Roddy McDowall

Born Sep 17, 1928

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall was a British actor and photographer. His film roles included Cornelius and Caesar in the Planet of the Apes film series. He began his long acting career as a child in How Green Was My Valley, My Friend Flicka and Lassie Come Home, and as an adult appeared most frequently as a character actor on stage and television.… Read More

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1928 Birth Born on September 17, 1928.


1998 70 Years Old On 3 October 1998, McDowall died of lung cancer at his home in the Studio City district of Los Angeles. "It was very peaceful," said Dennis Osborne, a screenwriter friend who had cared for the actor in his final months. "It was just as he wanted it. … Read More
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