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Roddy McDowall

Born: 1926-03-14 - Died: 1998-10-03
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Death Summary: McDowall died a peaceful death in his Los Angeles home, according to one of his friends.

Cancer was the cause, but that friend said "It was just as he wanted it. It was exactly the way he planned."

Who was Roddy McDowall : Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall was an English actor with a huge filmography in movies and television.

He starred in many notable films such as the original Planet of the Apes movies, The Poseidon Adventure, The Legend of Hell House, William Shakespeare's Macbeth, That Darn Cat!, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry, Overboard, Fright Night (in which he played a TV horror host not unlike Vampira), and It! (the 1966 movie, not to be confused with Stephen King's IT, which featured the late Jonathan Brandis and John Ritter).

He appeared on many TV shows like: The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Night Gallery, Columbo, Hart to Hart, and Quantum Leap.
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  1. RANDY BOWEN Says:

    A true master of his field ttfn


    He was fantastic in everything he appeared in.
    Small parts or starring roles he always shined
    and he will be missed, always.

  3. julie wilkes Says:

    roddy i miss you i’ve loved you ever since i saw you in lassie as a boy rest in peace love xxx

  4. samuel randrup Says:

    I wanted you to stay longer///i did not wanna lose you Roddy..I am so sad you had to leave..I love you brother..Be at peace with God and may Lassie be with you forever..

  5. Julie Carriker Says:

    Found this site Roddy-searching tonight. I miss you, Rod, every day. You will remain a big part of my life always. <3 <3 <3

  6. sheree Says:

    you will be very missed Roddy. To me, you are the best actor in the whole world. I am a huge and always will be. I love you very much.


    you took some great photos of the people around you RIP

  8. Joey Stephano Says:

    Legend has it that he has and had a huge penis.

  9. Don Parsley Says:

    Wasn’t he a homo??

  10. Don Parsley Says:

    Queer dick sucker

  11. Victor RamosGlez Says:

    RIP, from a fan who follow your carrear since you start you were completelly unique and I always remember you.

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