Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall
1928 - 1998

Roddy McDowall  British Actor


Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall (17 September 1928 – 3 October 1998) was an English born American actor, film director, photographer, and voice artist. His roles included Cornelius, Caesar, and Galen in the Planet of the Apes ...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship50 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length12 yrs, 10 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Roddy
Last Name McDowall
Full Name at Birth Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th September, 1928
Birthplace Herne Hill, London, England, UK
Died 3rd October, 1998
Place of Death Studio City, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Planet of the Apes
Year(s) Active 1938–98, 1938–1998
Friend Elizabeth Taylor, Lana Turner, Lauren Bacall, Lynn Bari
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Partner Comparison

Roddy McDowall70 VirgoActor
Hayley Mills70 AriesActress
Susan Morrow53 GeminiActress
Sally Forrest87 GeminiActress
Ann Blyth87 LeoActress
Tab Hunter84 CancerActor

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A Bug's Life1998 Mr. Soil Movie
Something to Believe In1998 Gambler Movie
Godzilla: The Series1998 Dr. Hugh Trevor TV Show
When It Clicks1998 Professor Bark Short Film
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo1997 King Murphy Movie
The New Batman Adventures1997 The Mad Hatter TV Show
Loss of Faith1997 Henry Stokes TV Movie
It's My Party1996 Damian Knowles Movie
Dead Man's Island1996 Trevor Dunnaway TV Movie
Unlikely Angel1996 Saint Peter TV Movie
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles1996 Proteus TV Show
Remember WENN1996 Giles Aldwych TV Show
Superman1996 The Mad Hatter TV Show
Tracey Takes On...1996 Rex Gaydon TV Show
Bullet Hearts1996 TV Movie
Last Summer in the Hamptons1995 Thomas Movie
The Grass Harp1995 Amos Legrand Movie
The Alien Within1995 Dr. Henry Lazarus TV Movie
Pinky and the Brain1995 Snowball TV Show
Angel 4: Undercover1994 Geoffrey Kagen Movie
Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance1994 Dr. Lasky Movie
The Color of Evening1994 Henry Seaton Movie
Heads1994 Fibris Drake TV Movie
Red Planet1994 Headmaster Marcus Howe (voice) TV Show
Burke's Law1994 Maurice Gillette TV Show
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994 Akers TV Show
Gargoyles1994 Proteus TV Show
The Tick1994 The Breadmaster TV Show
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is1994 Jeremy Sennet TV Movie
Galaxy Beat1994 Corporal Cod (voice) TV Movie
The Evil Inside Me1993 Pauly Movie
2 Stupid Dogs1993 Chameleon TV Show
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron1993 Lenny Ringtail, Madkat TV Show
Double Trouble1992 Philip Chamberlain Movie
The Sands of Time1992 Alan Tucker TV Movie
Batman: The Animated Series1992 The Mad Hatter TV Show
The Naked Target1992 Ernest Peabody Movie
An Inconvenient Woman1991 Cyril Rathbone TV Movie
Deadly Game1991 Dr. Aaron TV Movie
Earth Angel1991 Mr. Tatum TV Movie
The Pirates of Dark Water1991 Niddler TV Show
Darkwing Duck1991 Sir Quackmire Mallard TV Show
The Legend of Prince Valiant1991 King Frederick TV Show
Going Under1990 Secretary Neighbor Movie
Shakma1990 Sorenson Movie
Dream On1990 Bob Jeffers TV Show
Cutting Class1989 Mr. Dante Movie
The Big Picture1989 Judge Movie
Around the World in 80 Days1989 McBaines TV Show
Camp Candy1989 TV Show
Nightmare Classics1989 Inspector Amos TV Show
Quantum Leap1989 Edward St. John V TV Show
The New Lassie1989 Andrew Leeds TV Show
Heroes Stand Alone1989 Movie
Doin' Time on Planet Earth1988 Minister Movie
Fright Night Part 21988 Peter Vincent Movie
Remo Williams: The Prophecy1988 Chiun TV Movie
Dead of Winter1987 Mr. Murray Movie
Overboard1987 Andrew Movie
The Wind in the Willows1987 Ratty TV Movie
GoBots: War of the Rock Lords1986 Nuggit (voice) Movie
Matlock1986 Don Mosher, Christopher Hoyt TV Show
The Wizard1986 H.E.N.R.I. TV Show
Fright Night1985 Peter Vincent Movie
Alice in Wonderland1985 The March Hare TV Movie
Hollywood Wives1985 Jason Swandle TV Show
George Burns Comedy Week1985 Bob Cratchet TV Show
Bridges to Cross1985 Norman Parks TV Show
Zoo Ship1985 Movie
The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood1984 Prince John TV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984 Gordon Fairchild TV Show
London and Davis in New York1984 Paul Fisk Movie
Hotel1983 Anthony Spears TV Show
This Girl for Hire1983 Manfred Hayes TV Movie
Small & Frye1983 Prof. Vermeer TV Show
Class of 19841982 Terry Corrigan Movie
Evil Under the Sun1982 Rex Brewster Movie
Mae West1982 Rene Valentine TV Movie
Twilight Theater1982 TV Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982 Narrator TV Show
Tales of the Gold Monkey1982 Bon Chance Louie TV Show
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen1981 Gillespie Movie
The Million Dollar Face1981 Derek Kenyon TV Movie
Judgment Day1981 Mr. Heller Movie
The Martian Chronicles1980 Father Stone TV Show
The Memory of Eva Ryker1980 MacFarland TV Movie
The Return of the King1980 Samwise Gamgee TV Movie
Here's Boomer1980 Milo TV Show
Nutcracker Fantasy1979 Franz, Fritz (voice) Movie
Scavenger Hunt1979 Jenkins Movie
The Black Hole1979 V.I.N.CENT. Movie
$weepstake$1979 Theodore TV Show
A Man Called Sloane1979 Manfred Baranoff TV Show
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979 Governor Saroyan TV Show
Hart to Hart1979 Dr. Peterson TV Show
Supertrain1979 Talcott TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Reverend Barnaby Box TV Show
Circle of Iron1978 White Robe Movie
Laserblast1978 Doctor Mellon Movie
Rabbit Test1978 Gypsy Grandmother, Dr. D & C Fishbine Movie
The Cat from Outer Space1978 Mr. Stallwood Movie
The Immigrants1978 Mark Levy TV Movie
The Thief of Baghdad1978 Hasan TV Movie
Flying High1978 Joe TV Show
Mork & Mindy1978 Chuck the Robot TV Show
The Rhinemann Exchange1977 Bobby Ballard TV Show
Fantasy Island1977 Mephistopheles TV Show
The Fantastic Journey1977 Dr. Jonathan Willoway TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Fred Beery TV Show
Sixth and Main1977 Skateboard Movie
Embryo1976 Frank Riley Movie
Mean Johnny Barrows1976 Tony Da Vince Movie
Flood!1976 Mr. Franklin TV Movie
Mowgli's Brothers1976 Mowgli Short Film
The Feather and Father Gang1976 Vincent Stoddard TV Show
Funny Lady1975 Bobby Movie
The White Seal1975 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Ellery Queen1975 The Amazing Armitage TV Show
Wonder Woman1975 Henry Roberts TV Show
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry1974 George Stanton (uncredited) Movie
Planet of the Apes1974 Galen TV Show
Police Woman1974 Moulton TV Show
The Elevator1974 Marvin Ellis TV Movie
Arnold1973 Robert Movie
Battle for the Planet of the Apes1973 Caesar Movie
The Legend of Hell House1973 Benjamin Franklin Fischer Movie
Miracle on 34th Street1973 Dr. Sawyer TV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973 Stanley Lambert TV Show
Harry O1973 Arnold Applequist TV Show
Topper Returns1973 Cosmo Topper Jr. TV Movie
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes1972 Caesar Movie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972 Frank Gass Movie
The Poseidon Adventure1972 Acres Movie
The Delphi Bureau1972 Harold TV Show
The Rookies1972 Fenner TV Show
The Snoop Sisters1972 Lionel Standish TV Show
Bedknobs and Broomsticks1971 Mr. Jelk Movie
Escape from the Planet of the Apes1971 Cornelius Movie
Journey to Murder1971 Rollo Verdew (The Killing Bottle) Movie
Pretty Maids All in a Row1971 Proffer Movie
A Taste of Evil1971 Dr. Michael Lomas TV Movie
Terror in the Sky1971 Dr. Ralph Baird TV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971 Jamie McMillan TV Show
What's a Nice Girl Like You...?1971 Albert Soames TV Movie
Columbo1971 Roger Stanford TV Show
McCloud1970 Phil Sandler TV Show
Angel, Angel, Down We Go1969 Santoro Movie
Hello Down There1969 Nate Ashbury Movie
Midas Run1969 Wister Movie
Love, American Style1969 Howard (segment "Love and the Stutter"), Marvin (segment "Love and the Sensuous Twin") TV Show
Medical Center1969 Carl Marris TV Show
Night Gallery1969 Jeremy Evans TV Show
5 Card Stud1968 Nick Evers Movie
Planet of the Apes1968 Cornelius Movie
It Takes a Thief1968 Roger TV Show
Journey to the Unknown1968 Rollo Verdew TV Show
The Name of the Game1968 Early McCorley, Philip Saxon TV Show
The Legend of Robin Hood1968 Prince John TV Show
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin1967 Bullwhip Griffin Movie
The Cool Ones1967 Tony Krum Movie
Ironside1967 Jamie Shannon TV Show
The Danny Thomas Hour1967 Cricket Crockett TV Show
The Invaders1967 Lloyd Lindstrom TV Show
Cricket on the Hearth1967 Cricket Crocket (voice) TV Movie
It!1966 Arthur Pimm (as Roddy MacDowall) Movie
Lord Love a Duck1966 Alan Musgrave Movie
The Defector1966 Agent Adams Movie
Batman1966 The Bookworm TV Show
Felony Squad1966 Ollie Olds TV Show
Mission: Impossible1966 Leo Ostro TV Show
Inside Daisy Clover1965 Walter Baines Movie
That Darn Cat!1965 Gregory Benson Movie
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965 Matthew Movie
The Loved One1965 D.J. Jr. Movie
The Third Day1965 Oliver Parsons Movie
Run for Your Life1965 Gyula Bognar TV Show
Shock Treatment1964 Martin Ashley Movie
12 O'Clock High1964 T, Sgt. Billy Willets TV Show
Cleopatra1963 Octavian - Caesar Augustus Movie
Arrest and Trial1963 Paul LeDoux TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Harry Carlin, Arthur Biddle, Deerfield Prescott TV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963 Robert 'Professor' Benson TV Show
The Longest Day1962 Pvt. Morris Movie
Combat!1962 Murfree TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 George, Gerald Musgrove TV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962 Stanton Maynard, 'Alec Harnes' TV Show
The Power and the Glory1961 Mestizo TV Movie
Ben Casey1961 Dwight Franklin TV Show
Midnight Lace1960 Malcolm Stanley Movie
The Subterraneans1960 Yuri Gilgoric Movie
The Tempest1960 Ariel TV Movie
Play of the Week1959 TV Show
Sunday Showcase1959 Philip Hamilton TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Sam Conrad TV Show
Oldsmobile Music Theatre1959 TV Show
Art Carney Special1959 TV Show
The Big Country1958 Hannassey Watchman (uncredited) Movie
Naked City1958 Donnie Benton TV Show
Suspicion1957 TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957 Squeak TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Charles Marlow TV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956 Clifford Howell TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955 Max TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954 Jamie TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 Leprechaun TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953 Michel TV Show
Medallion Theatre1953 TV Show
Ponds Theater1953 TV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952 TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952 Rodney Martin TV Show
The Steel Fist1952 Eric Kardin Movie
Encounter1952 TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951 TV Show
Celanese Theatre1951 Richard Miller TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950 Tim McDuff TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 David at 22, Bellamy Partridge, Pete TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950 Pip TV Show
Everybody's Dancin'1950 Roddy McDowall Movie
Killer Shark1950 Ted White Movie
Big Timber1950 Jimmy Movie
Tuna Clipper1949 Alec MacLennan Movie
Black Midnight1949 Scott Jordan Movie
Family Theatre1949 Pvt. Huntington (The Professor) TV Show
Kidnapped1948 David Balfour Movie
Macbeth1948 Malcolm Movie
Rocky1948 Chris Hammond Movie
Kraft Theatre1947 Mr. Elton TV Show
Holiday in Mexico1946 Stanley Owen Movie
Thunderhead - Son of Flicka1945 Ken McLaughlin Movie
Molly and Me1945 Jimmy Graham Movie
The Keys of the Kingdom1944 Francis Chisholm - as a Boy Movie
The White Cliffs of Dover1944 John Ashwood II as a Boy Movie
Lassie Come Home1943 Joe Carraclough Movie
My Friend Flicka1943 Ken McLaughlin Movie
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake1942 Benjamin - as a Boy Movie
The Pied Piper1942 Ronnie Cavanaugh Movie
On the Sunny Side1942 Hugh Aylesworth Movie
How Green Was My Valley1941 Huw Movie
Man Hunt1941 Vaner Movie
This England1941 Hugo, Norman Boy Movie
Confirm or Deny1941 Albert Perkins Movie
You Will Remember1941 Young Bob Slater Movie
Dead Man's Shoes1940 Boy Movie
Just William1940 Ginger Movie
Saloon Bar1940 Boy Movie
His Brother's Keeper1940 Boy (uncredited) Movie
The Outsider1939 Boy (uncredited) Movie
Murder Will Out1939 Movie
Poison Pen1939 Choirboy (uncredited) Movie
Convict 991938 Jimmy (uncredited) Movie
Hey! Hey! USA1938 Urchin on Dock (uncredited) Movie
I See Ice1938 Boy (uncredited) Movie
Murder in the Family1938 Peter Osborne Movie
Scruffy1938 Boy (uncredited) Movie
John Halifax1938 Boy Movie
Yellow Sands1938 Movie
Sarah Siddons1938 Movie
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CraigSnyderMay 20, 2013

I always liked him since first seeing him in Planet of the Apes. My mother met him at the Tod Hotel in Youngstown, Ohio where she worked.

heatherachaseJan 9, 2011


RandallSep 12, 2008

Roddy McDowall was well known to be gay. I don`t think the women shown were his real dates. Maybe Farley Granger and Montgomery Clift are better choices.

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