"Double Exposure, Take Four", 1993 (photographs)
1 Interview |
3 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Roddy Mc Dowall | Roddy MacDowall | Roddy McDowell
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[in 1976, on his fellow former child stars] Compare us to your high school graduating class. You'll discover there is always a percentage of successes, and those who fall by the wayside to become alcoholics, dopers, or just plain losers. Sure there are the Bobby Driscoll
s, the tragedies, but don't forget the others: Elizabeth Taylor
, Hayley Mills
, Natalie Wood
, Gene Reynolds
--who's a successful ...
A clerical error on the part of 20th Century-Fox cost McDowall a likely Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor for his role as Caesar Augustus Octavian in Cleopatra
(1963). The studio erroneously listed him as a leading player rather than a supporting one. When 20th Century-Fox asked the Academy to correct the error, it refused, saying the ballots already were at the printer. 20th ...
Often made grand, eloquent speeches at the climax of the films he appeared in