Rodney Sturt Taylor
|Born||Jan 11, 1930|
|Died||Jan 7, 2015|
Los Angeles, CA
|Age||Died at 85|
|Top Roles||Charles, Bruce Templeton, John Brodie Evans, Garwood B. Jones, Col. Hollis Farr|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Adventure, Action, Film Adaptation, Comedy|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Animals, Romance (Comic)|
|Top Collaborators||Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Hitchcock (Director), Jack Cardiff (Director), Byron Haskin (Director)|
|Shares birthday with||Lionel Stander, Chester Conklin, George Zucco see more..|
Rod Taylor Overview:
Actor, Rod Taylor, was born Rodney Sturt Taylor on Jan 11, 1930 in Sydney, Australia. Taylor died at the age of 85 on Jan 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
On Blu-ray: Jane Fonda and Sizzle in Sunday in New York (1963)By KC on Jul 28, 2020 From Classic Movies
Sunday in New York (1963) is full of men deeply and ridiculously occupied with preserving the virtue of one woman. You could say it’s of its time, though that’s not entirely true. The elements of the film that haven’t aged well are much less cringe worthy because of a well-matched ... Read full article
On Blu-ray: Doris Day and in The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)By KC on May 14, 2019 From Classic Movies
I wrote this review days before the legendary Doris Day passed on. It is in a way a tribute to her charm and talent, because every word I've ever written about her has been a tribute. She was the living embodiment of sunshine and so phenomenally talented. Produced in the last decade of Doris Day... Read full article
On Blu-ray: , Jim Brown and Yvette Mimieux in Dark of the Sun (1968)By KC on Jan 9, 2019 From Classic Movies
It has long baffled me that was not a bigger star. A romantic, heroic figure with acting chops to boot, he was capable of handling any role and capturing a widespread audience. His performance in Dark of the Sun (1968) is one of his best, because it captures every facet of his persona, fr... Read full article
Review: “: Pulling No Punches” (2016)on Aug 18, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood
In the 1950s, Hollywood was filled with suave and stylish stars like Cary Grant and William Holden, and the brooding method actors like Marlon Brando and James Dean. And then there was , who was in a class all his own. Hollywood?s top director, Alfred Hitchcock, cast him in ?The... Read full article
Warner Archive Blu-ray: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint and in 36 Hours (1964)By KC on May 30, 2017 From Classic Movies
36 Hours is an unusual exploration of World War II era deception and intrigue, examining the vulnerability of its victims and the ruthlessness of those in power. It is a tense thriller, but with a substantial emotional core. The film is now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive. James Garner is ... Read full article
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Rod Taylor Quotes:
Chuka: Anywhere I happen to be.
Curry: The gun's Chinese Ruffo, paid for by Russian rubles. The steel probably came from a West German factory built by French francs. Then it was flown out here on a South African airline probably subsidized by The United States. I don't think he got very far.
Maj. Walter Gerber: I think deep down you wanted to be caught.
Anna Hedler, Nurse: Why?
Maj. Walter Gerber: Guilt cries out for punishment - punishment as a specific cure for a feverish conscience.
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