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Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson

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Also Known As: Died: October 2, 1985
Born: November 17, 1925 Cause of Death: complications resulting from AIDS
Birth Place: Winnetka, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Adopted the name Roy Fitzgerald when his mother re-married
1948:
Film acting debut in "Fighter Squadron"
1954:
Achieved top star status opposite Jane Wyman in director Douglas Sirk's remake of "Magnificent Obsession"
1957:
First appearance in the annual exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed first
1959:
First teaming with Doris Day, "Pillow Talk"
1964:
Last of eight consecutive appearances in the annual poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed third
1971:
Played one of the title roles, police commissioner Stewart McMillan, in the popular ABC-TV detective series, "McMillan and Wife"
1984:
Last acting role in a feature film, "The Ambassador"
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Played recurring role of Daniel Reece on the popular ABC primetime soap opera, "Dynasty" spanning over parts of two seasons; his last major acting work
1985:
Appeared in the feature documentary, "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey"

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