Rock Hudson

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Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., later Roy Harold Fitzgerald (November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985), known professionally as Rock Hudson, was an American film and television actor, recognized as a romantic leading man during the 1950s and 1960s, most notably in several romantic comedies with Doris Day. Hudson was voted "Star of the Year", "Favorite Leading Man", and similar titles by numerous movie magazines. The 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall actor was one of the most popular and well-known movie stars of the time. He completed nearly 70 motion pictures and starred in several television productions during a career that spanned over four decades. Hudson was also one of the first major Hollywood celebrities to die from an AIDS-related illness.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., later Roy Harold Fitzgerald (November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985), known professionally as Rock Hudson, was an American film and television actor, recognized as a romantic leading man during the 1950s and 1960s, most notably in several romantic comedies with Doris Day. Hudson was voted "Star of the Year", "Favorite Leading Man", and similar titles by numerous movie magazines. The 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall actor was one of the most popular and well-known movie stars of the time. He completed nearly 70 motion pictures and starred in several television productions during a career that spanned over four decades. Hudson was also one of the first major Hollywood celebrities to die from an AIDS-related illness.

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Gender -

Known Credits 81

Birthday 1925-11-17

Day of Death 1985-10-02

Place of Birth Winnetka, Illinois, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Tab Hunter Confidential as Himself (archive footage)
2010 Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger as Himself (archive footage)
2005 James Dean: Forever Young as Himself (archive footage)
1998 World War III(8 episodes) as le président Thomas McKenna
1985 George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey as HImself
1984 The Vegas Strip War as Neil Chaine
1984 The Ambassador as Frank Stevenson
1982 The Devlin Connection(13 episodes) as Brian Devlin
1982 World War III as President Thomas McKenna
1981 Dynasty(230 episodes) as Daniel Reece
1980 The Mirror Crack'd as Jason Rudd
1980 The Martian Chronicles
1980 The Martian Chronicles(3 episodes) as Col. John Wilder
1978 Avalanche as David Shelby
1978 Wheels as Adam Trenton
1978 Wheels(5 episodes) as Adam Trenton
1976 Embryo as Dr. Paul Holliston
1973 Showdown as Chuck Jarvis
1971 McMillan & Wife(40 episodes) as Stewart 'Mac' McMillan
1971 Pretty Maids All in a Row as Michael 'Tiger' McDrew
1970 Hornet's Nest as Turner
1970 Darling Lili as Major William Larrabee
1969 The Undefeated as Colonel James Langdon
1968 Ice Station Zebra as Cdr. James Ferraday
1968 A Fine Pair as Capt. Mike Harmon
1967 Tobruk as Major Donald Craig
1966 Seconds as Antiochus 'Tony' Wilson
1965 Blindfold as Dr. Bartholomew Snow
1965 A Very Special Favor as Paul Chadwick
1965 La verifica incerta
1965 Strange Bedfellows as Carter
1964 Send Me No Flowers as George Kimball
1964 Man's Favorite Sport? as Roger Willoughby
1963 A Gathering of Eagles as col. Jim Caldwell
1963 Marilyn as Host / Narrator
1962 The Spiral Road as Dr. Anton Drager
1961 Lover Come Back as Jerry Webster
1961 The Last Sunset as Dana Stribling
1961 Come September as Robert L. Talbot
1959 Pillow Talk as Brad Allen
1959 This Earth Is Mine as John Rambeau
1958 Twilight for the Gods
1957 A Farewell to Arms as Lieutenant Frédéric Henry
1957 The Tarnished Angels as Burke Devlin
1957 The James Dean Story as himself
1957 Something of Value as Peter
1957 Battle Hymn as le colonel Dean Hess
1956 Written on the Wind as Mitch Wayne
1956 Giant as Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.
1956 Never Say Goodbye as Dr. Michael Parker
1955 All That Heaven Allows as Ron Kirby
1955 One Desire as Clint Saunders
1955 Captain Lightfoot as Michael « Mike » Martin
1954 La Révolte des Cipayes as acteur
1954 Bengal Brigade
1954 Magnificent Obsession as Bob Merrick
1954 Taza, Son of Cochise as Taza
1953 Back to God's Country as Peter Keith
1953 Gun Fury as Ben Warren
1953 The Golden Blade as Harun
1953 Sea Devils as Gilliatt
1953 Seminole as Lance Caldwell
1953 The Lawless Breed as John Wesley Hardin
1952 Horizons West as Neil Hammond
1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal? as Dan Stebbins
1952 Scarlet Angel as Frank Truscott
1952 Here Come the Nelsons as Charlie Jones
1952 Bend of the River as Trey Wilson
1951 Iron Man as Tommy 'Speed' O'Keefe aka Kosco
1951 Bright Victory as Dudek
1951 The Fat Man as Roy Clark
1951 Air Cadet as Upper Classman
1951 Tomahawk as Burt Hanna
1950 Shakedown as Ted, the Night Club Doorman
1950 The Desert Hawk
1950 Winchester '73 as Young Bull
1950 Peggy as Johnny "Scat" Mitchell
1950 I Was a Shoplifter as Store Detective
1950 One Way Street as Truck Driver (uncredited)
1949 Undertow as Detective (as Roc Hudson)
1948 Fighter Squadron as 2nd Lt

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