Rock Hudson

Actor / Military Personnel | * 11/17/1925 († 59, 10/02/1985) | Winnetka, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer Jr.; November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor. One of the most popular movie stars of his time, he had a screen career spanning more than three decades. He was a prominent figure in the Golden Age of Hollywood. He achieved stardom with his role in Magnificent Obsession (1954), followed by All That Heaven Allows (1955), and Giant (1956), for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Hudson also found continued success with a string of romantic comedies co-starring Doris Day: Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1961), and Send Me No Flowers (1964). During the late 1960s, his films included Seconds (1966), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Rock Hudson

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Rock Hudson as Actor(93)

as Self (archive footage)2022 Clint Eastwood: The Last Legend
as (archive footage)2015 Children of Giant
as Self (archive footage)2015 Tab Hunter Confidential
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Self (archive footage)2011 Hollywood Scandals
as Himself (archive footage)2010 Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger
as Self (archive footage)2008 Acting for Douglas Sirk
as Self (archive footage)2008 Dominick Dunne: After the Party
as Ron Kirby (archive footage)2007 When Fear Eats the Soul
as Self (archive footage)2004 Judy Garland: By Myself
as Self (archive footage)2003 Return to 'Giant'
as Self (archive footage)1998 Memories of Giant
as Self (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as Himself (archive footage)1992 Rock Hudson's Home Movies
as Self (archive footage)1989 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
as Frank Stevenson1985 The Ambassador
as Neil Chaine1984 The Vegas Strip War
as Rock Hudson (uncredited)1981 The Patricia Neal Story
as Danny Youngblood1981 The Star Maker
as Jason Rudd1980 The Mirror Crack'd
as Self - Host1979 Superstunt II
as David Shelby1978 Avalanche
as Dr. Paul Holliston1976 Embryo
as Self (voice)1974 James Dean Remembered
as Chuck Jarvis1973 Showdown
as Stewart McMillan1971 Once Upon a Dead Man
as Michael 'Tiger' McDrew1971 Pretty Maids All in a Row
as Major William Larrabee1970 Darling Lili
as Turner1970 Hornets' Nest
as Colonel James Langdon1969 The Undefeated
as Cdr. James Ferraday1968 Ice Station Zebra
as Capt. Mike Harmon1968 A Fine Pair
as Major Donald Craig1967 Tobruk
as Antiochus 'Tony' Wilson1966 Seconds
as Dr. Bartholomew Snow1966 Blindfold
as Paul Chadwick1965 A Very Special Favor
as Carter Harrison1965 Strange Bedfellows
as George Kimball1964 Send Me No Flowers
as Roger Willoughby1964 Man's Favorite Sport?
as Col. Jim Caldwell1963 A Gathering of Eagles
as Narrator1963 Marilyn
as Dr. Anton Drager1962 The Spiral Road
as Jerry Webster1961 Lover Come Back
as Self (uncredited)1961 Hollywood: The Selznick Years
as Robert L. Talbot1961 Come September
as Dana Stribling1961 The Last Sunset
as John Rambeau1959 This Earth Is Mine
as Brad Allen1959 Pillow Talk
as Captain David Bell1958 Twilight for the Gods
as Peter McKenzie1957 Something of Value
as Lt. Frederick Henry1957 A Farewell to Arms
as Col. Dean E. Hess1957 Battle Hymn
as Burke Devlin1957 The Tarnished Angels
as Dr. Michael Parker1956 Never Say Goodbye
as Mitch Wayne1956 Written on the Wind
as Jordan "Bick" Benedict Jr.1956 Giant
as Ron Kirby1955 All That Heaven Allows
as Michael « Mike » Martin1955 Captain Lightfoot
as Clint Saunders1955 One Desire
as Bob Merrick1954 Magnificent Obsession
as Capt. Jeffrey Claybourne1954 Bengal Brigade
as Harun1953 The Golden Blade
as Ben Warren1953 Gun Fury
as Lance Caldwell1953 Seminole
as Gilliatt1953 Sea Devils
as Peter Keith1953 Back to God's Country
as Narrator (uncredited)1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
as Charlie Jones1952 Here Come the Nelsons
as Trey Wilson1952 Bend of the River
as John Wesley Hardin1952 The Lawless Breed
as Dan Stebbins1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal?
as Neil Hammond1952 Horizons West
as Frank Truscott1952 Scarlet Angel
as Upper Classman1951 Air Cadet
as Dudek1951 Bright Victory
as Burt Hanna1951 Tomahawk
as Tommy 'Speed' O'Keefe1951 Iron Man
as Roy Clark1951 The Fat Man
as Johnny "Scat" Mitchell1950 Peggy
as Young Bull1950 Winchester '73
as Captain Ras1950 The Desert Hawk
as Detective (as Roc Hudson)1949 Undertow
as Second Lieutenant (uncredited)1948 Fighter Squadron

TV Shows/Series with Rock Hudson as Actor(17)

as Self (archive footage)2020 History 101
as President Thomas McKenna1982 World War III
as himself1982 Wogan
as Daniel Reece1981 Dynasty
as Col. John Wilder1980 The Martian Chronicles
as Adam Trenton1978 Wheels
as himself1977 Bitte umblättern
as Stewart 'Mac' McMillan1971 McMillan and Wife
as himself1971 V.I.P. Schaukel
as Guest Performer (uncredited)1967 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
as Self - Guest / Various Characters1967 The Carol Burnett Show
as himself1967 The Carol Burnett Show
as Self - Host1958 Kraft Music Hall
as himself1952 This Is Your Life
as himself1951 I Love Lucy
as himself1950 The Jack Benny Program
as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Rock Hudson as Crew(1)

Production/Associate Producer1966 Seconds

Full Name: Rock Hudson
Born: Tuesday, 11/17 1925 (November) in Winnetka, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 10/02 1985 (October) in Marina del Rey (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: New Trier High School
Spouses (current/former): Phyllis Gates
Other names for Rock Hudson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Roc Hudson"
"Roy Harold Scherer Jr."
Rock Hudson frequently works together with these people:
Bud Westmore (28x, Crew)
Russell A. Gausman (21x, Crew)
Joseph Gershenson (19x, Crew)
Leslie I. Carey (16x, Crew)
Joan St. Oegger (16x, Crew)
Alexander Golitzen (15x, Crew)
Bernard Herzbrun (14x, Crew)
Louis Nicoletti (14x, Cast)
Elizabeth Taylor (12x, Actress)
Douglas Sirk (11x, Crew)
Oliver Emert (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3826, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/17/2024