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Roddy MacDowall | Roddy McDowell
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I knew back in Rome when we were making Cleopatra
(1963) that it would never work. Elizabeth [Taylor] doesn't just love someone; she possesses them. And Richard [Burton] isn't a man to be possessed. I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.
A clerical error on the part of 20th Century-Fox cost McDowall a likely Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor for his role as Caesar Augustus Octavian in Cleopatra
(1963). The studio erroneously listed him as a leading player rather than a supporting one. When 20th Century-Fox asked the Academy to correct the error, it refused, saying the ballots already were at the printer. 20th ...