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Dudley Moore

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Dudley Moore

English actor, comedian, composer and musician add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1935.

Countries: United States (53%), United Kingdom (40%), Ireland (2%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jonathan Miller, Eddie Murphy, Suzy Kendall

Linked to: Magdalen College, Oxford, The Sydney Russell School, Buckingham Palace, The New York Times

 

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Dudley Moore was born in 1935 add something


1950

Jonathan Miller - Trained as a doctor in the late 1950s, he first came to prominence in the early 1960s with his role in the comedy revue "Beyond the Fringe" with fellow writers and performers Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett


1960

During the 1960s he formed the Dudley Moore Trio, with drummer Chris Karan and bassist Pete McGurk add something

 

In 1960, he left Dankworth's band to work on "Beyond the Fringe" add something

 

Moore first came to prominence as one of the four writer-performers in the ground-breaking comedy revue "Beyond the Fringe" in the early 1960s, and became famous as half of the highly popular television double-act he formed with Peter Cook add something

 

"Beyond the Fringe" was at the forefront of the 1960s satire boom and after success in Britain it transferred to the United States, where it was a hit add something

 

Anneke Wills - During the 1960s Wills spent much of her time at the famous Troubadour Coffee Shop and the Establishment, and was part of the so-called Chelsea Set, counting among her close friends Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, the Alberts, Sammy Davis Junior, Angela Douglas and Kenneth More, Mary Quant and Sarah Miles among others


1964

Fran Landesman - In 1964 the Landesmans moved to London , where she wrote lyrics for a number of well-known musicians such as Pat Smythe, Georgie Fame, Tom Springfield, Richard Rodney Bennett and Dudley Moore


1967

Stuart Hamilton - At age 38, in 1967, he took up a significant technical and musical challenge by accepting the role of pianist and singer made famous in England by Dudley Moore in a production of Beyond the Fringe


1968

McGurk was replaced, after eight years in the trio, by Peter Morgan, after he committed suicide in June 1968 add something

 

Jackie Lee - Her jazz-styled album of the same name was released in 1968, which included contributions from Dudley Moore as pianist

 

Suzy Kendall - In 1968 Kendall married pianist, comedian and actor Dudley Moore, and though they divorced in 1972, they remained friends until Moore's death in 2002


1970

In the late 1970s, Moore moved to Hollywood, where he had a supporting role in the hit film "Foul Play" with Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase add something

 

Lenny Zakatek - Lynsey de Paul and Dudley Moore took an interest in Zakatek's voice, look and stage presence in the early 1970s


1975

Tuesday Weld - She married British actor, musician, and comedian Dudley Moore in 1975


1976

In 1976 he played piano on Larry Norman's album "In Another Land", in particular on the song "The Sun Began to Rain add something


1977

Tom Driberg - The comedians Peter Cook and Dudley Moore depicted Driberg as a sexual predator, wearing "fine fishnet stockings" and cavorting with a rent boy, in a sketch, "Back of the Cab", which they recorded in 1977


1978

Moore played Watson to Cook's Holmes in 1978's "Hound of the Baskervilles" add something


1980

Comedy film - Popular comedy stars in the 1980s included Dudley Moore, Tom_Hanks, Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd

 

Jill Eikenberry - The 1980s saw a number of television films to her credit, and a major film success, Dudley Moore's star vehicle "Arthur"


1981

His fame as a comedy film actor was later heightened by success in hit Hollywood films such as "Foul Play", "10" with Bo Derek and "Arthur" in the late 1970s and early 1980s, respectively add something

 

In 1981, Moore appeared as the lead in the comedy "Arthur", an even bigger hit than "10", which starred Liza Minnelli and Sir John Gielgud add something

 

Ted Ross - One of the roles he is most fondly remembered for is that of Bitterman, Arthur Bach's long suffering chauffeur in the 1981 Dudley Moore hit, "Arthur"


1982

Peter Sellers - In 1982, Blake Edwards tried to continue with "Romance of the Pink Panther" and offered the role of Clouseau to Dudley Moore, who turned it down


1984

Eddie Murphy - In 1984, Murphy appeared in "Best Defense", co-starring Dudley Moore


1987

In 1987, Moore was interviewed for "The New York Times" by the music critic Rena Fruchter, herself an accomplished pianist add something


1988

He appeared as Ko-Ko in a Jonathan Miller production of "The Mikado" in Los Angeles in March 1988 add something


1993

Joanna Cassidy - In 1993, she co-starred with Dudley Moore in the sitcom "Dudley", but the series only lasted for six episodes


1994

Cork became a friend and confidant to Moore, corresponding with him until 1994 add something

 

In 1994, Moore was arrested after Rothschild claimed he had beaten her before that year's Oscars; she later withdrew her charges add something


1995

Dudley Moore plays a short role in the 1995 feature CASPER. add something

 

Moore was deeply affected by the death of Peter Cook in 1995, and for weeks would regularly telephone Cook's home in London just to get the telephone answering machine and hear his friend's voice add something

 

In November 1995, Moore teamed up with friend and humorist Martin Lewis in organising a two-day salute to Cook in Los Angeles that Moore co-hosted with Lewis add something


1997

In September 1997 Moore underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery in London , and subsequently suffered four minor strokes add something


1998

In June 1998, Nicole Rothschild was reported to have told an American television show that Moore was "waiting to die" due to a serious illness, but these reports were denied by Suzy Kendall add something


1999

On 30 September 1999, Moore announced that he was suffering from the terminal degenerative brain disorder progressive supranuclear palsy, some of whose early symptoms were so similar to intoxication that he had been accused of being drunk, and that the illness had been diagnosed earlier in the year add something


2001

In June 2001, Moore was appointed a Commander of the Order of The British Empire add something


Dudley Moore died in 2002 add something

 

He died on 27 March 2002, as a result of pneumonia, secondary to immobility caused by the palsy, in Plainfield, New Jersey, New Jersey add something


2004

In December 2004, the Channel 4 television station in the United Kingdom broadcast "Not Only But Always", a TV movie dramatising the relationship between Moore and Cook, although the principal focus of the production was on Cook add something


2009

In 2009 it came to light that at the time three separate British police forces had wanted them to be prosecuted under obscenity laws for their comedy recordings made during the late 1970s under the pseudonyms "Derek and Clive" add something


2011

Rena Fruchter - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography Once Dudley caught it, his own outrageous laugh would spur everyone on add something

 

Russell Brand - He starred in the 2011 remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film "Arthur"