|Also Known As: ||
||October 2, 1985
||November 17, 1925
||Cause of Death:
||complications resulting from AIDS
||Winnetka, Illinois, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Adopted the name Roy Fitzgerald when his mother re-married
Film acting debut in "Fighter Squadron"
Achieved top star status opposite Jane Wyman in director Douglas Sirk's remake of "Magnificent Obsession"
First appearance in the annual exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed first
First teaming with Doris Day, "Pillow Talk"
Last of eight consecutive appearances in the annual poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed third
Played one of the title roles, police commissioner Stewart McMillan, in the popular ABC-TV detective series, "McMillan and Wife"
Last acting role in a feature film, "The Ambassador"
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
Appeared in the feature documentary, "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey"