Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood by Stephen Vagg

By Stephen Vagg

For over two decades Rod Taylor was once the most important Australian motion picture identify in Hollywood, starring in such movies because the Time laptop, The Birds and The VIPs. most sensible identified for his motion roles, he was once both adept at romantic comedies and dramas, operating with the A-list of the 60s and 70s: Doris Day, John Wayne, Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor, Disney, Jane Fonda, Antonioni - and lots of extra. At a time while Australians may possibly hardly see or listen themselves on monitor, Rod Taylor helped preserve his state within the public eye, and prepared the ground for the Aussie actors who him.

Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood is the 1st full-length biography of this pioneering Australian movie big name. it is the exciting tale of a working-class Sydney boy who went to Hollywood, took at the americans at their very own video game on their lonesome turf in a single of the hardest industries there's - and gained. it is also the tale of a skilled actor who was once nearly introduced down by way of the demons of alcohol and ego, yet who eventually overcame them to triumph. A needs to for all Rod Taylor fans.

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