ROCK HUDSON

Birth Name: Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Height: 6' 5"

Nickname: "Rock Pyle"

Quote: "Hollywood is seldom what it seems."

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)A

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 1980s, starring in the popular mystery series McMillan & Wife and the soap opera Dynasty

Hudson was voted Star of the Year, Favorite Leading Man, and similar titles by numerous film magazines. He completed nearly 70 films and starred in several television productions during a career that spanned more than four decades.

Rock Hudson died from AIDS-related complications in October 2, 1985, becoming the first major celebrity to die from an AIDS-related illness.

FILMOGRAPHY

1. Ambassador, The (1985)

2. Vegas Strip War, The (1984)

3. Act of Love: The Patricia Neal Story, An (1981)

4. Mirror Crack'd, The (1980)

5. Avalanche (1978)

6. Embryo (1976)

7. Showdown (1973)

8. Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) as [Michael] Tiger [McDrew] .

9. Once Upon a Dead Man (1971)

10. Darling Lili (1970) as Maj. William Larrabee .

11. Hornets' Nest (1970) as Captain Turner .

12. The Undefeated (1969) as Col. James Langdon .

13. A Fine Pair (1969) as Capt. Mike Harmon .

14. Ice Station Zebra (1968) as Comdr. James Ferraday .

15. Tobruk (1967) as Maj. Donald Craig .

16. Blindfold (1966) as Dr. Bartholomew Snow .

17. Seconds (1966) as Antiochus Wilson .

18. A Very Special Favor (1965) as Paul Chadwick .

19. Strange Bedfellows (1965) as Carter Harrison .

20. Send Me No Flowers (1964) as George Kimball .

21. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) as Roger Willoughby .

22. A Gathering of Eagles (1963) as Col. Jim Caldwell .

23. Marilyn (1963) as Narrator .

24. The Spiral Road (1962) as Dr. Anton Drager .

25. Lover Come Back (1961) as Jerry Webster .

26. The Last Sunset (1961) as Dana Stribling .

27. Come September (1961) as Robert Lawrence Talbot .

28. Pillow Talk (1959) as Brad Allen [also known as Rex Stetson] .

29. This Earth Is Mine (1959) as John Rambeau .

30. The Tarnished Angels (1958) as Burke Devlin .

31. Twilight for the Gods (1958) as Captain David Bell .

32. Written on the Wind (1957) as Mitch Wayne .

33. Battle Hymn (1957) as Dean Hess .

34. Something of Value (1957) as Peter [McKenzie] .

35. A Farewell to Arms (1957) as Lt. Frederic Henry .

36. All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Ron Kirby .

37. Giant (1956) as Jordan "Bick" Benedict, II .

38. Never Say Goodbye (1956) as Dr. Michael Parker .

39. Captain Lightfoot (1955) as Michael [Martin, also known as Captain Lightfoot] .

40. One Desire (1955) as Clint Saunders .

41. Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Bob Merrick [also known as Robbie Robinson] .

42. Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) as Taza .

43. Bengal Brigade (1954) as Capt. Jeffrey [Steven] Claybourne .

44. The Golden Blade (1953) as Harun .

45. Back to God's Country (1953) as Peter Keith .

46. Seminole (1953) as Lance Caldwell .

47. The Lawless Breed (1953) as John Wesley Hardin, also known as J. Swain .

48. Gun Fury (1953) as Ben Warren .

49. Sea Devils (1953) as Gilliatt .

50. Scarlet Angel (1952) as Capt. Frank Truscott .

51. Horizons West (1952) as Neal Hammond .

52. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952) as Dan Stebbins .

53. Here Come the Nelsons (1952) as Charlie Jones .

54. Bright Victory (1952) as Dudek .

55. Bend of the River (1952) as Trey Wilson .

56. Tomahawk (1951) as Burt Hanna .

57. The Fat Man (1951) as Roy Clark [also known as Ray Chevlin] .

58. Air Cadet (1951) as Upper classman .

59. Iron Man (1951) as Tommy "Speed" O'Keefe .

60. Peggy (1950) as Johnny Mitchell .

61. Shakedown (1950) as .

62. The Desert Hawk (1950) as Captain Ras .

63. I Was a Shoplifter (1950) as Si Swanson .

64. Winchester '73 (1950) as Young Bull .

65. Undertow (1949) as Detective .

66. Fighter Squadron (1948) as Lieutenant .


For more about Rock Hudson please visit: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Hudson

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