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Dick Moore Dies: Former Child Star Was 89

10 September 2015 2:39 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Little Dickie Moore, the beloved former child star, has died. He was 89. The husband of famed actress Jane Powell, Moore began his long career in show business when he was only 11 months old, playing John Barrymore as an infant in the 1927 silent film The Beloved Rogue. He would go on to appear in more than 100 films during the next 30 years and was later the longtime spokesman for AFTRA. His many memorable screen performances included starring roles in Oliver Twist, Serge… »

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Dick Moore Dies: Former Child Star Was 89

10 September 2015 2:39 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Little Dickie Moore, the beloved former child star, has died. He was 89. The husband of famed actress Jane Powell, Moore began his long career in show business when he was only 11 months old, playing John Barrymore as an infant in the 1927 silent film The Beloved Rogue. He would go on to appear in more than 100 films during the next 30 years and was later the longtime spokesman for AFTRA. His many memorable screen performances included starring roles in Oliver Twist, Serge… »

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Oliver! star Ron Moody dies aged 91

11 June 2015 4:11 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

British actor Ron Moody, famous for playing Fagin in the classic 1968 version of Oliver!, has died aged 91.

The actor was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in the film, as well as winning the Golden Globe the same year. In addition, Moody also appearaed in Eastenders and Disney’s A Kid in King Arthur’s Court, as well as various other UK television series.

His widow Therese said he would be “greatly missed”, stating that: “He brought joy to his family and to the hearts of many and will be greatly missed. He was singing until the end.”

Born on January 8th, 1924 in Tottenham, North London as Ronald Moodnick, Moody played Fagin in the 1960’s musical version of the Charles Dicken’s Oliver Twist, before bringing the character to such wonderful life in the film version.

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