*CANDIDS* - Page 13
Moorehead married actor John Griffith Lee in 1930; they divorced in 1952. She and Lee adopted an orphan named Sean in 1949, but it remains unclear whether the adoption was legal, although Moorehead raised the child until he ran away from home. Sean had gotten into the 'wrong crowd' and at one point, Moorehead found a gun in his drawer. After he left, neither one ever heard from the other again.