The Sacred Scrolls

President of the Assembly

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President of the Assembly
President of the Assembly
Biographical information
Species Orangutan
Gender Male
Born Unknown
Died Unknown
Continuity Movies
Actor James Whitmore
First Appearance Planet of the Apes
Last Appearance Planet of the Apes

The President of the Assembly is leader of Ape City. Zaius is answerable to him but the governing orangutan elite agree on matters of faith and protection of ape order. The President oversees Taylor's interrogation and finds in favour of Zaius.


  • The earliest movie scripts by Rod Serling retained Boulle's version of the gorilla president and his friendly welcome for Thomas (Taylor).[1] Serling's later revisions were similar, but changed the president's species to orangutan, reflecting a much more stereotypical division of the ape classes.[2]




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