The movie actor Rock Hudson died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Gay matinee idol who appeared in Magnificent Obsession and died of AIDS in 1985. He gained additional fame for his role in the mystery show, McMillan & Wife.
He married his agent’s secretary, Phyllis Gates, in 1955 and they remained together until 1958. His father, Roy Harold Schere, Sr., was a man of Swiss and German ancestry. After he left, Rock’s mother, Katherine Wood, married Wally Fitzgerald.
“I’m notorious for giving a bad interview. I’m an actor and I can’t help but feel I’m boring when I’m on as myself.” (Rock Hudson)
“I had to overcome the name Rock. If I’d been as hip then as I am now, I would have never consented to be named Rock.” (Rock Hudson)