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A Short Biography of Dudley Moore
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26 April 2010

A Short Biography of Dudley MooreTalented actor and comedian Dudley Moore was born April 19, 1935 in Dagenham, London. Dudley was only 5 foot 2 inches tall, but his impressive swagger and comedic talents made him a hit with the ladies and earned him the nickname “The Sex Thimble.” Moore was an active performer until his death in 2002 at the age of 66.

Dudley’s story has become something of a legend where the actor is from. Being born to a lower working class family and raised in the notoriously meager East London, Moore always showed great determination in his life, overcoming his status, his height and a deformed left foot to lead an extremely successful life.

Although Moore had developed a joking personality at an early age, he didn’t necessarily aspire to be a comedian. Instead, Dudley wanted to become a musician. He began at an early age as a chorister and organist at church before earning a degree in music composition from Oxford and becoming an accomplished pianist.

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