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Actor Ron Moody who played Fagin in Oliver! has died

Published 11/06/2015 | 11:05

English actor Ron Moody as he appears in the role of Fagin in 'Oliver!'. directed by Carol Reed, 1968. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ron Moody
English actor Ron Moody as he appears in the role of Fagin in 'Oliver!'. directed by Carol Reed, 1968. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ron Moody

Actor Ron Moody, who played Fagin in the hit film version of Oliver!, has died aged 91, his family said.

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The British actor was known for character roles and his turn in the 1968 musical film bagged him an oscar nomination and a Golden Globe win.

He also appeared in Eastenders as Edwin Caldecott, a former enemy of Jim Branning.

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