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|Desc||Publicity photo of Rod Taylor for film The VIP.|
Rod Taylor is ...
|Born||11 January 1930 in Sydney|
|Died||7 January 2015 in Los Angeles|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Australia|
|Occupation||stage actor and film actor|
About Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor: The Australian Actor Who Conquered Hollywood
Rod Taylor was born on January 11, 1930, in Sydney, Australia. He grew up in a working-class family and showed an early interest in acting. After serving in the Australian army, he moved to Hollywood in the late 1950s to pursue his dream of becoming a movie star.
Taylor quickly made a name for himself in Hollywood, starring in films such as "The Time Machine" (1960), "The Birds" (1963), and "Sunday in New York" (1963). He was known for his rugged good looks, charm, and versatility as an actor.
In the 1960s, Taylor became one of the most sought-after leading men in Hollywood. He starred in a string of successful films, including "36 Hours" (1964), "The Glass Bottom Boat" (1966), and "Chuka" (1967). He also appeared in several TV shows, including "The Twilight Zone" and "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour."
Despite his success, Taylor remained grounded and never forgot his Australian roots. He was known for his down-to-earth personality and his love of surfing and other outdoor activities.
In the 1970s, Taylor's career began to slow down, but he continued to work in films and TV shows. He also became involved in environmental activism, advocating for the protection of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Taylor passed away on January 7, 2015, at the age of 84. He left behind a legacy as one of Australia's most successful actors and a Hollywood icon.
- "Rod Taylor, Australian Actor in 'The Birds,' Dies at 84." The New York Times, January 8, 2015.
- "Rod Taylor: Australian actor who made it big in Hollywood." The Independent, January 9, 2015.
- "Rod Taylor: The Aussie who conquered Hollywood." ABC News, January 9, 2015.
Taylor suffered a fatal heart attack on 7 January 2015 in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 84, four days short of his 85th birthday.
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2009 film by Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth
1963 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1956 American film directed by George Stevens
1970 film by Michelangelo Antonioni
The Time Machine
1960 film by George Pal
A Gathering of Eagles
1963 film by Delbert Mann
Terror in the Aisles
1984 film by Andrew J. Kuehn
Dark of the Sun
1968 film by Jack Cardiff
Long John Silver
1954 film by Byron Haskin
1957 film by Edward Dmytryk
1963 film by Anthony Asquith
The Glass Bottom Boat
1966 American romantic comedy movie
World Without End
1956 film by Edward Bernds
1965 film by George Seaton
Fate is the Hunter
1964 film by Ralph Nelson
1958 film by Delbert Mann
1967 film by Gordon Douglas
1965 film by Jack Cardiff
1967 Technicolor film
Sunday in New York
1963 American comedy film directed by Peter Tewksbury
The Catered Affair
1956 American family drama film
Welcome to Woop Woop
1997 film by Stephan Elliott
Darker than Amber
1970 film by Robert Clouse
King of the Coral Sea
1954 Australian film
1965 film by John Ford, Jack Cardiff
Nobody Runs Forever
1968 film by Ralph Thomas
The Train Robbers
1973 film by Burt Kennedy
Seven Seas to Calais
1962 film by Primo Zeglio, Rudolph Maté
Do Not Disturb
1965 romantic comedy film
The Hell with Heroes
1968 film by Joseph Sargent
Colossus and the Amazon Queen
1960 film by Vittorio Sala
Ask Any Girl
1959 film by Charles Walters
Time Machine: The Journey Back
The Man Who Had Power Over Women
1970 film by John Krish
1973 film by Reza Badiyi
Inland with Sturt
1951 film by Hugh McInnes
1977 film by Peter R. Hunt
1974 film by Stole Janković
Step Down to Terror
1958 film by Harry Keller
The Treasure Seekers
1979 film by Henry Levin
1973 film by Duccio Tessari
A Time to Die
1982 film by Matt Cimber
1976 film by Sergio Gobbi
Point of Betrayal
1995 film by Richard Martini
On the Run
1982 film by Mende Brown
Mask of Murder
1985 film by Arne Mattsson
1985 film by Miguel Hermoso
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius
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