Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 211

Gender Male

Birthday 1928-09-17

Day of Death 1998-10-03 (70 years old)

Place of Birth Herne Hill, London, England, UK

Also Known As

  • Roddy Mc Dowall
  • Roddy MacDowall
  • Roddy McDowell
  • Master Roddy McDowall

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Biography

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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