Ron Moody is an English actor, singer, songwriter and writer best known for his role as Fagin in Oliver! and the Broadway rebirth in 1983. Moody won a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for the film, as well as a Tony nomination for theater production. Other notable projects include The Mouse on the Moon, The Twelve Chairs by Mel Brooks, and Flight of the Doves, in which Moody has shared the screen with Oliver! co-star Jack Wild.
|Born||Ronald Moodnick, January 8, 1924, Tottenham, Middlesex, England|
|Died||June 11, 2015, London, England|
|Occupation||Actor, composer, singer, writer|
|IMDb||Ron Moody's IMDb|
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.
He was a radar technician in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He planned on becoming an economist or sociologist, and didn't begin acting until age twenty-nine.
He was offered, but declined, the lead role in Doctor Who in 1969, though he went on to appear in the series EastEnders and the films The Twelve Chairs and Paradise Grove.
His cousins were director Laurence Moody and actress Clare Lawrence. In 1985, he married pilates instructor Therese Blackbourn, and they had six children.
He co-starred with Frank Langella in the 1970 film The Twelve Chairs.
- Everyone was educated at Southgate School
- Golden Globe Award (movie) for best actor or comedian
- Male-British Jewish actor
- Male actor of Jewish origin
- Musical theater actor
- Royal Air Force pilots
- English voice actor
- British comedian
Latest information about Ron Moody updated on June 14 2021.