Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson
1925 - 1985

Rock Hudson  American Actor

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Rock Hudson passed away on 2nd Oct 1985 aged 59. His last relationship was when Tom Clark and Rock Hudson were in a relationship.

Relationships

Rock Hudson was previously married to Phyllis Gates (1954 - 1958).

He was also in relationships with Tom Clark (1981), Marc Christian (1980 - 1985), Armistead Maupin (1976 - present), Jim Nabors (1970), Alan Bates (1968), Jack Coates (1967 - present), Charlene Holt (1963 - 1964), Lee Garlington (i) (1962 - 1965), Edie Adams (1961), Elaine Stritch (1957), Dorothy Malone (1957 - present), Julie Adams (1954 - present), Terry Moore (1953 - 1954), Joan Crawford (1953), Mamie Van Doren (1953), Yvonne De Carlo (1952), Phyllis Winger (1952 - present), Denise Darcel (1951 - present), Vera-Ellen (1951 - 1954), Piper Laurie (1951), Joyce Mackenzie (1950 - present), George Nader, Tyrone Power ( - present), Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Maxwell, Anthony Perkins ( - present), Errol Flynn ( - present), James Dean ( - present) and Henry Willson ( - present).

Rock Hudson is rumoured to have hooked up with Liberace ( - present) and Marlon Brando ( - present).

About

Rock Hudson is a 59 year old American Actor. Born Roy Harold Scherer Jr. on 17th November, 1925 in Winnetka, Illinois and educated at New Trier Township High School ,Winnetka, Illinois, he is famous for McMillan and Wife in a career that spans 1948–1984. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Rock Hudson was in 11 on-screen matchups, notably with Carol Burnett in The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Claudia Cardinale in Blindfold (1965), Donna Reed in Gun Fury (1953), Doris Day in Lover Come Back (1961) and Elizabeth Taylor in Giant (1956).

Rock Hudson is a member of the following lists: LGBT male actors, American male radio actors and LGBT people from Illinois.

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Confirmed Relationships30
Longest Relationship66 yrs, 6 mths
Shortest Relationship7 mths
Average Relationship Length14 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Harold
Last Name Prince
Full Name at Birth Roy Harold Scherer Jr.
Alternative Name `Roy`, `Leroy`, `Fitz`
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th November, 1925
Birthplace Winnetka, Illinois
Died 2nd October, 1985
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California
Cause of Death Aids
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Deep, Sensous voice., Thick, Black hair., From Westerns, Sob stories, to Sosphisticated comedies.
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School New Trier Township High School ,Winnetka, Illinois
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame McMillan and Wife
Year(s) Active 1948–1984, 1944–1985, 1947–1985
Friend Doris Day, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Maxwell, George Nader, Dorothy Malone, Grace Kelly, Yvonne De Carlo

Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.; November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor. Hudson is generally known for his turns as a leading man in the 1950s and 1960s and is viewed as a prominent actor and 'heartthrob' of the Hollywood Golden Age. He achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955) and Giant (1956), and found continued success with a string of romantic comedies co-starring Doris Day in Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1961) and Send Me No Flowers (1964). After appearing in films like Seconds (1966), Tobruk (1967) and Ice Station Zebra (1968) in the late 1960s, Hudson began a second career in television through the 1970s and '80s, starring in the popular mystery series McMillan & Wife and the soap opera Dynasty.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Rock Hudson59 ScorpioActor
American
Tom Clark65Publicist
American
Marc Christian55 Cancer
American
Armistead Maupin72 TaurusAuthor
American
Jim Nabors86 GeminiActor
American
Alan Bates69 AquariusActor
British
Jack Coates72
American
Charlene Holt67 TaurusActress
American
Lee Garlington (i)78Business
American
Edie Adams81 AriesActress
American
Elaine Stritch89 AquariusActress
American
Dorothy Malone91 AquariusActress
American
Phyllis Gates80 Sagittarius
American
Julie Adams89 LibraActress
American
Terry Moore87 CapricornActress
American
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
American
Mamie Van Doren85 AquariusActress
American
Yvonne De Carlo84 VirgoActress
American
Phyllis Winger-Model
American
Denise Darcel86 VirgoActress
French
Piper Laurie84 AquariusActress
American
Vera-Ellen60 AquariusActress
American
Joyce Mackenzie90 LibraActress
American
Elizabeth Taylor79 PiscesActress
American
Marilyn Maxwell50 LeoActress
American
Liberace67 TaurusPianist
American
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
American
Anthony Perkins60 AriesActor
American
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Australian
James Dean85 AquariusActor
American
Henry Willson67 LeoBusiness
American
George Nader80 LibraActor
American
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
American
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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Ambassador1984Frank StevensonMovie
The Vegas Strip War1984Neil ChaineTV Movie
World War III1982President Thomas McKennaTV Movie
The Devlin Connection1982Brian DevlinTV Show
The Devlin Connection III1982Brian DevlinMovie
The Star Maker1981Danny YoungbloodTV Movie
Dynasty1981Daniel ReeceTV Show
The Mirror Crack'd1980Jason RuddMovie
The Martian Chronicles1980Col. John WilderTV Show
Avalanche1978David ShelbyMovie
Wheels1978Adam TrentonTV Show
Embryo1976Dr. Paul HollistonMovie
Showdown1973Chuck JarvisMovie
Pretty Maids All in a Row1971TigerMovie
McMillan & Wife1971Police Commissioner Stewart 'Mac' McMillanTV Show
Darling Lili1970Major William LarrabeeMovie
Hornets' Nest1970TurnerMovie
The Undefeated1969Col. James LangdonMovie
A Fine Pair1968Capt. Mike HarmonMovie
Ice Station Zebra1968Cdr. James FerradayMovie
Tobruk1967Maj. Donald CraigMovie
Seconds1966Antiochus WilsonMovie
A Very Special Favor1965Paul ChadwickMovie
Blindfold1965Dr. Bartholomew SnowMovie
Strange Bedfellows1965Carter HarrisonMovie
Man's Favorite Sport?1964Roger WilloughbyMovie
Send Me No Flowers1964George Pemberton KimballMovie
A Gathering of Eagles1963Col. Jim CaldwellMovie
The Spiral Road1962Dr. Anton DragerMovie
Come September1961Robert L. TalbotMovie
Lover Come Back1961Jerry WebsterMovie
The Last Sunset1961Dana StriblingMovie
Pillow Talk1959Brad AllenMovie
This Earth Is Mine1959John RambeauMovie
Twilight for the Gods1958Captain David BellMovie
A Farewell to Arms1957Lt. Frederick HenryMovie
Battle Hymn1957Col. Dean HessMovie
Something of Value1957Henry's Son - PeterMovie
The Tarnished Angels1957Burke DevlinMovie
Giant1956Jordan 'Bick' Benedict Jr.Movie
Never Say Goodbye1956Dr. Michael ParkerMovie
Written on the Wind1956Mitch WayneMovie
All That Heaven Allows1955Ron KirbyMovie
Captain Lightfoot1955Michael MartinMovie
One Desire1955Clint SaundersMovie
Bengal Brigade1954Capt. Jeffrey ClaybourneMovie
Magnificent Obsession1954Bob MerrickMovie
Taza, Son of Cochise1954TazaMovie
Back to God's Country1953Peter KeithMovie
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef1953Narrator At Opening Underwater Scenes (uncredited)Movie
Gun Fury1953Ben WarrenMovie
Sea Devils1953GilliattMovie
Seminole1953Lance CaldwellMovie
The Golden Blade1953HarunMovie
The Lawless Breed1953John Wesley HardinMovie
Bend of the River1952Trey WilsonMovie
Here Come the Nelsons1952Charles E. 'Charlie' JonesMovie
Horizons West1952Neil HammondMovie
Scarlet Angel1952Frank TruscottMovie
Has Anybody Seen My Gal1952Dan StebbinsMovie
Bright Victory1951DudekMovie
Iron Man1951Tommy 'Speed' O'Keefe aka KoscoMovie
The Fat Man1951Roy ClarkMovie
Tomahawk1951Burt HannaMovie
Air Cadet1951Upper ClassmanMovie
I Was a Shoplifter1950Store DetectiveMovie
One Way Street1950Truck Driver (uncredited)Movie
Peggy1950Johnny 'Scat' MitchellMovie
Shakedown1950Ted, the Night Club DoormanMovie
The Desert Hawk1950Captain RasMovie
Winchester '731950Young BullMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Intermission GuestTV Show
Undertow1949Detective (as Roc Hudson)Movie
Fighter Squadron1948Second Lieutenant (uncredited)Movie
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Discussions

Posted commentsView all comments (11)

Ano7NiemMay 12, 2013

I don't see James Dean in the list. He should be in there.

ChewSep 19, 2010

these actress and actors are wrong. He never dated Jim Neighbors. The story behind them no pun intented was that his friends sent out a wedding invite for a false party. The invite said to join the two in marriage making rock`s name rock pile ha ha. Rock said that women were unclean and he dated many more men than women

marySep 11, 2010

rock hudson was my idol such of nice person an wonderful entertainment he will be in heart for ever

wraparoundMay 14, 2010

Is there any truth to the rumor that Rock Hudson and Lolly Vegas (lead singer and guitarist for the group Redbone - Come and et Your Love, Witch Queen of New Orleans)were especially close in the mid-70`s?

cwm368Dec 28, 2009

Those relations with women were fabricated, hope you all know that.

roseOct 11, 2009

Rock Hudson will always be my favorite actor. I loved him in McMillan and Wife and with Doris Day. Peace be with you Rock

ADONIS1Sep 12, 2009

ROCK HUDSON was a top star of the 50s/60s/70s.His best film LAST SUNSET made in 1961 with CAROL LYNLEY and Kirk Douglas A romantic hero on screen but a very sad figure after 1966 in a horrid private life.

LouiseApr 19, 2008

Mr.Hudson was such a romancer, but i never thought he would be gay..i love him so much gay or not, he will remain in my heart forever.No-one can ever replace him ever. He is and will always be the wonderful person and gorgeous looking guy in history. RIP love you lots xx

BRAD STENDERAug 31, 2007

MR. HUDSON IS AND WILL ALWAYS BE ONE OF THE TOP 20 STARS IN ALL MOVIE HISTORY. HE WILL ALWAYS BE THE NICE GUY, THE FRIEND AND A CLASS ACT.THANK YOU FOR ALL THE YEARS OF ENTERTAINMENT IN MOVIES AND TV THAT YOU HAVE GIVEN ME AND THE WORLD.


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