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Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson

  • Born on
    • November 17th, 1925
  • Died on
    • October 2nd, 1985
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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Filmography

Acting (51 Credits)

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2014And the Oscar Goes to...
1984The Ambassador as Frank Stevenson
1982World War III (1982) as President Thomas McKenna
1980The Mirror Crack'd as Jason Rudd
1980The Martian Chronicles as Col. John Wilder
1978Avalanche as David Shelby
1976Embryo as Dr. Paul Holliston
1973Showdown as Chuck Jarvis
1971Pretty Maids All in a Row as Michael 'Tiger' McDrew
1971McMillan and Wife as Stewart 'Mac' McMillan
1970Hornets' Nest as Turner
1970Darling Lili as Major William Larrabee
1969The Undefeated as Colonel James Langdon
1968Ice Station Zebra as Cdr. James Ferraday
1967Tobruk as Major Donald Craig
1966Seconds as Antiochus 'Tony' Wilson
1965Strange Bedfellows as Carter
1965Blindfold as Dr. Bartholomew Snow
1964Send Me No Flowers as George Kimball
1964Man's Favorite Sport? as Roger Willoughby
1963A Gathering of Eagles as Col. Jim Caldwell
1962The Spiral Road as Dr. Anton Drager
1961Come September as Robert L. Talbot
1961Lover Come Back as Jerry Webster
1961The Last Sunset as Dana Stribling
1959Pillow Talk as Brad Allen
1957The Tarnished Angels as Burke Devlin
1957Something of Value as Peter McKenzie
1957Battle Hymn as Col. Dean E. Hess
1957A Farewell to Arms as Lieutenant Frédéric Henry
1956Written on the Wind as Mitch Wayne
1956Never Say Goodbye as Dr. Michael Parker
1956Giant as Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.
1955Captain Lightfoot as Michael « Mike » Martin
1955All That Heaven Allows as Ron Kirby
1954Taza, Son of Cochise as Taza
1954Magnificent Obsession as Bob Merrick
1953Gun Fury as Ben Warren
1953Seminole as Lance Caldwell
1953The Golden Blade as Harun
1953Sea Devils as Gilliatt
1953Beneath the 12-Mile Reef as Narrator (uncredited)
1952The Lawless Breed as John Wesley Hardin
1952Has Anybody Seen My Gal as Dan Stebbins
1952Bend of the River as Trey Wilson
1952Horizons West as Neil Hammond
1951Bright Victory as Dudek
1951Tomahawk as Burt Hanna
1950Winchester '73 as Young Bull
1949Undertow as Detective (as Roc Hudson)
1948Fighter Squadron as 2nd Lt

Himself (2 Credits)

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2015Tab Hunter Confidential as Himself (archive footage)
1989Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt as Self (archive footage)

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