Agnes Moorehead Biography


Agnes Moorehead

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Birth Name: Agnes Moorehead
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   116 Years
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Agnes Moorehead full name Agnes Robertson Moorehead was a renowned actress from United States. She was an actress from all three formats of acting and that is stage, television and movie. She was popular in the United States for portraying her role in the movies like Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons and many more. Agnes Moorehead was from the upper middle class family born on 6 December 1900 in Clinton, Massachusetts, United States of America to John Henderson Moorehead and Mildred McCauley. She holds an American nationality and was of diverse descent ethnicity.

Agnes Moorehead was married twice in her life but both of her married life was dissolved before she died. She was first married to her first husband John Griffith Lee who was also a famous actor in the United States and he was popular for his role in On the Town Desk Set and many more. They got married in 1930 in a beautiful wedding ceremony.

From this married life they didn't have any children together but it was noted they had adopted a child. He was a son whom they named Sean Moorehead. The happy married couple remained together for more than two decades and later unfortunately finally got divorced in 1952.

Agnes then got married to her second husband Robert Gist but she also dissolved her marriage within few years. She was rumored to be lesbian but there was also some information claiming she was not lesbian. Agnes Moorehead died of cancer in 1974 and during that time her net worth and salary both were really high.

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Born in Clinton, Massachusetts

1900 6th of December

Agnes Moorehead was from the upper middle class family born as Agnes Robertson Moorehead in Clinton, Massachusetts, United States of America to John Henderson Moorehead and Mildred McCauley. She was an American and was of diverse descent. 

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Graduated from Central High School

1918

She received her formal education from Central High School. While she was in her high school days, she was one of the best students in her class. She was also good in several extra activities. She completed her education from there in 1918. 

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Graduated from American Academy of Dramatic Arts

1929

It seems like she was the great scholar before she began her acting career. She earned her degrees in Bachelor as well as in Masters. She was also the school teacher for half a decade. She was also enrolled at post graduate studies. 

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Married to John Griffith Lee

1930 5th of June

She was first married to John Griffith Lee. He was also a famous actor in the United States and he was popular for his role in On the Town Desk Set and many more. They first met each other when they were filming in some big screen movies. 

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Began her acting career

1933

Agnes Moorehead didn't show the sigh of acting for a long time. It is also said that she auditioned in several shows but she was not offered the acting role and for this she had to be hungry for a long time. She finally began her professional acting career in 1933.

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Won Golden Globes, USA

1945

Golden Globes, USA was one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and every one really feels honored if they win this award for the first time in their life. She was also honored with this award twice and both time with Best Supporting Actress. 

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Divorced with Jack G Lee

1952 11th of June

She more than two decades of married life finally came to an end in 1952. They got married in 1930. From this married life they didn't have any children together but it was noted they had adopted a child. The reason for their separation was rumored to be extra marital affairs. 

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Married to Robert Gist

1954 14th of February

It seems like she was having extra marital affairs with Robert Gist when she was married to John Griffith Lee. Soon after her divorce with him, she became linked with Robert Gist. After having love affairs for a year they finally got married in 1954.

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Divorced with Robert Gist

1958 11th of March

Her married life with Robert Gist was also dissolved after half a decade. Robert Gist was the great actor from United States and he had also established himself as the movie director. They dissolved their marriage in 1958.

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Won Walk of Fame

1960 8th of February

She seems to be honored with every major award in the Hollywood. In 1960, when she was sixty years old, she was crowned the Star on the Walk of Fame crown. She was honored for Motion Picture. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1967

She has also been honored with Primetime Emmy Awards once in her life and that was in 1967. That year she was nominated in this award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress and Outstanding Performance by an Actress. She won this award from her later nomination. 

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Died in Rochester, Minnesota, United States

1974 30th of April

Agnes Moorehead was the patient of uterine cancer from a long time, she was battling with that and she also underwent several surgeries to remove that. But at the end she was not able to get rid of that and she died of the same cancer in 1974. 

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Won TV Land Awards

2003

Though she died a long time ago her acting is still remembered and she is also still honored for her role in several movies. It seems like her role in Bewitched was one of the best movies she had played in her life, for this role she was honored with TV Land Awards in 2003 and 2005. 

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