Born: January 11, 1930
Date of Birth: January 11, 1930
However, he is best known for his role opposite Tippi Hedren in Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror film, The Birds. More recently Rod appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film Inglourious Basterds as Winston Churchill. As well, he provided the voice of the lovable Pongo in Disney's 1961 animated version of 101 Dalmations.
Rod died at age 84 on January 7, 2015 in Los Angeles of a heart attack. He was married three times but had only one child - a daughter, Felicia Taylor.