Clayton Moore Signed Index Card Dated Lone Ranger
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CLAYTON MOORE Signed Index Card Dated LONE RANGER
Clayton MooreClayton Moore as TheLone RangerBornJack Carlton Moore
September 14, 1914
Chicago,Illinois, U.S.DiedDecember 28, 1999(aged85)
West Hills,Los Angeles
California, USACauseof deathHeart attackResting placeForest Lawn Memorial RangerTelevisionThe Lone RangerSpouse(s)Mary Moore (1940-1942)
Sally Allen (1943-1986) (her death) 1 child
Connie Moore (1986-1989)
Clarita Moore (1992-1999) (his death)
Clayton Moore(bornJack Carlton Moore, September 14, 1914 – December 28, 1999) was anAmericanactorbest known for playing the fictional western character theLone Rangerfrom 1949–1951 and 1954–1957 on thetelevision series of the same nameand two related movies from the same producers.
Born inChicago, Illinois, in 1914, Moore was the youngest of three sons of Theresa (néeFisher) and Sprague Moore.Moore's father, according to the federal census of 1930, was a native of New York and supported his family in Chicago by working as areal estate broker.That same census also documents that a full-time maid, Amelia Hirsch, lived with the Moore family, an indication of the household's relative prosperity at the time.
Highly athletic as a boy, "Jack" became acircusacrobat by age eight; and later, in 1934, he appeared at the Century of Progress exposition in Chicago with a trapeze act.He graduated from Stephen K. Hayt Elementary School, Sullivan Junior High School, andSenn High Schoolon the far North Side of Chicago.Moore as a young man also worked successfully as aJohn Robert Powersmodel. Moving toHollywoodin the late 1930s, he worked as a stunt man and bit player between modeling jobs. Moore in his 1996 autobiographyI Was That Masked Mannoted that Hollywood producerEdward Smallpersuaded him around 1940 to adopt the stage name "Clayton". Subsequently, he was cast as an occasional player inBWesternsand the lead in fourRepublic Studiocliffhangers and in two films forColumbia Pictures. Moore duringWorld War IIenlisted in theU.S. Army Air Forcesand served with that branch'sFirst Motion Picture Unitmaking training films, such asTarget-Invisible, in which Moore co-starred with fellow actorArthur Kenned