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  Dudley Moore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 1935 27 March 2002), was a British musician, actor and comedian who was enormously popular in his home country for many years and who became famous in the United States when he made the film 10 with Bo Derek.
Cook and Moore are most remembered for their sketches as two working-class men, Pete and Dud, in macs and cloth caps, commenting on politics and the arts, but they fashioned a series of character one-offs, usually with Moore in the role of interviewer to one of Cook's upper-class eccentrics.
Moore was married to actresses Suzy Kendall and Tuesday Weld (by whom he had a son, Patrick, in 1976).
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 Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore (April 19, 1935 - March 27, 2002), was a British actor and comedian who became a star after making the film 10.
Moore was famous for "corpsing" - the programmes often went out live, and Cook would deliberately make him laugh in order to get an even bigger reaction from the studio audience.
In June, 2001, Moore was knighted as a Commander of the British Empire (CBE).
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 CNN.com - Actor Dudley Moore dies at 66 - March 28, 2002
Moore, was best known for his comic performance as a drunk millionaire in the 1981 film "Arthur" and his role as a composer grappling with a midlife crisis in the 1979 hit "10."
Dudley Moore was one of the most visible musical and cinematic stars in the business.
Moore was a musical prodigy as a child and won a music scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford, to study the organ.
www.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/Movies/03/27/death.dudley/index.html   (793 words)

 smh.com.au - The Sydney Morning Herald-
Moore was teamed with Alan Bennett, later a successful playwright, Jonathan Miller, the cerebral opera producer and medical doctor, and Peter Cook, a surreal comic and a famously dissipated talent.
Moore and Cook teamed again in 1971 for a comedy review titled "Beyond the Fridge," which was a success in London and a smash on Broadway in the 1973-74 season, with the pair winning a special Tony award for their "unique contribution to the theatre of comedy".
Moore married Suzy Kendall in 1958, Tuesday Weld in 1975, Brogan Lane in 1988 and Nicole Rothschild in 1994.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/03/28/1017206125530.html   (646 words)

 Dudley Moore Photos - Dudley Moore News - Dudley Moore Information
Dudley Moore's career spanned four decades, both in music and in film.
Music served as a refuge for Moore, who was teased as a child because he had a club foot, which was ultimately corrected.
Dudley was a short lived CBS sitcom starring Joel Brooks, Joanna Cassidy, Harley Cross, Dudley Moore, Lupe Ontiveros and Max Wright.
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 The Dudley Moore Picture Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dudley was born Dudley Stuart John Moore on April 19th, 1935.
Dudley also composed the scores for several films including "30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia" (1967), "Inadmissible Evidence" (1968) and "Staircase" (1969).
Dudley Moore married Suzy Kendall in 1958, Tuesday Weld in 1975, with whom he had a son, Patrick; Brogan Lane in 1988 and Nicole Rothschild in 1994, with a second son, Nicholas.
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 Not Only... But Also - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, unsure about going it alone, Moore invited his partner from Beyond the Fringe, Peter Cook, to guest in the pilot (along with none other than John Lennon, who was to make two more appearances during the course of the series).
Cook made a habit of trying to crack Moore up in the middle of their dialogues, occasionally forcing himself to corpse in the process.
Some telerecordings of the fl and white episodes survive, but all of the videotaped footage from the colour series was wiped, so that the only surviving colour sketches are on 16mm film inserts.
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 Classic Cafes | Dudley Moore Trio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Moore went on to form a double-act with Cook, enjoying popular success with their stage shows and making movie appearances in The Wrong Box (1966) and Bedazzled (1967).
Moore and Cook teamed again in 1971 for a "Beyond the Fridge" which was a success in London and a smash on Broadway in the 1973-74 season, with the pair winning a special Tony award for their "unique contribution to the theatre of comedy".
It was during one of these that she noticed Moore was playing somewhat erratically; in May 1999 he was diagnosed with the rare degenerative brain disease, progressive supranuclear palsy.
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 Dudley Moore MP3 Downloads - Dudley Moore Music Downloads - Dudley Moore Music Videos
Dudley Moore, who of course is best known as an actor, has been playing piano since his youth.
Dudley Moore's score to the 1968 cult classic Bedazzled is a delightful jazz romp.
Moore composed, arranged, and produced the music for his trio: Moore on piano, Pete McGurk on bass, and Chris...
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 Stars of the '80s - Dudley Moore
Dudley Stuart John Moore was born 19 April 1935 in Dagenham, Essex, England.
Moore was born with a clubfoot, which was surgically corrected.
Moore was survived by his two sons, Patrick (from his second marriage) and Nicholas (from his fourth).
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 USATODAY.com - Moore's life saw sadness amid smiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dudley Moore said he was driven by feelings of inferiority: "I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic."
Dudley Moore, whose life often was as sad as he was funny, was the most unlikely of Hollywood romantic leads.
Moore's health problems became public when his fourth wife, Nicole Rothschild, announced that she was dropping a lawsuit against him so that he could "die in peace." They had separated amid allegations of heavy drinking, drugging and abuse, which he denied.
www.usatoday.com /life/2002/2002-03-27-dudley-moore-obit.htm   (538 words)

 Dudley Moore
In 1999, in an interview with Barbara Walters, Dudley came clean and revealed to the world that he was suffering from PSP.
I think the reason Dudley moved to this modest house in Plainfield, New Jersey, was because the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is in East Orange, NJ, and he went to physical therapy there.
But in the film, Dudley drives drunk down this street, and Bo Derek is marrying her fiancé in this church, in Beverly Hills.
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 Dudley Moore Biography (Comedian/Pianist/Actor) — FactMonster.com
(He ultimately died of pneumonia related to the disease.) Moore was awarded a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II in November of 2001.
Moore died on the same day as comedian Milton Berle and one day before director Billy Wilder.
Dudley Moore - Dudley Moore actor, comedian, composer Born: 4/19/1935 Birthplace: London, England Composer,...
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 Dudley Moore - Biography - Moviefone
Though the part was small, Moore made the most of it with his outrageous performance as a swinging opera conductor in the Hitchcockian comedy Foul Play (1978).
Starring Moore as a soused, piano-playing millionaire, Liza Minnelli as his working-class true love, and Sir John Gielgud as his long-suffering butler, Arthur managed to be as funny as it was charming, earning Moore his sole Oscar nomination and a marvelously dry Gielgud his one Oscar win.
Increasingly immobilized by the disease, Moore's public appearances became rarer; though not lethal, PSP left Moore susceptible to a fatal bout of pneumonia in March 2002.
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 Dudley Moore | Obituaries | Guardian Unlimited
But Moore was a wonderfully natural clown with a comic persona, his dark good looks and warm personality overcoming many weaknesses in scripts and direction.
Moore's five-year liaison with Susan Anton, model and actress (of whom he quipped: "I go up on Susan"), ended and he married another former model and actress, Brogan Lane, in 1987.
In 1994, Moore married Nicole Rothschild (they had a son); a few months after the marriage, she called the Los Angeles police department to arrest Moore for assaulting her.
www.guardian.co.uk /obituaries/story/0,3604,675131,00.html   (1598 words)

 Dudley Moore PSP Interview
Dudley Moore slurred his words, he stumbled, he forgot things, and he had no idea what was happening.
Moore denies it all, even the time she had him arrested for allegedly striking her.
BW: Dudley Moore wanted to tell his story even though it is painful, not just to say he is ill, not intoxicated, but also because some people may suffer for years with PSP without knowing what's wrong, for we don't know what causes this disease.
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 CNN.com - Royal honour for Dudley Moore - November 16, 2001
Moore, who now lives in America, arrived in style, sweeping through the Palace gates in a 1954 Silver Wraith Rolls-Royce identical to the one in Arthur, the 1981 Hollywood hit for which he received a best actor Oscar nomination.
He is involved in the Dudley Moore Research Fund, dedicated to finding a cure for PSP and the charity Music for All Seasons, which takes live music into hospitals, geriatric centers and prisons.
In his native Britain, Moore is still best known for his comedy partnership with the late Cook in the 1960s and 1970s.
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 The Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy - Press Room - Dudley Moore Succumbs to PSP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Ellen Katz, Executive Director of the Society for PSP said, "Dudley Moore's death, because of PSP, is a tragic loss.
Dudley came forward with his diagnosis in Fall 1999 in a sensitive and moving interview with Barbara Walters.
The mission of the Society is to stimulate and support PSP research, educate the public and health professionals about the disorder and to provide education and support to persons diagnosed with PSP and their families.
www.psp.org /press_room/dudley_moore.asp   (321 words)

 TIME.com: Dudley Moore, 1935-2002 -- Page 1
Dudley Moore, the little, lovable star of more than 30 films who died Wednesday at 66, had a deformed left foot.
Or a musician, which was how the young Moore got his start in the entertainment business — first as a chorister and organist in his parish church in Dagenham, near London, then to Oxford on a scholarship as an organist.
Moore spent his last years battling progressive supranuclear palsy, and set up the Dudley Moore Research Fund, dedicated to finding a cure, as well as the charity Music for All Seasons, which takes live music into hospitals, homes for the elderly and prisons.
www.time.com /time/sampler/article/0,8599,220689,00.html   (650 words)

 CD Baby: DUDLEY MOORE: Live From An Aircraft Hangar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Moore donated the proceeds from the CD to Music For All Seasons (which takes live music into facilities where people could not otherwise hear it) and to the Dudley Moore Research Fund for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, which sadly took Dudley's life on March 27, 2002.
Dudley Moore was one of the most beloved and versatile artists of our time.
Moore first came to the United States in 1962 with the innovative revue "Beyond the Fringe," which was a hit on Broadway.
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 Peter Cook - Dudley Moore - Interesting Motherfuckers - Acid Logic ezine
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore first came to prominance as one half of the cast of "Beyond The Fringe", a comedy sketch show that was a huge hit on the London stage, Broadway, and a lot of other places full of people who ordinarily couldn't care less about anything on the London stage or Broadway.
Dudley was the only British musician of his generation to never get a gig with Thin Lizzy or Motorhead because his club foot made him too grotesque to stand onstage playing guitar.
Moore's private life once he became a Hollywood movie star was so repugnant that I bet the same creeps who made that horrible movie about Bob Crane are probably peddling a script about Moore and his sick scene right now.
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 Dudley Moore - MSN Encarta
Dudley Moore, (1935–2002), British actor, comedian, and musician.
He was teamed from 1959 to 1973 with British comedian Peter Cook.
Moore became a Hollywood star after appearing in the motion picture '10' in 1979.
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 BBC News | SHOWBIZ | Comedian Dudley Moore dies
Dudley Moore, one of Britain's best-loved comedians, actors and musicians, has died aged 66.
"Moore was surrounded by friends, his nurse and medical aides at the time of his passing," she added.
But in the late 1990s Moore suffered from a number of illnesses and was fired from Barbra Streisand's film The Mirror Has Two Faces because he found he could not remember his lines.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/showbiz/1897650.stm   (660 words)

 Dudley Moore: Lovesick - Movie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dudley Moore gives a quiet, toned-down performance (at least when compared to ARTHUR), which gives him a realism like nothing I have ever seen on film.
Dudley Moore's slowly escalating obsession with this woman is a marvel to behold, with frequent visits from Ales Guiness in a terrific supporting role.
Some suspense, the chance that Moore would lose his license, is directed at him from the psychiatric psychoanalysis community, but it is simply not an awful threat to Moore nor his career.
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 Dudley Moore
It was during this time that Cook and Moore wrote and starred in Bedazzled, a 1967 British film that was recently remade by Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley.
In 1993, Moore starred in a short-lived sitcom, Dudley, and tried again the next year in Daddy's Girls but by this time rumors of his drinking problem were seeping out into the public.
Moore, who was having trouble "grasping" his lines, was hired and then fired from the 1995 Barbra Streisand movie The Mirror Has Two Faces.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Dudley Moore: Man of many talents
Dudley Moore was a musical prodigy who became better known as a comedian and was, briefly, one of Hollywood's biggest stars.
Cook's harder and darker humour found its perfect foil in Moore's gentler whimsy and the match worked again in the 1970s when the pair produced a series of recordings as the foul-mouthed Derek and Clive.
At the same time Moore the pianist was finding his fingers were becoming less responsive, and his speech was becoming incoherent.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/1390612.stm   (480 words)

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