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Rod Taylor, Mary Hilem

Rod Taylor, Mary Hilem

FILE - In this March 18, 1966 file photo, actor Rod Taylor and wife Mary Hilem arrive at the home of actor George Hamilton for a birthday party in honor of Lynda Bird Johnson, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Taylor, the suave Australian actor whose brawny good looks made him a leading man for films ranging from thrillers to Westerns, has died at age 84. The actor's daughter, Felicia Taylor, told the Los Angeles Times he died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo, File)