Definition of Dudley Moore from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Dudley Moore

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(1935-2002) an English comedian, actor and musician, who lived in the US for a long time. He first became known as one of the performers in Beyond the Fringe and then as the partner of Peter Cook in several popular television comedy series in the 1960s and 1970s, including Not Only But Also (1965-71). In the late 1970s he became a film star in comedy films such as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1980). He was also well known as a pianist, playing jazz and classical music in concerts and on television.