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Terry Moore (I)

Born Helen Luella Koford on January 7, 1929, the Los Angeles, California, native worked as a model before she made her film debut at age 11 in 20th Century-Fox's Maryland (1940). Throughout the 1940s she worked under a variety of names (her own, Judy Ford and January Ford) before settling on Terry Moore in 1948. Placed under contract by Columbia ... See full bio »

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Come Back, Little Sheba
Come Back, Little Sheba Marie Buckholder
Peyton Place
Peyton Place Betty Anderson
Mighty Joe Young
Mighty Joe Young Jill Young
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 2018 Merrily (filming)
Betty Clurman
 2018 Silent Life (filming)
Lady in Black
  Saving Flora (completed)
 2015 Aimy in a Cage
Grandma Micry
 2015 Mansion of Blood
 2012 Margarine Wars
Miriam Cuningham
 2010 Dewitt & Maria
 2006 Kill Your Darlings
Ella Toscana
 2006 The Still Life
Mrs. Stratford
 2006 Sweet Deadly Dreams
 2000 Stageghost
 1999 Final Voyage
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
Elegant Woman at Party
 1998 Second Chances
Dallas Judd
 1995 American Southern
 1989 Beverly Hills Brats
 1989 American Boyfriends
Al Walker
 1989 Going Overboard
 1988 Father's Day
 1987 Death Blow: A Cry for Justice
Mrs. McCormack
 1985 Hellhole
Sidnee Hammond
 1982 Double Exposure
Married Woman
 1978 Death Dimension
Madam Maria
 1972 The Daredevil
Julie Thompson
 1968 A Man Called Dagger
Harper Davis
 1966 Waco
 1965 City of Fear
 1965 Town Tamer
Susan Tavenner
 1965 Black Spurs
Anna Elkins
 1960 Why Must I Die?
Lois King
 1960 Platinum High School
Jennifer Evans
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow
Janet Calvert
 1959 A Private's Affair
Louise Wright
 1957 Peyton Place
Betty Anderson
 1957 Bernardine
Jean Cantrick
 1956 Between Heaven and Hell
Jenny Gifford
 1955 Postmark for Danger
Alison Ford
 1955 Shack Out on 101
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Linda Pendleton
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles
Susan Maitland
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
Gwyneth Rhys
 1953 Man on a Tightrope
Tereza Cernik
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba
Marie Buckholder
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman
Adie Titus
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street
Betty Holloway
 1951 Two of a Kind
Kathy McIntyre
 1950 Gambling House
Lynn Warren
 1950 He's a Cockeyed Wonder
Judy Sears
 1950 The Great Rupert
Rosalinda Amendola
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Jill Young
 1948 The Return of October
Terry Ramsey
 1948 Summer Holiday
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
 1947 Heartaches
Girl in Movie with Vic (uncredited)
 1947 The Devil on Wheels
Rusty Davis (as Jan Ford)
 1946 Shadowed
Virginia 'Ginny' Johnson (as Helen Koford)
 1945 Son of Lassie
Thea (as Helen Koford)
 1945 The Clock
Girl at Museum (uncredited)
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down
Snub-Nosed Girl on Dance Floor (uncredited)
 1944 Since You Went Away
Refugee Child on Train (uncredited)
 1944 Gaslight
Paula Alquist - Age 14 (uncredited)
 1943 True to Life
Little Girl (uncredited)
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
Dante's Young Admirer (uncredited)
 1942 My Gal Sal
Carrie Dreiser (uncredited)
 1942 On the Sunny Side
Little Girl (uncredited)
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
Neighbor Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Maryland (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(2/3/53) Radio: Appeared on the "Martin and Lewis Show" in a spoof of "Come Back, Little Sheba".

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Alternate Names:

Jan Ford | Helen Koford


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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Personal Quote:

I hate silicone, because now everyone can have what I have.


She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7076 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 1, 1994. See more »


Accordion skirts and off-the-shoulder sweaters See more »

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