Roddy McDowall

Born Sep 17, 1928
Died Oct 3, 1998
Other Names Roddy McDowall

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall was an English actor, film director, photographer and voice artist. 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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