Ron Moody (born Ronald Moodnick; 8 January 1924 – 11 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, composer and writer best known for his portrayal of Fagin in Oliver! (1968) and its 1983 Broadway revival. Moody earned a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for the film, as well as a Tony Award nomination for the stage production.
Equipped with a crooked, leering smirk and devilish gleam in his eye, the homely, yet beautifully expressive mug of actor Ron Moody will be most assuredly remembered for one signature role, despite the fact that the talented comedian had much, much more to offer. Carol Channing may have had her Dolly Levi and Yul Brynner his King of Siam, but...
Ron Moody played Fagin in Oliver! (1968) and Dom DeLusie voiced Fagin in Oliver & Company (1988). Has appeared in two movies based on Charles Dickens novels: Oliver! (1968) and David Copperfield (1970). He was also on the shortlist of actors considered to play Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992). Lives in Southgate, London, England.
Born January 8, 1924 in Tottenham, Middlesex, England, UK Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Oliver! (1969)
- January 8, 1924
Ron Moody (born Ronald Moodnick; 8 January 1924 – 11 June 2015) was a British actor, composer, singer and writer. He was known for his roles in Murder Most Foul (1964), Summer Holiday (1963), Oliver! (1968), and in The Twelve Chairs (1970). He won a Golden Globe Award for his role in Oliver! in 1968.
- 8 January 1924
- Actor, Composer, Singer, Writer
- June 11, 2015 (aged 91)
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Ron Moody was born on the 8th of January, 1924. He was best known for being a Stage Actor. Actor who originated the role of the lovable villain Fagin in the play Oliver!, for which he received a Tony nomination as well as a Golden Globe Award and Oscar nomination for the 1968 film adaptation. Ron Moody was born in England.
Aug 17, 2020 · Ronald Henry “Ron” Moody, age 73 of Paris, TN, died Monday, August 17, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN. He had a long career as an engineer in the automotive industry. Ron was raised in Puryear, TN, by his foster parents, Ralph & Pearl Snody. He was a member of the Henry County Gun Club.
Jun 11, 2015 · Ron Moody, who has died aged 91, saw himself not as a great comic actor – above all as Fagin in Lionel Bart ’s Oliver! on stage and screen – but as a writer and as a composer of musicals. Most of...
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