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Cause of death  ALS
Role  Actress
Name  Pauline Moore
Years active  1931–58
Occupation  Actress, model

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Full Name  Pauline Joless Love
Born  June 17, 1914 (1914-06-17) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died  December 7, 2001, Sequim, Washington, United States
Spouse  Dodd Watkins (m. 1962–1971), Jefferson Machamer (m. 1934–1960)
Children  Laurie Machamer, Wendy Machamer, Tom Machamer
Movies and TV shows  Young Mr Lincoln, Heidi, Charlie Chan at Treasure, King of the Texas Rangers, Charlie Chan in Reno
Similar People  Joseph Kane, Allan Dwan, Norman Foster, William Witney, John Ford

Pauline Moore (June 17, 1914 – December 7, 2001) was an American actress known for her roles in Western and B movies during the 1930s and 1940s.


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Early years

Moore was born Pauline Joless Love on June 17, 1914 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. After her father died during World War I, her mother remarried in 1925 and Moore took her stepfather's name. She attended Darlington Seminary in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and William Penn High School in Harrisburg.


The Edna Preston stock theater company gave Moore her first professional acting opportunity. She moved to Hollywood in the early 1930s, and also starred on Broadway and worked as a model.

From the late 1930s through the early 1940s, Moore made 24 films for 20th Century Fox, with whom she was contracted. Her film debut came in Frankenstein (1931).

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She later worked for Republic Pictures, starring in four Roy Rogers westerns, as well as the film King of the Texas Rangers in 1940, starring football great Sammy Baugh. Moore starred in three Charlie Chan films, starring alongside Cesar Romero, Allan Lane, and Kane Richmond. She also starred alongside Shirley Temple in the 1937 film Heidi, and alongside Henry Fonda in the 1939 film Young Mr. Lincoln.

In the early 1940s, she retired from acting to raise her she three children, but continued to act into the 1950s.

From her first uncredited role in 1931 through to her last role in 1958, Moore's career spanned a total of 30 films. She made a few television appearances in the 1950s, including a bit part in Spoilers of the Forest in 1957 alongside Rod Cameron and Vera Ralston, but for the most part her acting career had ended, by her own choice.

Personal life

Moore was married to the cartoonist Jefferson Machamer from 1934 until his death in 1960. They had three children. In 1962, she married Rev. Dodd Watkins, whose death in 1972 left her a widow for the second time.


Moore died of Lou Gehrig's disease in 2001, at a nursing home in Sequim, Washington.


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