhouse
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Replaced David Wayne as Ensign Pulver in "Mister Roberts" on Broadway
1952:
Made screen debut in "Okinawa"
1954:
Was partner in an iron foundry
1955:
Served as narrator for the ABC series "Border Collie"
1955:
Had first TV series role as a reporter on "What I Want To Be", a segment of "The Mickey Mouse Club"
1964:
Served as associate producer on "The Devil's Bedroom"
1965:
Co-starred as Hank Kimball on the CBS sitcom "Green Acres"
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Formed producing partnership with L Q Jones
1971:
Produced first feature film, "The Brotherhood of Satan"
1975:
Produced feature "A Boy and His Dog"
1978:
Made TV-movie debut, "Cotton Candy" (NBC)
1983:
Played Grandpa in the animated series "The Littles" (ABC)
1985:
Voiced Grandpa Little in the feature "Here Come the Littles"
1990:
Reprised role of Hank Kimball in the CBS TV-movie "Return to Green Acres"
1997:
Made last public appearance signing autographs at Hollywood Collectors Show weeks before death
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Education

Indiana State Teachers College: Terre Haute , Indiana -
Pasadena Playhouse: Pasadena , California -

Notes

"Several times I have been in the verge of giving up acting entirely, and dedicating myself to manufacturing." --Moore in a 1954 LOS ANGELES TIMES interview

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wife:
Carolyn Moore. Married c. 1949; survived him.

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daughter:
Alyson Moore. Appeared in an episode of "Green Acres"; survived him.
daughter:
Janet Moore. Marketing coordinator. Survived him.
son:
Barry Moore. Survived him.

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