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Constance Moore

Source: lifeinlegacy.com

Constance Moore (January 18, 1920 - September 16, 2005 in Los Angeles, California) was a singer and actress. Her most noted work was in wartime musicals such as Show Business and Atlantic City and the classic 1939 movie serial Buck Rogers, in which she played Wilma Deering, the only female character in the serial. Moore was born in Sioux City, Iowa but spent most of her formative years in Dallas, Texas. All she wanted was to sing, and in the 30's she got a job with CBS radio. While working on one of their musical series she impressed a scout from Universal Studios and signed a contract with them. Among was costars was W. C. Fields. She appeared on Broadway in By Jupiter. She retired from films in 1947 but made sporadic appearances over the next few decades. She appeared on a USO tour with Bob Hope and the Nicholas Brothers in 1951. She painted still lifes and in 1976 was the chairperson for the Braille Institute Auxiliary in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Born: January 18, 1921 Sioux City, Iowa, USA
  • Died: September 16, 2005 (aged 85) Los Angeles, California
  • Occupation: Singer, actress
  • Years active: 1937-1967
  • Spouse(s): John Maschio (1935-1998)

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