Dudley Moore

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  • Birth Name: Dudley Stuart John Moore
  • Birth Place: Essex, England
  • Died: March 27, 2002
  • Profession: Actor, Musician, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Diminutive (5' 2"), multitalented British actor, comedian and musician best known in the U.S. for his role in Arthur.
  • Longtime comedy partner of Peter Cook.
  • A musical prodigy as a child, he won scholarships to both the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Magdalene College, Oxford.
  • Had progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a rare brain disorder.
  • Awarded the title of CBE (Commander of the British Empire) by Prince Charles shortly before his death.
  • Founded two charities: the Dudley Moore Research Fund, dedicated to finding a cure for PSP; and Music for All Seasons, which takes live music into hospitals, prisons and nursing homes.

Awards

  • 1974, Grammy — Best Spoken Word Recording: Winner
  • 1963, Tony — Special Award: Winner
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Original Score - Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 1981, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1974, Tony — Special Award: Winner
  • 1980, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee

Relationships

  • Susan Anton — Ex-significant Other
  • John Moore — Father
  • Suzy Kendall — Ex-wife
  • Patrick Moore — Son
  • Tuesday Weld — Ex-wife
  • Barbara Moore — Sister
  • Nicholas Anthony Moore — Son
  • Nicole Rothschild — Ex-wife
  • Ada Moore — Mother
  • Brogan Lane — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England; University of Oxford, Magdalene College, Oxford, England (1958)

Details

  • Birth Name: Dudley Stuart John Moore
  • Birth Place: Essex, England
  • Died: March 27, 2002
  • Profession: Actor, Musician, Producer