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Roddy McDowall

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Timeline of actor Roddy McDowall with selected filmography (made 150 films).


1928 Born at 204 Herne Hill  on 17th September
1938 Appeared in films in UK aged 10.
1940 Moved to USA due to the Blitz. Signed to 20th Century Fox
1941 Film: Man Hunt (Lang)
Film: How Green Was My Valley (Ford) aged 12
1943 Film: Lassie Come Home (Fred M Wilcox)
 


Film: My Friend Flicka (Harold D Schuster)
1949 Became naturalised American
1950s Mostly worked in  television
1960 Film: The Subterraneans (MacDougall)
1963 Film: Cleopatra (Mankiewicz)
1965 Film: The Loved One (Richardson)
1966 TV: Batman TV series as the Bookworm



First book of his photographs published: Double Exposure (Delaconte Press)
1968 Film: Planet of the Apes (Franklin J Schaffner)



1970
Directed Tam-Lin
1971 Film: Escape From Planet of the Apes (Don Taylor)
1972 Film: The Poseidon Adventure
1973 Film: Battle for Planet of the Apes (J Lee Thompson)
Film: Legend of Hell House (John Hough)
1974 Film: Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (John Hough)
1982 Film: Evil Under The Sun (Guy Hamilton)



1989 Second book of his photographs published: Double Exposure, Take Two (William Morrow)
1992 Third book of his photographs published: Double Exposure, Take Three (William Morrow)
1994 Fourth book of his photographs published: Double Exposure, Take Four (William Morrow)
1998 A Bug's Life (voice for Mr Soil)



Died in California


Book: Films of Roddy McDowall (1975)
Fan site


Herne Hill History

 

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