Cast as a politician romancing a widow with a sick child in "Six Weeks"; also composed the film's musical score
Frequently performed in Manhattan nightclubs like Michael's Pub. Village Vanguard and the Rainbow Grill
Starred in the short-lived American TV sitcom series, "Dudley" (CBS)
Starred with Peter Cook in three seasons of the BBC comedy sketch series "Not Only ... But Also"
With Cook, co-wrote and co-starred the stylish updating of the Faust legend, "Bedazzled"; also scored
Acted in "A Weekend in the Country"; aired on USA Network
Co-starred with Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn in "Foul Play"
Joined the John Dankworth Band, featuring singer Cleo Laine, playing jazz piano
Last starring role in features "Blame It on the Bellboy"
London stage debut, "Beyond the Fringe"
Performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a Gershwin salute
Professional stage debut, "Beyond the Fringe" at the Edinburgh Festival, Scotland; worked with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Peter Cook
Received Best Actor Oscar nomination as the alcoholic title character, a spoiled wealthy man who finally finds love, in "Arthur"
Replaced by George Segal in "The Mirror Has Two Faces", directed by and starring Barbra Streisand
Reprised his signature role in the inferior sequel "Arthur II: On the Rocks"; also served as an executive producer
Settled in Los Angeles
Sued for nine counts of assault, battery, domestic violence and defamation by Nicole Rothschild, estranged wife
Wrote toothpaste jingles that played in the West Indies; composed an original ballet
Appeared in the black comedy "The Bed Sitting Room"
Broadway debut, "Beyond the Fringe"
First stage appearance with Oxford University Drama Society
Performed as jazz pianist at the Duplex in NYC
Second attempt at US TV series, the short-lived CBS sitcom "Daddy's Girls"
With Sir Georg Solti, co-hosted the Showtime series "Orchestra!"; also served as an executive producer
Became resident composer for London's Royal Court Theater; composed first stage score for "Serjeant Musgrave's Dance"
Composed first film score and co-wrote first screen story for "30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia"
Debut as an executive producer, "Derek and Clive Get the Horn"; also starred
Had lead role in the London production of Woody Allen's stage comedy "Play It Again, Sam"
Headlined the remake of "Unfaithfully Yours", playing a jealous orchestral conductor
In late September, announced he was suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a rare, degenerative Parkinson's disease-like brain disorder
Played a wisecracking elf in "Santa Claus: The Movie"
Reunited with Peter Cook for the stage revue "Behind the Fridge"; also co-wrote; production opened on Broadway in 1973 under the title "Good Evening"; later toured USA
Starred as a married man intrigued by a woman he spots on the beach in "10"; replaced George Segal in role
Starred in "Lovesick" and "Romantic Comedy"
Starred in British TV series, "It's Lulu ... Not to Mention Dudley Moore"
Traveled to the USA as a sideman with the Vic Lewis Orchestra; toured US military camps
Underwent open heart surgery (September)
Voiced Spin in a series of National Geographic videos released under the umbrella title of "Really Wild Animals"
Worked as a nightclub performer in London