Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall

  • Born on
    • September 17th, 1928
  • Died on
    • October 3rd, 1998
Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall (17 September 1928 – 3 October 1998) was an English-American actor, 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.

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Acting (77 Credits)

1998A Bug's Life as Mr. Soil (voice)
1997The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo as King Murphy
1996Unlikely Angel as Saint PeterWatch Free
1996It's My Party as Damian Knowles
1995Last Summer in the Hamptons as ThomasWatch Free
1995The Grass Harp as Amos Legrand
1992Double Trouble as Phillip Chamberlin
1992MGM: When the Lion Roars
1991Going Under as Secretary Neighbor
1991The Pirates of Dark Water
1990Shakma as Sorenson
1989Cutting Class as Mr. Dante
1989The Big Picture as Judge
1989Around the World in 80 Days (1989) as McBaines
1988Fright Night Part 2 as Peter Vincent
1987Dead of Winter as Mr. Murray
1987Overboard as Andrew
1985Fright Night as Peter Vincent
1985Alice in Wonderland as March Hare
1982Class of 1984 as Terry Corrigan
1982Evil Under the Sun as Rex Brewster
1982Tales of the Gold Monkey
1981Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen as Gillespie
1980Back to the Planet of the Apes as Galen
1980The Return of the King as Samwise Gamgee
1980The Martian Chronicles as Father Stone
1979Scavenger Hunt as Jenkins
1979The Black Hole as V.I.N.CENT. (voice) (uncredited)
1978Circle of Iron as White Robe
1978The Cat from Outer Space as Mr. Stallwood
1978Rabbit Test as Gypsy Grandmother / Dr. Fishbine
1978Laserblast as Doctor MellonWatch Free
1976Embryo as Frank Riley
1976That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1975The White Seal as NarratorWatch Free
1975Mean Johnny Barrows as Tony Da VinceWatch Free
1975Funny Lady as Bobby Moore
1974Dirty Mary Crazy Larry as George Stanton (uncredited)
1974Planet of the Apes as Galen
1973Battle for the Planet of the Apes as Caesar
1973The Legend of Hell House as Benjamin Franklin Fischer
1973Miracle on 34th Street as Dr. Sawyer
1972Conquest of the Planet of the Apes as Caesar
1972The Poseidon Adventure as Acres
1972The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean as Frank Gass
1971Escape from the Planet of the Apes as Cornelius
1971Bedknobs and Broomsticks as Mr. Jelk
1971A Taste of Evil as Dr. Michael Lomas
1971Pretty Maids All in a Row as Mr. Proffer
1970Beneath the Planet of the Apes as Cornelius (archive footage) (uncredited)
1969Hello Down There as Nate Ashbury
1969Night Gallery as Jeremy Evans
1968Planet of the Apes as Cornelius
19685 Card Stud as Nick Evers
1967The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin as Bullwhip Griffin
1967It! as Arthur Pimm
1967Cricket on the Hearth as Cricket Crocket (Narrator)
1966Lord Love a Duck as Alan Musgrave
1966The Defector as Agent Adams
1965That Darn Cat! as Gregory Benson
1965Inside Daisy Clover as Walter Baines
1965The Loved One as D.J. Jr.
1965The Greatest Story Ever Told as Matthew
1964Hey There, It's Yogi Bear as Bullwinp Griffin
1963Cleopatra as Octavian - Caesar Augustus
1962The Longest Day as Pvt. Morris
1960Midnight Lace as Malcolm
1958The Big Country as Hannassey Watchman (uncredited)
1948Macbeth as Malcolm
1944The White Cliffs of Dover as John Ashwood II as a Boy
1944The Keys of the Kingdom as Francis Chisholm, as a boy
1943Lassie Come Home as Joe Carraclough
1943My Friend Flicka as Ken McLaughlin
1942The Pied Piper as Ronnie Cavanaugh
1942Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake as Benjamin - as a Boy
1941How Green Was My Valley as Huw Morgan
1941Man Hunt as Vaner

Himself (1 Credits)

1998Behind the Planet of the Apes as Himself - Hosted by (also archive footage)


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