Constance Moore

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Constance Moore (born January 18, 1921 in Sioux City , Iowa , † September 16, 2005 in Los Angeles , California ) was an American actress .


Constance Moore, who grew up in Texas, began her career in show business as a singer. Not long after her feature film debut in 1937, she also received a contract as an actress with Universal Studios . In the following ten years Constance Moore played in a number of musicals (including Earl Carroll Vanities (1945), Atlantic City and Hit Parade of 1947 with Eddie Albert ), westerns (including Border Wolves ), comedies (including You can cheat an honest man with WC Fields and Argentine Nights with the Ritz Brothers ) and dramas (including I Wanted Wings with Ray Milland and William Holden ). The song Endlessly , sung by her in the film Earl Carroll Vanities , was nominated for an Oscar .

However, Constance Moore became known to a wide audience in 1939 as Commander Wilma Deering in the B-movie science fiction series Buck Rogers .

In 1939 Constance Moore married her agent Johnny Maschio . After the birth of her two children, she largely withdrew from show business in 1947 and only sporadically took on roles on Broadway and on television, such as in the family series Window on Main Street with Robert Young .

Filmography (selection)

  • 1937: Prescription for Romance
  • 1938: Border Wolves
  • 1938: Wives under Suspicion
  • 1939: You can cheat an honest man
  • 1939: Buck Rogers
  • 1939: Ex-Champ
  • 1939: When Tomorrow comes
  • 1940: Argentine Nights
  • 1941: Las Vegas Nights
  • 1941: I Wanted Wings
  • 1942: Liebling, for dictation (Take a Letter, Darling)
  • 1944: show business
  • 1945: Earl Carroll Vanities
  • 1947: Hit Parade of 1947
  • 1961: Window on Main Street

Web links

Commons : Constance Moore  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. According to the grave slab at Find a grave