Rod Taylor, 84, Target in ‘The Birds,’ Dies –

Rod Taylor, the ruggedly handsome Australian-born actor who fended off attacks from above in Alfred Hitchcock’s revered horror film “The Birds” and helped an 8,000th-century people escape a monster race in the film version of the science-fiction classic “The Time Machine,” died on Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 84.

His death was announced by his daughter, Felicia Taylor, a former correspondent and anchor for CNN and CNBC.

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Loved his acting, will be missed.. “Time Machine” is an all-time favorite film…