Roddy McDowall (1928-1998)
How Green Was My Valley, Lassie Come Home.
Died October 3, 1998, of cancer. He was 70.
Born in London; became a U.S. citizen in 1949.
Modeled in 1945, at age 17, for Quaker Puffed Wheat Sparkies cereal.
Winner of 1960 Tony Award for best supporting actor in a dramatic play for The Fighting Cock.
Onetime Emmy nominee (for 1963 episode of Arrest and Trial); onetime Golden Globe nominee (for 1963's Cleopatra, the glossy epic starring childhood costar Elizabeth Taylor).
Played three different chimps--Cornelius, Caesar, Galen--in original Planet of the Apes movies and 1974 TV series.
Published four books of his photography.
Tribute to Roddy McDowall
Planet of the Apes: The Forbidden Zone
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