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Overview (4)

Born in Vincennes, Indiana, USA
Died in Palm Desert, California, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameJack Alvin Moore
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Comic light actor in U.S. films and TV. Born in Vincennes and raised in Terre Haute, IN, Moore studied drama at Indiana State Teachers College before serving in the Marines in WWII. He had a tough time breaking into movies, although he performed in local and regional live theatre. He finally found his niche in television, starring as the incompetent county agent Hank Kimball in GREEN ACRES from 1965-71. He also appeared in at least thirty other TV series and numerous commercials. He and his wife had been married 47 years at the time of his death.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: <anthony-adam@tamu.edu>

Spouse (1)

Carolyn Mohr (1950 - 4 May 1997) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (7)

Was a partner in a wrought iron foundry in the 1950s.
Served in the US Marine Corps during Word War II, and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Performed on Broadway replacing David Wayne as Ensign Pulver in Mister Roberts and toured with Henry Fonda as well in the late 40s.
Formed a production company with fellow character actor L.Q. Jones for both films and TV.
Three children: Barry, Janet and Alyson.
Had smallpox as a child and polio as an adult.
While at the Pasadena Playhouse, he met his future wife. They shared a mailbox since they had the same last name only spelled differently. (Moore and Mohr).

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