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Roddy McDowall
McDowall in April 1988
Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall

(1928-09-17)September 17, 1928
Herne Hill, London, England
Died October 3, 1998(1998-10-03) (aged 70)
Cause of death Lung cancer
Occupation Actor
Years active 1938 - 1999

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall (September 17, 1928 – October 3, 1998) was a British television, movie, stage, voice, radio, child actor and photographer. He is known for his soft smooth voice and for his role as Cornelius and Caesar in the Planet of the Apes movie series. He won a Tony Award, a Emmy Award, and a Saturn Award.

McDowall was born on September 17, 1928 in Herne Hill, London, England. McDowall was never married and had no children. McDowall was a closeted homosexual. McDowall died on October 3, 1998 from lung cancer in his Studio City, Los Angeles, California home, aged 70.

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