DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Dudley Moore (aged 66)
English actor, comedian, composer and musician
Dudley Stuart John Moore, (19 April 1935 – 27 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer.
DEATH: Moore died on the morning of 27 March 2002 as a result of pneumonia, secondary to immobility caused by the palsy, in Plainfield, New Jersey, at age 66. Rena Fruchter was holding his hand when he died; she reported his final words were “I can hear the music all around me.” Moore was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Fruchter later wrote a memoir of their relationship (Dudley Moore, Ebury Press, 2004).