Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall
1928 - 1998

Roddy McDowall  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Roddy McDowall was in relationships with Sally Forrest (1949) and Dennis Osborne.

Roddy McDowall had encounters with Hayley Mills (1965), Tab Hunter (1955), Susan Morrow (1951) and Ann Blyth (1946).


American Actor Roddy McDowall was born Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall on 17th September, 1928 in Herne Hill, London, England, UK and passed away on 3rd Oct 1998 Studio City, California, USA aged 70. He is most remembered for Planet of the Apes. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Roddy McDowall was in 6 on-screen matchups, including Jane Powell in Holiday in Mexico (1946), Kim Hunter in Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Carol Burnett in The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Natalie Trundy in Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) and Stella Stevens in Arnold (1973).

Roddy McDowall is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 2 months, 1 day 1 month -
Encounter4 55 years, 9 months 14 years, 1 month 8 months, 3 days
Total6 55 years, 9 months 9 years, 5 months 2 months, 1 day


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
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Gay
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Planet of the Apes
Year(s) Active 1938–98, 1938–1998
Shoe Size 44
Friend Elizabeth Taylor, Lana Turner, Lauren Bacall, Lynn Bari

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall (17 September 1928 – 3 October 1998) was an English-born American actor, film director and photographer. He is best known for portraying Cornelius and Caesar in the original Planet of the Apes film series, as well as Galen in the spin-off television series. He began his acting career as a child in England, and then in the United States, in How Green Was My Valley (1941), My Friend Flicka (1943) and Lassie Come Home (1943).

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Roddy McDowall70 VirgoActor
Hayley Mills75 AriesActress
Tab Hunter86 CancerActor
Susan Morrow53 GeminiActress
Sally Forrest86 GeminiActress
Ann Blyth93 LeoActress
Dennis Osborne56 TaurusScreenwriter


A Bug's Life1998Mr. Soil (voice)Movie
Something to Believe In1998GamblerMovie
Godzilla: The Series1998Dr. Hugh TrevorTV Show
When It Clicks1998Professor BarkShort Film
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo1997King MurphyMovie
The New Batman Adventures1997Jervis Tetch, The Mad HatterTV Show
Loss of Faith1997Henry StokesTV Movie
It's My Party1996Damian KnowlesMovie
Dead Man's Island1996Trevor DunnawayTV Movie
Unlikely Angel1996Saint PeterTV Movie
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles1996ProteusTV Show
Jumanji1996TV Show
Remember WENN1996Giles AldwychTV Show
Superman: The Animated Series1996Jervis Tetch, The Mad HatterTV Show
Tracey Takes On...1996Rex GaydonTV Show
Bullet Hearts1996TV Movie
Last Summer in the Hamptons1995ThomasMovie
The Grass Harp1995Amos LegrandMovie
The Alien Within1995Dr. Henry LazarusTV Movie
Pinky and the Brain1995SnowballTV Show
Angel 4: Undercover1994Geoffrey KagenMovie
Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance1994Dr. LaskyMovie
The Color of Evening1994Henry SeatonMovie
Heads1994Fibris DrakeTV Movie
Red Planet1994Headmaster Marcus HoweTV Show
Burke's Law1994Maurice GilletteTV Show
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994AkersTV Show
Gargoyles1994ProteusTV Show
The Tick1994The BreadmasterTV Show
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is1994Jeremy SennetTV Movie
Galaxy Beat1994Corporal Cod (voice)TV Movie
The Evil Inside Me1993PaulyMovie
2 Stupid Dogs1993ChameleonTV Show
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron1993Lenny Ringtail, MadkatTV Show
Double Trouble1992Philip ChamberlainMovie
The Sands of Time1992Alan TuckerTV Movie
Batman: The Animated Series1992Dr. Jervis Tetch, Jervis Tetch, The Mad HatterTV Show
The Naked Target1992Ernest PeabodyMovie
An Inconvenient Woman1991Cyril RathboneTV Show
Deadly Game1991Dr. AaronTV Movie
Earth Angel1991Mr. TatumTV Movie
The Pirates of Dark Water1991NiddlerTV Show
Darkwing Duck1991Sir Quackmire MallardTV Show
The Legend of Prince Valiant1991King FrederickTV Show
Going Under1990Secretary NeighborMovie
Dream On1990Bob JeffersTV Show
Whip Valentine1990TV Movie
Cutting Class1989Mr. DanteMovie
The Big Picture1989JudgeMovie
Around the World in 80 Days1989McBainesTV Show
Camp Candy1989TV Show
Nightmare Classics1989Inspector AmosTV Show
Quantum Leap1989Edward St. John VTV Show
The New Lassie1989Andrew LeedsTV Show
Heroes Stand Alone1989Movie
Doin' Time on Planet Earth1988MinisterMovie
Fright Night Part 21988Peter VincentMovie
Remo Williams: The Prophecy1988ChiunTV Movie
Dead of Winter1987Mr. MurrayMovie
The Wind in the Willows1987Ratty (voice)TV Movie
GoBots: War of the Rock Lords1986Nuggit (voice)Movie
Matlock1986Christopher Hoyt, Don MosherTV Show
The Wizard1986H.E.N.R.I.TV Show
Fright Night1985Peter VincentMovie
Alice in Wonderland1985The March HareTV Show
Hollywood Wives1985Jason SwandleTV Show
George Burns Comedy Week1985Bob CratchetTV Show
Bridges to Cross1985Norman ParksTV Show
Zoo Ship1985Movie
The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood1984Prince JohnTV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Dr. Alger Kenyon, PHD, Gordon FairchildTV Show
London and Davis in New York1984Paul FiskTV Movie
Hotel1983Anthony SpearsTV Show
This Girl for Hire1983Manfred HayesTV Movie
Small & Frye1983Prof. VermeerTV Show
Class of 19841982Terry CorriganMovie
Evil Under the Sun1982Rex BrewsterMovie
Mae West1982Rene ValentineTV Movie
Twilight Theater1982TV Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982NarratorTV Show
Tales of the Gold Monkey1982Bon Chance LouieTV Show
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen1981GillespieMovie
The Million Dollar Face1981Derek KenyonTV Movie
Judgment Day1981Mr. HellerTV Movie
The Martian Chronicles1980Father StoneTV Show
The Memory of Eva Ryker1980MacFarlandTV Movie
The Return of the King1980Samwise Gamgee (voice)TV Movie
Here's Boomer1980Flournoi Acres, Milo AcresTV Show
Nutcracker Fantasy1979Franz, Fritz (voice)Movie
Scavenger Hunt1979JenkinsMovie
The Black Hole1979V.I.N.CENT. (voice, uncredited)Movie
$weepstake$1979TheodoreTV Show
A Man Called Sloane1979Manfred BaranoffTV Show
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979Governor SaroyanTV Show
Hart to Hart1979Dr. PetersonTV Show
Supertrain1979TalcottTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Reverend Barnaby BoxTV Show
Circle of Iron1978White RobeMovie
Laserblast1978Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell: closing credits)Movie
Rabbit Test1978Dr. D & C Fishbine (as Roddy Mc Dowall), Gypsy GrandmotherMovie
The Cat from Outer Space1978Mr. StallwoodMovie
The Immigrants1978Mark LevyTV Movie
The Thief of Baghdad1978HasanTV Movie
Flying High1978JoeTV Show
Mork & Mindy1978Chuck the RobotTV Show
The Rhinemann Exchange1977Bobby BallardTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Christopher Lantree, Mephistopheles, Mephistopheles the DevilTV Show
Laugh-In1977Guest PerformerTV Show
The Fantastic Journey1977Dr. Jonathan WillawayTV Show
The Love Boat1977Fred BeeryTV Show
Sixth and Main1977SkateboardMovie
Embryo1976Frank RileyMovie
Mean Johnny Barrows1976Tony Da VinceMovie
Flood1976Mr. FranklinTV Movie
Mowgli's Brothers1976... (voice), Father Wolf, Mowgli, NarratorTV Show
The Feather and Father Gang1976Vincent StoddardTV Show
Funny Lady1975BobbyMovie
The White Seal1975Narrator (voice)TV Show
Ellery Queen1975The Amazing ArmitageTV Show
Wonder Woman1975Henry Roberts, Professor Arthur ChapmanTV Show
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry1974George Stanton (uncredited)Movie
Planet of the Apes1974GalenTV Show
Police Woman1974MoultonTV Show
The Elevator1974Marvin EllisTV Movie
Battle for the Planet of the Apes1973CaesarMovie
The Legend of Hell House1973Ben FischerMovie
Miracle on 34th Street1973Dr. SawyerTV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973Stanley LambertTV Show
Harry O1973Arnold ApplequistTV Show
Topper Returns1973Cosmo Topper Jr.TV Movie
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes1972CaesarMovie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972Frank GassMovie
The Poseidon Adventure1972AcresMovie
The Delphi Bureau1972HaroldTV Show
The Rookies1972FennerTV Show
The Snoop Sisters1972Lionel StandishTV Show
Bedknobs and Broomsticks1971Mr. JelkMovie
Escape from the Planet of the Apes1971CorneliusMovie
Journey to Murder1971Rollo Verdew (The Killing Bottle)Movie
Pretty Maids All in a Row1971ProfferMovie
A Taste of Evil1971Dr. LomasTV Movie
Terror in the Sky1971Dr. Ralph BairdTV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971Jamie McMillanTV Show
What's a Nice Girl Like You...?1971Albert SoamesTV Movie
Columbo1971Roger StanfordTV Show
McCloud1970Phil SandlerTV Show
Angel, Angel, Down We Go1969SantoroMovie
Hello Down There1969Nate AshburyMovie
Midas Run1969WisterMovie
Love, American Style1969Howard (segment "Love and the Stutter"), Marvin (segment "Love and the Sensuous Twin")TV Show
Medical Center1969Carl MarrisTV Show
Night Gallery1969Jeremy Evans (segment "The Cemetery")TV Show
5 Card Stud1968Nick EversMovie
Planet of the Apes1968CorneliusMovie
It Takes a Thief1968RogerTV Show
Journey to the Unknown1968Rollo VerdewTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Early McCorley, Philip SaxonTV Show
The Legend of Robin Hood1968Prince JohnTV Show
It!1967Arthur Pimm (as Roddy MacDowall)Movie
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin1967Bullwhip GriffinMovie
The Cool Ones1967Tony KrumMovie
Ironside1967Jamie ShannonTV Show
The Danny Thomas Hour1967Cricket CrockettTV Show
The Invaders1967Lloyd LindstromTV Show
Cricket on the Hearth1967Cricket Crocket (voice)TV Movie
Saint Joan1967Charles, The DauphinTV Movie
Lord Love a Duck1966Alan MusgraveMovie
L'espion1966Agent Adams (as Roddy Mc Dowall)Movie
Batman1966The BookwormTV Show
Felony Squad1966Ollie OtisTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Leo OstroTV Show
Inside Daisy Clover1965Walter BainesMovie
That Darn Cat!1965Gregory BensonMovie
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965MatthewMovie
The Loved One1965D.J. Jr.Movie
The Third Day1965Oliver ParsonsMovie
Run for Your Life1965Gyula BognarTV Show
Shock Treatment1964Martin AshleyMovie
12 O'Clock High1964Sgt. Billy Willets, TTV Show
Cleopatra1963Octavian - Caesar AugustusMovie
Arrest and Trial1963Paul LeDouxTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Arthur Biddle, Deerfield Prescott, Harry CarlinTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Robert 'Professor' BensonTV Show
The Longest Day1962Pvt. MorrisMovie
Combat!1962MurfreeTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962George, Gerald MusgroveTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962'Alec Harnes', Stanton MaynardTV Show
The Power and the Glory1961MestizoTV Movie
Ben Casey1961Dwight FranklinTV Show
Midnight Lace1960MalcolmMovie
The Tempest1960ArielTV Movie
Play of the Week1959Adrian TerryTV Show
Sunday Showcase1959Philip HamiltonTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Sam ConradTV Show
Oldsmobile Music Theatre1959TV Show
Our American Heritage1959Philip HamiltonTV Show
Naked City1958Donnie BentonTV Show
Suspicion1957TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957SqueakTV Show
Playhouse 901956Charles MarlowTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Clifford HowellTV Show
The Good Fairy1956WaiterTV Movie
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955MaxTV Show
The Elgin Hour1954JamieTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953LeprechaunTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953MichelTV Show
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
Ponds Theater1953TV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952Rodney MartinTV Show
The Steel Fist1952Eric KardinMovie
Encounter1952TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951TV Show
Celanese Theatre1951Richard MillerTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Tim McDuffTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Bellamy Partridge, David at 22, PeteTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Gerald Forbes, PipTV Show
Everybody's Dancin'1950Roddy McDowallMovie
Killer Shark1950Ted WhiteMovie
Big Timber1950JimmyMovie
Tuna Clipper1949Alec MacLennanMovie
Black Midnight1949Scott JordanMovie
Family Theatre1949Pvt. Huntington (The Professor)TV Show
Kidnapped1948David BalfourMovie
Rocky1948Chris HammondMovie
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Ariel, SelfTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Andy McKenna, Mr. EltonTV Show
Holiday in Mexico1946Stanley OwenMovie
Thunderhead - Son of Flicka1945Ken McLaughlinMovie
Molly and Me1945Jimmy GrahamMovie
The Keys of the Kingdom1944Francis Chisholm - as a BoyMovie
The White Cliffs of Dover1944John Ashwood II - As a BoyMovie
Lassie Come Home1943Joe CarracloughMovie
My Friend Flicka1943Ken McLaughlinMovie
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake1942Benjamin - as a BoyMovie
The Pied Piper1942Ronnie CavanaughMovie
On the Sunny Side1942Hugh AylesworthMovie
How Green Was My Valley1941HuwMovie
Man Hunt1941VanerMovie
This England1941Hugo, Norman BoyMovie
Confirm or Deny1941Albert PerkinsMovie
You Will Remember1941Young Bob SlaterMovie
Dead Man's Shoes1940BoyMovie
Just William1940Ginger (as Roddy McDowell)Movie
Saloon Bar1940Boy (uncredited)Movie
His Brother's Keeper1940Boy (uncredited)Movie
The Outsider1939Boy (uncredited)Movie
Murder Will Out1939Movie
Poison Pen1939Choirboy (uncredited)Movie
Convict 991938Jimmy (uncredited)Movie
Hey! Hey! USA1938Urchin on Dock (uncredited)Movie
I See Ice1938Boy (uncredited)Movie
Murder in the Family1938Peter OsborneMovie
Scruffy1938Boy (uncredited)Movie
John Halifax1938Boy (uncredited)Movie
Yellow Sands1938Movie
Sarah Siddons1938Movie
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 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.

heatherachaseheatherachaseJan 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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