He’s not a Morlock. Rod Taylor is 84 today. A long and distinguished career. Highlights include his role in seminal Hitchcock classic The Birds.

Even though he is Australian we forgive him.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVlHyPX4pxs

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Classic Sci Fi The Time Machine

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9miqKm0aB0

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The Time Machine continues it’s life and even turned up in an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

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He was the voice of Pongo in 101 Dalmations.

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A reluctant hit man in The Liquidator (Eric Sykes stole the film though).

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0aAOEv0BGU

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He was the manager of Hotel

http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/414644/Hotel-Movie-Clip-Damn-Skyscraper.html

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He turned up as Winston Churchill in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw4XQWzW0L8

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A great career, a class act. Happy Birthday.

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