Candy Moore

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Candy Moore
Born (1947-08-26) August 26, 1947 (age 73)
Years active1959–1967; 1980–1981
Spouse(s)Paul Gleason
(m. 1971–1978; divorced)

Candy Moore (born August 26, 1947) is an American actress from Maplewood, New Jersey.[1] 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).


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)

In 1960, she played Callie Wylie in an episode of One Step Beyond titled "Goodbye Grandpa".

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

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]

In 1979, 32-year old Moore was Alberto Vargas' model for the cover of The Cars album Candy-O.[4][5]

Up to 2019, she taught English at the East Los Angeles Performing Arts Academy Magnet at Esteban E. Torres High School.[6][7]

Selected filmography[edit]


  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".
  4. ^ Scott, Grant; Miles, Barry; Morgan, Johnny (October 1, 2005). The Greatest Album Covers Of All Time. Collins & Brown. p. 96. ISBN 978-1843403012.
  5. ^ Angus, Jame (April 4, 2020). "Candy-O". The Cavender Diary. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  6. ^ "Candy Moore". everything lucy. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  7. ^ "English". East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 21, 2021.

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