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Ernest Dudley

23 July 1908 to 1 February 2006

A versatile talent, Dudley wrote novels, film scripts, plays and newspaper columns. He created the crime solving character Dr Morelle for radio, who proved popular enough to feature in a big screen mystery, The Case of the Missing Heiress (1949). Dudley himself appeared in the film The Armchair Detective (1952).