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Rod Taylor's Profile

Brief about Rod Taylor: By info that we know Rod Taylor was born at 1930-01-11. And also Rod Taylor is Australian Actor.

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In the beginning I had a real work problem. Every time I had job I had to convince the immigration authorities I was the only man for that job and get a special work permit until I went under contract to MGM.

Tags: Job, Time, Work

I was one of the first of the uglies. Rock Hudson and Tab Hunter... were very pretty fellows, and that was the trend. I was one of the first of the uglies to get lucky.

Tags: Lucky, Pretty, Rock

I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.

Tags: May, Poor, Wisdom

Acting doesn't suffice.

Tags: Acting, Suffice

Acting is something I love.

Tags: Acting, Love

Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney Technical and Fine Arts College.

Tags: College, Fine, Kid

Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working. If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint.

Tags: Art, Worked, Working

But I did a lot of boxing and I was captain of an Australian surf club.

Tags: Boxing, Captain, Club

Dore Schary was then head of the studio and he wanted to change my name.

Tags: Change, Head, Wanted

I am proud to be an actor.

Tags: Actor, Proud

I did well as an actor in Australia, and then Paramount invited me over... to have a look at me.

Tags: Actor, Australia, Invited

I married at a tender age during my early stage and radio struggles.

Tags: Age, Early, Married

I pray and try every day to be a better actor.

Tags: Actor, Pray, Try

I worked at Mark Foy's during the day and studied drama at night.

Tags: Drama, Night, Worked

I wouldn't dream of selling my work. I give them to friends, to charities.

Tags: Friends, Give, Work

I'd much rather turn down a starring role in a bad picture and do a small role in a very good picture.

Tags: Bad, Good, Small

I'm not doing my work for constant success.

Tags: Constant, Success, Work

So I went and did an audition and became the biggest radio actor in Sydney, and that's how it all started.

Tags: Actor, Radio, Started

The fact that I'm going to be unsuccessful at times is pretty well-balanced by the fact that I'm going to be successful at others.

Tags: Others, Pretty, Successful

The most important thing in my life is my work.

Tags: Life, Work