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Born: January 7, 1929 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Was employed as a photographer's model as a child; also performed on the radio
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Worked as a child actress with the Pasadena Playhouse
1940:
Made feature film debut in "Maryland"; was also in "The Howards of Virginia" that year; at the time known under her original name, Helen Koford
1942:
Worked as "Judy Ford" in films including "My Gal Sal" (1942), "Gaslight" (1944) and "Son of Lassie" (1945)
1947:
Billed as "Jan Ford" in the feature, "The Devil on Wheels"
1948:
First film with the name "Terry Moore", "Return to October"
1949:
Attracted attention in the film, "Mighty Joe Young"
1952:
Received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for "Come Back, Little Sheba"
1960:
Left feature film work for a time
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Starred as Connie Garrett on the TV drama series, "Empire" (first aired on NBC, later ABC)
1965:
Returned to features with roles in "Black Spurs", "Town Tamer" and "City of Fear"
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Made other comebacks in films in the late 1970s ("Death Dimension" 1978) and mid-1980s ("Hellhole" 1984)
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Performed onstage in plays including "Forty Carats", "South Pacific" and "Romantic Comedy"
1984:
Appeared on the cover of the August issue of <i>Playboy</i>
1988:
Formed Moore/Rivers Productions with partner Jerry Rivers
1989:
Producer, acted in and provided original story for the feature comedy, "Beverly Hills Brats"
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Formed Second Chance Productions
1997:
Filmed cameo in remake of "Mighty Joe Young"

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