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OBERLIN, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack Dawkins, the character known as The Artful Dodger in Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," is deported to the United States, readers are left with no further information about his whereabouts or circumstance.
By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer The veteran musical "Oliver!" is packed with memorable songs and the national tour that's at Popejoy Hall today has toplevel performers from top to bottom who sing them.
Ron Moody: After playing Fagin in the 1968 film, he was offered the role of Doctor Who but he turned it down. Now 84, he has carried on acting into his old age. In 2003 he played Edwin Caldecott, an old nemesis of Jim Branning in EastEnders.
LONDON (Reuters) - Actor Jack Wild, best known for playing the Artful Dodger as a teenager in the 1968 film "Oliver!," has died from cancer aged 53. Nominated for an Oscar for that role aged just 16, he went on to star in the U.S. television series "H.R.
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.