Rodney Sturt "Rod" Taylor (11 January 1930 – 7 January 2015) was an Australian actor of movie and television. He appeared in over 50 movies, including leading roles in The Time Machine, Seven Seas to Calais, The Birds, Sunday in New York, Young Cassidy, Dark of the Sun, The Liquidator, and The Train Robbers.
Taylor in The V.I.P.s, (1963)
Rodney Sturt Taylor
11 January 1930
|Died||7 January 2015 (aged 84)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Education||Parramatta High School|
Peggy Williams (m. 1951–1954)
Mary Hilem (m. 1963–1969)
Carol Kikumura (m. 1980–2015)(his death)
|Children||Felicia Taylor (born 1964)|
Taylor has had several lead roles in television, from the early 1960s to the early 2000s. Among his TV shows are:
- Sydney Morning Herald, Birth Announcements, Saturday 18 January 1930, page 16
- Courier-Mail, 9 January 2015, Australian actor Rod Taylor dead at 84, legendary star suffers a heart attack at LA home
- "Rod Taylor, 'The Birds' and 'The Time Machine' Star, Dies at 84". Variety. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015.