Victor Moore

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Birthday
24, 1876
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jul 23, 1962 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1876
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jul 23, 1962 (86)

About

Best remembered for his performances in 1930s and 1940s Broadway productions of such musicals as Anything Goes, Of Thee I Sing, and Louisiana Purchase, he also appeared in several popular films, including Star Spangled Rhythm, with Bob Hope, and Swing Time, with Fred Astaire.

Before Fame

He appeared in his first Broadway play, a comedy called Rosemary, in 1896. He made his film debut nearly two decades later, in a 1915 silent picture titled Snobs.

Trivia

In the early years of his screen acting career, he appeared in two Cecil B. DeMille-directed pictures: Chimmie Fadden and its sequel, Chimmie Fadden Out West.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Emma Littlefield, lasted over thirty years (until her death in 1934) and produced two sons and one daughter. His second marriage, to Shirley Paige (who was more than forty years his junior), began in 1942 and lasted until his death in 1962.

Associated With

He appeared in both the stage and screen versions of composer Irving Berlin's Louisiana Purchase.