Roddy McDowall

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Quotes (2)

  • Roddy: I absolutely adore movies. Even bad ones. I don't like pretentious ones, but a good bad movie, you must admit, is great.

  • Roddy: My whole life I've been trying to prove I'm not just yesterday.

Trivia (22)

  • Roddy's Star on the Walk of Fame for his contributions to Television is located at 6630 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA.

  • In 1964, Roddy was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his appearance in the Arrest and Trial (1963) episode Journey into Darkness.

  • In 1983, Roddy was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for: Class of 1984 (1982).

  • In 1986, Roddy won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for: Fright Night (1985).

  • Roddy was one of the few child stars who actually had a more successful career as an adult than as a child.

  • Roddy McDowall: My whole life I've been trying to prove I'm not just yesterday.

  • Roddy McDowall: (On his roles as a child actor) I really liked Lassie, but that horse, Flicka, was a nasty animal with a terrible disposition. All the Flickas — all six of them — were awful.

  • Roddy McDowall: 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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