Person Details

Birthday: 1925-11-17 09:01:36

Death: 1985-10-02 09:01:36

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Winnetka, Illinois, USA

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Movie Involvements: 62

TV Involvements: 8


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Dynasty
Average
7

Dynasty

(1981) Daniel Reece
Giant
Average
8

Giant

(1956) Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.
Winchester '73
Average
7

Winchester '73

(1950) Young Bull
The Mirror Crack'd
Average
6

The Mirror Crack'd

(1980) Jason Rudd
All That Heaven Allows
Average
7

All That Heaven Allows

(1955) Ron Kirby
Ice Station Zebra
Average
6

Ice Station Zebra

(1968) Cdr. James Ferraday
Seconds
Average
7

Seconds

(1966) Antiochus 'Tony' Wilson
Bambi-Verleihung
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0

Bambi-Verleihung

(1948) himself

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2015 Himself (archive footage)
2014 N/A
2010 Himself (archive footage)
2007 Ron Kirby (archive footage)
2004 Himself
Himself (archive footage)
1997 Himself (archive footage)
1992 Himself (archive footage)
1985 HImself
1984 Neil Chaine
Frank Stevenson
1982 Brian Devlin
Himself
President Thomas McKenna
1981 Danny Youngblood
Daniel Reece
1980 Jason Rudd
Himself
Col. John Wilder
1978 David Shelby
Adam Trenton
1976 Dr. Paul Holliston
1975 Himself
1974 Himself (voice)
1973 Chuck Jarvis
1971 Stewart 'Mac' McMillan
Stewart McMillan
N/A
Michael 'Tiger' McDrew
Himself
1970 Turner
Major William Larrabee
1969 Colonel James Langdon
1968 Cdr. James Ferraday
Capt. Mike Harmon
1967 N/A
Major Donald Craig
1966 Antiochus 'Tony' Wilson
Dr. Bartholomew Snow
1965 Paul Chadwick
N/A
Carter
1964 George Kimball
Roger Willoughby
1963 Col. Jim Caldwell
Host / Narrator
1962 Dr. Anton Drager
1961 Jerry Webster
Dana Stribling
Robert L. Talbot
1959 Brad Allen
John Rambeau
1958 Captain David Bell
1957 Lieutenant Frédéric Henry
Burke Devlin
Peter McKenzie
le colonel Dean Hess
1956 Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.
Himself
Mitch Wayne
Dr. Michael Parker
1955 Ron Kirby
Clint Saunders
Michael « Mike » Martin
1954 Capt. Jeffrey Claybourne
Bob Merrick
Taza
1953 Peter Keith
Ben Warren
Harun
Gilliatt
Lance Caldwell
1952 John Wesley Hardin
Neil Hammond
Dan Stebbins
Frank Truscott
Charlie Jones
Trey Wilson
1951 Tommy 'Speed' O'Keefe aka Kosco
Dudek
Roy Clark
Upper Classman
Burt Hanna
1950 Ted, the Night Club Doorman
Captain Ras
Young Bull
Johnny "Scat" Mitchell
Store Detective
Truck Driver (uncredited)
1949 Detective (as Roc Hudson)
1948 2nd Lt
himself (archive)
himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

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