Nancy Moore from Troutdale, VA


Aside from watch TCM, what do you do?

At age 80, it makes me very happy to wake up in the morning. My husband of 55 years is suffering with Alzheimers Disease, so I take care of him as well as I can 24/7. That's pretty much all I do because I dearly LOVE my retired Marine hunk and will as long as I can.


What’s your favorite movie snack?

Dark chocolate and Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream... YUM!


What’s your favorite part of TCM?

I truly love all of TCM's programming. I must admit your "TCM Remembers" segment at the end of each year is one I look forward to. I feel happiness when I see a familiar face once again and then shed a tear or two because he/she is no longer with us. In some way I find it cathartic just knowing that although a favorite actor is gone, TCM will keep him/her in my living room as long as I can see.


What’s your favorite movie genre?

Gosh! I love 'em all! Drama (To Kill a Mockingbird); Westerns (The Searchers); Musicals (Singin' in the Rain); Epic (Gone With the Wind); Noir (Casablanca); Comedy (Blazing Saddles and Some Like It Hot); Suspense (Gaslight); and on and on and on.


Who’s your favorite actor or actress or filmmaker of all time? And why?

This is so hard. Early years, Tracy, Bogart, Gable, Grant, Davis, Hepburn*; middle years, Newman, Grant, Tracy, Bogart, Garner, Davis, Hepburn, Day; now... none. There were several others I would have added to the list, but thanks to another of my "Senior Moments" I couldn't come up with their names. Hepburn got the asterisk because, in my opinion, in her earliest movies she was a phony, overacting, terrible actress. Thank goodness she grew up quickly and became the marvelous actress we all so admire!


Who would you be thrilled to meet, and what would you say?

Paul Newman. I would say how sorry I was that he didn't win an Academy Award for Cool Hand Luke. In fact he should have won two... one for his incredible talent... the other for his incredible looks... sigh!!


What do you collect?

I collect Indian artifacts, arrowheads, etc. I enjoy walking plowed fields in search of some, and have amassed quite a nice collection.


If you had to pick just one, what would be your favorite movie?

To Kill a Mockingbird. It's my favorite movie because it ran the gamut of love, comedy, suspense, joy, heartbreak, justice or lack of it, all with great settings, excellent camera work, a marvelous, riveting story, and perfectly acted by all involved.


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J.P. Giuliotti's picture

So, I absolutely adore this woman. From her commitment to her husband to the way she articulates why she is a fan of classic movies and specifically why she has picked some of her favorite actors.
It was so refreshing reading this! God bless!

Shaun Bishop's picture

She is among the brave group of unsung heroes who care for the victims of Alzheimer's. Bless her!
I too like that TCM keeps those actors that have passed away fresh in our mind by continuing to honor them by showing the films they were in.