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About Rod Taylor
Rodney Sturt Taylor’s acting career spanned close to 60 years with appearances in over 50 feature films and more than 20 television shows. He also had theatre roles in the 1950s.
His role as Glenn Evans in the 1960 television series, “Hong Kong” helped shoot him to stardom. He is also known for starring in the films:
- “The Birds” as Mitch Brenner,
- “The Time Machine” as H. George Wells
- “The Glass Bottom Boat” as Bruce Templeton
He was born to Mona Taylor Thompson and William Sturt Taylor as their only child. He was first married to Peggy Williams, a model, from 1951 to 1954.
His second wife, Mary Hilem, was also a model. Their six-year marriage produced a daughter, Felicia Taylor, who has worked as a CNN financial reporter. He married Carol Kikumura in 1980.
He received a Screen Actors Guild Award.
He died on 7 January 2015 from a heart attack.
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Famous quotes by Rod Taylor
I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.Rod Taylor
I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock's 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night, and it made me see how much she really meant to me.Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor's Popularity
Rod Taylor was a famous Australian-American actor, who was born on January 11, 1930. As a person born on this date, Rod Taylor is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (January 11) and the 117th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on January 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Rod Taylor is the 1859th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Rod Taylor's birthday, Rod Taylor is the 10th most famous Australian-American.
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