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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: Hot-Cha! Musical comedy. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Lew Brown. Book by Mark Hellinger, H.S. Kraft, Ray Henderson and Lew Brown. Based on a story by H.S. Kraft. Musical Direction by Al Goodman. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Scenic Design by Joseph Urban. Costume Design by John Harkrider. Choreographed by ... 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:

She was known as the comedian's comedian, and one of the few capable of making Jack Benny laugh at the drop of a hat. Anyway, Edward G. Robinson was hosting a private party for Grace Moore about the time her movie (One Night of Love) was coming out in 1934. At some point during the party, Grace was asked to sing the title song from the movie for the guests, to which she obliged. As the guests set... See more »

Nickname:

The Tennessee Nightingale

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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