Tedde Moore

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Tedde Moore
BornOctober 28, 1945
Years active1971 –present

Tedde Moore (born October 28, 1945) is a Canadian actress who is perhaps best known as Miss Shields in the 1983 film A Christmas Story. She was nominated for a Genie Award at the 5th Genie Awards in 1984 for her acting in the film.[1] She reprised her role in the 1994 film My Summer Story and is the only actor to appear in both films.

She also starred in the 2011 film Mistletoe Over Manhattan as Mrs. Claus who, after sensing her husband is losing his Christmas spirit, travels to a place where she knows the spirit of Christmas still exists: New York City.

Her other film credits include Second Wind (1976), for which she won Best Supporting Actress at the Canadian Film Awards,[2][3] Murder by Decree (1979), The Amateur (1981), Overnight (1985), Rolling Vengeance (1987) and Down the Road Again (2011). She won the Canadian Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1976 for Second Wind.


She is the daughter of Darwina (Faessler) and actor and educator Mavor Moore, the granddaughter of Canadian theatre figure Dora Mavor Moore, and the great-granddaughter of Scottish-born economist James Mavor.[4] With director Donald Shebib, she is the mother of music producer, Noah "40" Shebib.


  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0601925/awards
  2. ^ Wise, Wyndam (ed.) (2001). Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film. Toronto, Ont.: University of Toronto Press. p. 263.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "The Winners: The Canadian Film Awards 1976". Cinema Canada. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.cbc.ca/radio/tapestry/the-redemptive-power-of-hip-hop-1.4752075/ovo-producer-noah-40-shebib-and-his-sister-suzanna-empower-youth-through-hip-hop-1.4752159

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