Dudley Moore Actor, Comedian. He is most remembered for his roles in the films "10" and "Arthur." In June 2001, he was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE). Born in Dagenham, east London, England, he became a comedian because of his short height (5 feet, 2 inches) and a defective left foot (a birth defect, this was surgically corrected when he was a young boy). 1935-2002
Dudley Moore 1953-2002, age 66. He had been diagnosed with the terminal degenerative brain disorder, progressive supranuclear palsy. He died as a result of pneumonia, secondary to immobility caused by the palsy. He was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer. His solo career as a comedy film actor was heightened by the success of hit Hollywood films, particularly Foul Play, 10 and Arthur. He received an Oscar nomination for the latter role. He was frequently referred to in the…
Arthur (1981) Steve Gordon's comedy has aged sweetly. I still enjoyed it—it has some great lines, and first rate work from the three leads, Dudley Moore, John Gielgud and Liza Minnelli. Geraldine Chaplin and Anne De Salvo also stand out. A good airplane movie choice.
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. These two were just hilarious together especially in their 'Pete n Dud' sketches. Some of their 'lost' TV work was discovered recently among Bob Monkhouse's massive media collection.