Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film,
Murder in the Family, playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of sisters played by Jessica Tandy and Glynis Johns...See full bio »
Intellectually I'd love to play Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" . . . Can't you just imagine me down in the streets yelling, "Stella! Stella!" God, the critics would have a lot of fun with that one.
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