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Grace Moore (I) (1898–1947)

Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of the girls basketball team in 19l6. She was selected ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 48) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1939 Louise
Louise
 1937 I'll Take Romance
Elsa Terry
 1937 When You're in Love
Louise Fuller
 1936 The King Steps Out
Princess Elizabeth / Cissy (as Miss Grace Moore)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Margaret Howard
 1930 New Moon
Princess Tanya Strogoff
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Beggar Student. Musical/operetta (revival). Music by Karl Millocker. Original Viennese libretto "Der Bettelstudent" by F. Zell and Richard Genee. Based on "Fernande" by Victorien Sardou. Based on "The Lady of Lyons" by Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Scenic Design by H. Robert Law. Costume Design by Melville Ellis. Musical ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Miss Grace Moore

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on performing in movies] I already had some of the fame, but Hollywood gave me the rich lace trimmings, the royal robes, the furs, the jewels, the international celebrity. See more »

Trivia:

Born in Slabtown, Tennessee, she was commissioned a colonel on the staff of the governor of Tennessee. See more »

Nickname:

The Tennessee Nightingale

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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