He played both Polonius and the first gravedigger in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at the Bankside Globe Playhouse in London, England with Keith Mitchell, Donald Houston, Helen Cherry, Carolyn Seymour, Gary Raymond, David Gwillim, Peter Ellis, Peter Davidson, and Ralph Nossek in the cast. Peter Coe was director.
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[on the death of Jack Wild
] Jack really was cheated out of a great career. He was easy to work with and made you feel good. He was a professional; his performance was incredible and the film will remain a classic. We were talking about getting together and going to see each other. We were more like Laurel and Hardy. We used to call ourselves Fagin and Dodger. We had that kind of bond between us. ...
He declined the opportunity to play the Third Doctor in the popular BBC series Doctor Who
(1963), after the departure of Patrick Troughton
in 1969. The part then went to the producer's second choice Jon Pertwee
. Moody later described this as "the worst decision [he] ever made.".