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Rod Taylor

Actor Rod Taylor

Profession: Actor


Biography: The Australian actor moved to Los Angeles in 1954 and when on to become a Hollywood star with lead roles in "The Time Machine" and Alfred Hitchcock's film "The Birds" opposite Tippi Hedren.

Born: January 11, 1930
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: January 7, 2015 (aged 84)

Married Life

  • 1963-06-01 Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood
  • 1969-09-18 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage
  • 1980-10-15 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

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