October 31, 1928
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Died||October 25, 1984 (aged 55)|
|Years active||1950 - 1957|
Cleouna Moore (October 31, 1928 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - October 25, 1973) was a blonde bombshell of 1950s Hollywood films. Events 445 BC – Ezra reads the Book of the Law to the Israelites in Jerusalem (see Nehemiah 91 NLTse Year 1928 ( MCMXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Baton Rouge (French Bâton-Rouge ˌbætən ˈruːdʒ in English, and in French) is the capital city of Louisiana. Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) The year 1950 in film involved some significant events Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios The year 1957 in film involved some significant events Events October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock Events 445 BC – Ezra reads the Book of the Law to the Israelites in Jerusalem (see Nehemiah 91 NLTse Year 1928 ( MCMXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Baton Rouge (French Bâton-Rouge ˌbætən ˈruːdʒ in English, and in French) is the capital city of Louisiana. Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar.
Cleouna Moore was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and raised in nearby Gonzales, Louisiana. Gonzales is a city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. Moore's parents were deeply involved in Democratic politics. She received a lot of publicity but most of her movies were less than memorable. Nevertheless, she became a "name" with her fairly popular B movies during the era albeit not a major star. A B movie is a motion picture made on a low or modest budget Originally the term was used for films intended for distribution as the less-publicized second half of a Double She made her film debut in 1948 movie serial Congo Bill. Serials, more specifically known as Movie serials or Film serials, were Short subjects originally shown in theaters in conjunction with a Feature Congo Bill was a long running DC Comics adventure Comic strip, first published in More Fun Comics #56 (June 1940) created by She had stints as a starlet at Warner Bros. in 1950 and RKO Radio Pictures in 1950-52 before signing with Columbia Pictures in 1952. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (or Warner Bros, Warner Bros Pictures) is one of the world's largest producers of Film and }} Columbia Pictures Industries Inc is an American Film production and distribution company She first gained attention as a doomed gun moll on Nicholas Ray's film noir classic On Dangerous Ground in 1951. Nicholas Ray (born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle) ( August 7, 1911 &ndash June 16, 1979) was an American Film director For the 1986 film known as On Dangerous Ground in the UK see Choke Canyon.
Moore began starring in films in 1952. Her best-known films include One Girl's Confession (1953), Women's Prison (1955), Hold Back Tomorrow (1955), Over-Exposed (1956) and Hit and Run (1957). One Girl's Confession is a low-budget Film noir released in 1953 by Columbia Pictures. Hold Back Tomorrow is an American 1955 film released by Universal-International Over-exposed was a 1956 film directed by Lewis Seiler. The movie starred Cleo Moore and Richard Crenna and featured Raymond Greenleaf She was often starred in films directed by actor/director Hugo Haas and starred opposite John Agar, Richard Crenna, Vince Edwards, and Robert Ryan among other actors. Hugo Haas ( 18 February, 1901 &ndash 1 December, 1968) was a Czech film actor director and writer John G Agar ( January 31, 1921 – April 7, 2002) was an American actor Richard Donald Crenna ( November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an American Film, Television and Vince Edwards ( July 9, 1928 - March 11, 1996) was an American actor director and singer best known for the role of TV doctor "Ben During this period Moore was one of several buxom blondes to ride to fame following Marilyn Monroe's major breakthrough, the others including Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren, Diana Dors, Sheree North, and Barbara Nichols. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Jayne Mansfield (April 19 1933 – June 29 1967 was an American actress working both on Broadway and in Hollywood. Mamie Van Doren (born February 6, 1931 some sources say 1933 is an American actress and Sex symbol. Diana Dors ( October 23, 1931 &ndash May 4, 1984) was an English actress and Sex symbol. Sheree North ( January 17, 1932 – November 4, 2005) was a two-time Emmy Award -nominated American actress Barbara Nichols ( December 30 1929 – October 5 1976) was an actress who was something of a cross between a sex symbol and a character actress In the mid 1950s Columbia considered starring Moore in a film biography on Jean Harlow's life but the project never got off the ground. Jean Harlow ( March 3, &ndash June 7,) was an American Film Actress and Sex symbol of the 1930s Moore made headlines with several publicity stunts notably a five minute kiss on live Chicago television in 1954 and her tongue-in-cheek pledge to one day run for Governor of Louisiana, having once been married to the youngest son of Huey Long, Palmer. Colonial period (French and Spanish governors See also List of colonial governors of Louisiana United States territorial period Huey Pierce Long Jr ( August 30, 1893 September 10, 1935) nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American Politician Many sources have incorrectly stated that she did run for Governor.
Moore found success as a businesswoman as a real estate developer after her screen career ended in the late 1950s. She had been out of the limelight for many years when she died from a heart attack. Myocardial infarction ( MI or AMI for acute myocardial infarction) also known as a heart attack, occurs when the blood supply Today, Moore enjoys a cult following among many movie buffs and her bad girl movies film posters are hot collectibles for their sexy graphics of Moore. " Bad girl movies " are a subcategory of Film noir labeled by latter-day movie buffs to describe the dark films of the 1940s and 1950s starring beautiful