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January 17th

Rod Taylor, Actor, 'The Birds,' 'The Time Machine,' Dies 84

Rodney Sturt "Rod" Taylor (January 11, 1930 – January 7, 2015) was an Australian actor of film and television. He appeared in over 50 films, 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.

He also made a strong impression guest-starring in an episode of The Twilight Zone titled “And When the Sky Was Opened” (1959).

Taylor suffered a heart attack and died on 7 January 2015 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84.

The Time Machine Official Trailer

The Birds (1963)