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Birth NameJoseph Brice Moore Jr.

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Well-known in Hawaii as the state's most-watched television newscaster, Joe Moore anchors weekday newscasts for KHON TV (formerly an NBC affiliate, now a FOX affiliate). Moore has been a familiar face on Hawaii television since 1969, when he returned to the islands following two tours of duty in Vietnam as an Army journalist with the 25th Infantry Division and as a newscaster with the American Forces Vietnam Network in Saigon.

He has acted in several motion pictures, including starring roles in the independent films Goodbye Paradise (1991) and Moonglow (2000). Moore has also guest-starred in a number of Hawaii-based television series, including Hawaii Five-O (1968), Tour of Duty (1987), Magnum, P.I. (1980), Jake and the Fatman (1987), and One West Waikiki (1994). Recently, most of his acting has been on stage, co-starring with his longtime friend Pat Sajak in The Odd Couple by Neil Simon (in 2001) and The Honeymooners (in 2004). Moore has also written and starred in a wide variety of plays, including Will Rogers Returns; John Wayne: The Man Behind the Legend; A Conversation with Mozart; The Buck Stops Where? (a political satire about what goes on in the Oval Office); The Heydrich Covenant (a factual account of how a group of Nazi's formulated "the final solution"); Prophecy and Honor (about aviation pioneer Billy Mitchell); and Dirty Laundry (a behind-the-scenes look at the TV news business).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joe Moore (revised)

Spouse (1)

Teresa (1991 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Roommate of Pat Sajak when they served in Vietnam. Both were part of Armed Forces radio.
Together with Pat Sajak, he did a rendition of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple on stage in Hawaii.
Attended Aiea High School until his senior year where he was drafted and forced to graduate some place else. However, he still considers Aiea High School to be his alma matter and refers to them constantly in his news cast.
Attended the University of Maryland for two years, where he majored in communications and history, and then enlisted in the Army to serve in Vietnam.
Attended Aiea High School (located in Aiea, Hawaii, USA) for only three years. Had he graduated from Aiea High School, he would have been a part of the class of 1965.
Together with Pat Sajak, did a rendition of The Honeymooners for the Hawaii Theater.
News anchor for Channel 2 news in Honolulu, HI [1997]

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