Dudley Moore

British actor, comedian, composer and musician (1935–2002)

Dudley Stuart John Moore CBE (19 April 1935 – 27 March 2002)[1] was a British actor, comedian and musician.

Dudley Moore
Moore at the 43rd Emmy Awards, 25 August 1991
Dudley Stuart John Moore

(1935-04-19)19 April 1935
Died27 March 2002(2002-03-27) (aged 66)
Cause of deathProgressive supranuclear palsy
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, musician
Years active1961–2002
Spouse(s)Suzy Kendall
(m. 1968–1972, divorced)
Tuesday Weld
(m. 1975–1980, divorced)
Brogan Lane
(m. 1988–1991, divorced)
Nicole Rothschild
(m. 1994–1998, divorced)
Children2 sons

Moore was born in Charing Cross Hospital, London and raised in Dagenham, Essex. He studied at Magdalen College, Oxford.

Moore became a pianist and composer. He began a comedy double act with Peter Cook. Moore acted in movies in the United Kingdom and in the United States. He starred in movies including Bedazzled, 10, Arthur and Arthur 2: On the Rocks.

Moore died of progressive supranuclear palsy and pneumonia in Plainfield, New Jersey.

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  1. Guardian obituary

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