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Dudley Moore (1935–2002)

Dudley Moore, the gifted comedian who had at least three distinct career phases that brought him great acclaim and success, actually started out as a musical prodigy as a child. He was born in Dagenham, Essex, England, in 1935, to working class parents, Ada Francis (Hughes), an English secretary, and John Havlin Moore, a Scottish railway ... See full bio »

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 1998 The Mighty Kong (Video)
Carl Denham / King Kong (voice)
 1996 A Weekend in the Country (TV Movie)
Simon Farrell
 1995 Oscar's Orchestra (TV Series)
- The Battle Begins (1995) ... Oscar (voice)
- World Tour ... Oscar (voice)
- Water Music ... Oscar (voice)
- Viva Espana ... Oscar (voice)
- The Toy Symphony ... Oscar (voice)
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Imaginary Friend / President Andrews
 1993 The Pickle
Planet Cleveland Man (uncredited)
 1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
- Elizabeth and Larry/Bill and Pete (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
 1992 Blame It on the Bellboy
Melvyn Orton
 1990 The Best of... What's Left of... Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
Dud / Himself / Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Dud / Himself / Various Characters
 1986 The Adventures of Milo and Otis
Narrator (English version, voice)
 1984 Micki + Maude
Rob Salinger
 1983 Romantic Comedy
Jason Carmichael
 1983 Lovesick
Saul Benjamin
 1982 Six Weeks
Patrick Dalton
 1980 Wholly Moses!
Harvey Orchid / Herschel
 1979 10
George Webber
 1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Doctor Watson / Mrs. Ada Holmes / Mr. Spiggot / ...
 1978 Foul Play
Stanley Tibbets
 1975 When Things Were Rotten (TV Series)
Sheik Achmed
- Those Wedding Bell Blues (1975) ... Sheik Achmed
 1971 An Apple a Day (TV Movie)
Dr. Clive Elwood
 1971 Behind the Fridge (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1965-1970 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #3.7 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.6 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.5 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.3 (1970) ... Various Characters
 1969 World in Ferment (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1969)
 1968 Pick of the Year (TV Movie)
 1968 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia
Rupert Street
 1966 Five More (TV Series)
- Exit 19 (1966)
 1966 The Wrong Box
John Finsbury
 1965 Love Story (TV Series)
- The Girl Opposite (1965) ... Kuba
 1965 Flatland (Short)
A Square (voice)
 1964 The Hat (Short) (voice)
 1964 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Piano accompanist
- The Third Alibi (1961) ... Piano accompanist (uncredited)
 1961 The Third Alibi
Piano accompanist (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Tesco (1992) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 19 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Dudley Moore Trio


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I can't imagine not having music in my life, playing for myself or for other people. If I was asked, 'Which would you give up,' I'd have to say acting," he said in an interview with The Associated Press in 1988. See more »


Co-owner of the restaurant "72 Market Street" in Venice, Los Angeles. See more »


Short stature


Cuddly Dudley See more »

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