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Candy Moore
Cast of The Lucy Show during its first three seasons: Candy Moore (in back); front, L-R: Jimmy Garrett, Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, and Ralph Hart (1962)
Candace Lee Klaasen

(1947-08-26) August 26, 1947 (age 76)
Years active1959–1967
(m. 1971; div. 1978)

Candace Lee Klaasen (born August 26, 1947), better known as Candy Moore, is an American actress from Maplewood, New Jersey.[1] Moore attended UCLA School of Theatre Arts. Moore began her career appearing on television series such as Leave It to Beaver[2] and Letter to Loretta. In 1962, she was cast as Lucille Ball's daughter Chris Carmichael on The Lucy Show. Moore remained a regular on The Lucy Show through the end of the 1964–1965 season after which the premise of the show was retooled and most of the supporting cast was written out. Moore also appeared nine times on The Donna Reed Show,[2] five of which as Angie Quinn, the girlfriend of series character Jeff Stone (Paul Petersen).



In 1959–1960, she appeared in two episodes of the second season of One Step Beyond, as Carolyn Peters in "Forked Lightning" (ep. 9), and as Callie Wylie in "Goodbye Grandpa" (ep. 38).

In 1961, she played Margie Manners, the kitchen seductress of Wally Cleaver, in the Leave It To Beaver episode "Mother's Helper" (S4:E23). That same year she also acted in one episode each of The Loretta Young Show and Wagon Train.

In 1961–1962, she portrayed Gillian Favor in two episodes of Rawhide. She also appeared in the first season of My Three Sons as a hiker in the 1961 episode "Fire Watch" (ep. 36).

Moore also starred in a television pilot titled Time Out for Ginger, which aired on CBS on September 18, 1962. However, it didn't sell.[3]

Moore has also appeared in films such as Raging Bull, The Night of the Grizzly, Tomboy and the Champ, and Lunch Wagon.[2]




Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
1961 Tomboy and the Champ Tommy Jo
1965 In Harm's Way Girl at Blue Lagoon Bar
1966 The Night of the Grizzly Meg
1980 Raging Bull Linda
1981 Lunch Wagon Diedre


Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
1959–60 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond Callie Wylie / Carolyn Peters 2 Episodes, including: 'Forked Lightening ', (Nov. 17, '59).
1961 Leave It to Beaver Margie Manners Episode: "Mother's Helper"
The Loretta Young Show Love Episode: "The Forbidden Guests"
Wagon Train Sue Ellison Episode: "Wagon to Fort Anderson
My Three Sons Shirley Episode: "Fire Watch"
Shannon Donna Humphrey Episode: "The Embezzler's Daughter"
1961 Rawhide Gillian Favor S3:E15, "Incident of the Fish Out of Water"
1962 Rawhide Gillian Favor
1961–66 The Donna Reed Show Angie / Bernice / Bebe / Bebe Barnes 10 episodes
1962 Bachelor Father Phyllis Hartzell Episode: "Bentley Goes to Bat"
The Comedy Spot Ginger Carol Episode: "Time Out for Ginger"
1962–65 The Lucy Show Chris Carmichael 39 episodes
1967 Dream Girl of '67 Herself Fashion hostess; 5 episodes


  1. ^ Leonard, Vince. "A 'Little Lucy'... Kind Of", The Pittsburgh Press, November 29, 1964. Accessed April 2, 2021. "Candy lives with her parents in North Hollywood. Born in Maplewood, N. J., Aug. 26, 1947, Candy started modeling in New York when she was 5. At 7, she was already doing television commercials."
  2. ^ a b c The New York Times
  3. ^ "TV Pilot: Time Out for Ginger".