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Roddy McDowall is ...

Dead
Born 17 Sep 1928 in London
Died 3 Oct 1998 in Los Angeles
Age70 years
Causelung cancer
Correction?
Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall
Cast photo from the short-lived television program Planet of the Apes. From left: Ron Harper as astronaut Alan Virdon, Roddy McDowell as Galen, the chimpanzee, and James Naughton as astronaut Peter Burke.

About Roddy McDowall

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall (17 September 1928 – 3 October 1998) was an English-American actor, voice artist, 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). As an adult, McDowall appeared most frequently as a character actor on radio, stage, film, and television. For portraying Augustus in the historical drama Cleopatra (1963), he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Other titles include The Longest Day (1962), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), That Darn Cat! (1965), Inside Daisy Clover (1968), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Funny Lady (1975), The Black Hole (1979), Class of 1984 (1982), Fright Night (1985), Overboard (1987), Fright Night Part 2 (1988) and A Bug's Life (1998). He also served in various positions on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Selection Committee for the Kennedy Center Honors, further contributing to various charities related to the film industry and film preservation.

He is also known as Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall and Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude.

Death

On 3 October 1998, aged 70, McDowall died of lung cancer at his home in Studio City. He was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea on 7 October, off Los Angeles County. Dennis Osborne, a screenwriter friend, had cared for the actor in his final months. The media quoted Osborne as having said, "It was very peaceful, it was just as he wanted it. It was exactly the way he planned."

Films

Roddy McDowall has worked on the following films:

Planet of the apes
1968 science fiction film
1968
The Longest Day
1962 war film
1962
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
1970 science fiction film sequel of Planet of the Apes
1970
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
1973 science fiction film from the Planet of the Apes franchise
1973
The Black Hole
1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson for Walt Disney Productions
1979
The Greatest Story Ever Told
1965 film by George Stevens, David Lean
1965
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
1972 science fiction film
1972
How Green Was My Valley
1941 film by John Ford
1941
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
1974 film by John Hough
1974
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
1971 science fiction film from the Planet of the Apes franchise
1971
Overboard
1987 film by Garry Marshall
1987
Macbeth
1948 film by Orson Welles
1948
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
1972 film by John Huston
1972
The Big Country
1958 film by John Waters, William Wyler
1958
Evil Under the Sun
1982 film by Guy Hamilton
1982
The Keys of the Kingdom
1944 film by John M. Stahl
1944
The Loved One
1965 film by Tony Richardson
1965
Lassie Come Home
1943 film by Fred M. Wilcox
1943
The Legend of Hell House
1973 film by John Hough
1973
Fright Night II
1988 film by Tommy Lee Wallace
1988
Midnight Lace
1960 film by David Miller
1960
Pretty Maids All in a Row
1971 film by Roger Vadim
1971
Nutcracker Fantasy
1979
Man Hunt
1941 film by Fritz Lang
1941
That Darn Cat!
1965 film directed by Robert Stevenson
1965
Dead of Winter
1987 film by Arthur Penn
1987
The Wind in the Willows
American animated musical TV film, 1987, adaptation
1987
Scavenger Hunt
1979 film by Michael Schultz
1979
Class of 1984
1982 Canadian action-thriller movie
1982
The White Cliffs of Dover
1944 film by Clarence Brown
1944
Funny Lady
1975 musical film
1975
Inside Daisy Clover
1965 film by Robert Mulligan
1965
Holiday in Mexico
1946 film by George Sidney
1946
The Cat from Outer Space
1978 film by Norman Tokar
1978
Circle of Iron
1978 film by Richard Moore
1978
Cutting Class
1989 film by Rospo Pallenberg
1989
It!
1967 film by Herbert J. Leder
1967
Hello Down There
1969 film by Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning
1969
GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords
1986 film by Ray Patterson
1986
It's My Party
1996 film by Randal Kleiser
1996
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
1942 film by John Cromwell
1942
Shakma
1990 film by Tom Logan
1990
Embryo
1976 film by Ralph Nelson
1976
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo
1997 film by Dee McLachlan
1997
Molly and Me
1945 film by Lewis Seiler
1945
Rabbit Test
1978 film by Joan Rivers
1978
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
1967 film by James Neilson
1967
The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood
1984 film by Ray Austin
1984
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
1981 film by Clive Donner
1981
Confirm or Deny
1941 film
1941
The Defector
1966 film by Raoul Lévy
1966
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka
1945 film by Louis King
1945
5 Card Stud
1968 film by Henry Hathaway
1968
My Friend Flicka
1943 film by Harold D. Schuster
1943
Lord Love a Duck
1966 film by George Axelrod
1966
Shock Treatment
1964 film by Denis Sanders
1964
The Pied Piper
1942 film by Percy Stow, Irving Pichel
1942
Doin' Time on Planet Earth
1988 American comedy film
1988
Midas Run
1969 film by Alf Kjellin
1969
Kidnapped
1948 film by William Beaudine
1948
The Third Day
1965 film by Jack Smight
1965
On the Sunny Side
1942 film by Harold D. Schuster
1942
Arnold
1973
The Alien Within
1995
Tuna Clipper
1949 film by William Beaudine
1949
The Cool Ones
1967 film by Gene Nelson
1967
Star Hunter
1998
Sixth and Main
1977 film by Christopher Cain
1977
The Subterraneans
1960 film by Ranald MacDougall
1960
Earth Angel
1991 film by Joe Napolitano
1991