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Rock Hudson

Hudson with Doris Day in Pillow Talk (1959)

Roy Harold Scherer Jr. (November 17, 1925 - October 2, 1985), better known as Rock Hudson, was an American actor. Born in Winnetka, Illinois, Hudson was the first major American celebrity to admit to being afflicted with AIDS. His announcement, and subsequent death from the disease at the age of only 59, brought the disease and HIV into the mainstream of American consciousness.

Hudson served in the United States Navy during World War II as an airplane mechanic. His good looks and strapping size got him a Hollywood audition, and some capped teeth and a name change got him a small part in the forgettable 1948 film Fighter Squadron. His one line took 38 takes, because he kept forgetting it. In 1956 he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor, and two years later, Look Magazine named him Star of the Year.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Hudson was known for several fluff comedies, largely starring with Doris Day. The two made Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers together. Many consider his performance as the elderly New York City banker Arthur Hamilton turned young Malibu painter Tony Wilson in the 1966 science fiction film by director John Frankenheimer,Seconds, as the finest of his career. From 1971 to 1978, Hudson starred opposite Susan St. James in the popular American television series McMillan and Wife that aired on NBC.

Hudson married studio employee Phyllis Gates in 1955, and the news was made known by all the major gossip magazines. The couple divorced in 1958. The studio was likely using this sham marriage in order to cover Hudson's homosexuality, which would have made him box office poison at the time if it were made known. Hudson was reportedly very good friends with Jim Nabors of television's Gomer Pyle. Hudson remained in the closet until his sexual orientation became known toward the end of his life.

Following Hudson's death, his live-in lover Marc Christian filed a palimony lawsuit against his estate and won.

Hudson has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6104 Hollywood Blvd.


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Hudson has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6104 Hollywood Blvd. He should not be confused with actor Bill Macy who co-starred in the television series Maude. Following Hudson's death, his live-in lover Marc Christian filed a palimony lawsuit against his estate and won. He is married to actress Felicity Huffman, and has two daughters. Hudson remained in the closet until his sexual orientation became known toward the end of his life. A book describing the technique, A Practical Handbook for the Actor (ISBN 0394744128), is dedicated to Macy and Mamet. Hudson was reportedly very good friends with Jim Nabors of television's Gomer Pyle. He serves as director-in-residence at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York, where he teaches a technique called Practical Aesthetics.

The studio was likely using this sham marriage in order to cover Hudson's homosexuality, which would have made him box office poison at the time if it were made known. In a November 2003 interview with USA Today, Macy said he wants to star in a big-budget action movie "for the money, for the security of a franchise like that.". The couple divorced in 1958. His work on E.R. and Sports Night has also been recognized with Emmy nominations. Hudson married studio employee Phyllis Gates in 1955, and the news was made known by all the major gossip magazines. Macy is particularly proud of the writing for that film; he turned the commercial-interrupted format of television into an advantage in the film, by breaking the story up into several uninterrupted stories. James in the popular American television series McMillan and Wife that aired on NBC. In 2003, he won two Emmy Awards, for the lead role and as co-writer of the made-for-TNT film Door to Door, a drama based on the true story of Bill Porter, a door-to-door salesman in Portland, Oregon, born with cerebral palsy.

From 1971 to 1978, Hudson starred opposite Susan St. Macy has also had a number of roles on television. Many consider his performance as the elderly New York City banker Arthur Hamilton turned young Malibu painter Tony Wilson in the 1966 science fiction film by director John Frankenheimer,Seconds, as the finest of his career. Holland's Opus, Ghosts of Mississippi, Air Force One, Boogie Nights, Pleasantville, Gus Van Sant's remake of Psycho, Happy, Texas (set in the town of the same name), Mystery Men, Magnolia, Jurassic Park III, Panic, Welcome to Collinwood, Seabiscuit, and The Cooler. The two made Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers together. His film work also includes Benny & Joon, Above Suspicion , Mr. During the 1950s and 1960s, Hudson was known for several fluff comedies, largely starring with Doris Day. He may be best known for his lead role in Fargo, in a role for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

In 1956 he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor, and two years later, Look Magazine named him Star of the Year. He has appeared in films that Mamet wrote and/or directed, such as House of Games, Things Change, Homicide (his favorite role by Mamet), Oleanna, and more recently, Wag the Dog and State and Main. His one line took 38 takes, because he kept forgetting it. While living there he had roles in over fifty off-Broadway and Broadway plays. His good looks and strapping size got him a Hollywood audition, and some capped teeth and a name change got him a small part in the forgettable 1948 film Fighter Squadron. After spending some time in Los Angeles, he moved to New York in 1980. Hudson served in the United States Navy during World War II as an airplane mechanic. Nicholas Theater Company, where Macy originated roles in a number of Mamet's plays, such as American Buffalo and The Water Engine.

His announcement, and subsequent death from the disease at the age of only 59, brought the disease and HIV into the mainstream of American consciousness. Within a year he and Mamet, among others, founded the successful St. Born in Winnetka, Illinois, Hudson was the first major American celebrity to admit to being afflicted with AIDS. He moved to Chicago after graduating in 1971, and got a job as a bartender to pay the rent. Roy Harold Scherer Jr. (November 17, 1925 - October 2, 1985), better known as Rock Hudson, was an American actor. Macy later came to consider Mamet the greatest writer of our time. It was at Goddard that he met the playwright David Mamet, who was only a couple of years older than he was.

By his own admission a "wretched student," he transferred to Goddard College and got involved in theatre. After graduating from Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland, he entered Bethany College to study veterinary medicine. He was born in Miami, Florida, and grew up in Georgia and Maryland. William Hall Macy (born March 13, 1950) is an actor, teacher, and director, in theatre, film, and television.

Benny & Joon (1993) - Randy Burch. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) - Tunafish Father. David Morgenstern. ER (1994-1998) - Dr.

Holland's Opus (1995) - Vice Principal Gene Wolters. Mr. Fargo (1996) - Jerry Lundegaard. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) - Charlie Crisco.

Air Force One (1997) - Major Caldwell. Boogie Nights (1997) - Little Bill. Wag the Dog (1997) - CIA Agent Charles Young. Pleasantville (1998) - George Parker.

Psycho (1998) - Milton Arbogast. Happy, Texas (1999) - Sheriff Chappy Dent. Mystery Men (1999) - The Shoveller. Magnolia (1999) - Quiz Kid Donnie Smith.

State and Main (2000) - Walt Price. Jurassic Park III (2001) - Paul Kirby. Door to Door (2002) - Bill Porter. The Cooler (2003) - Bernie Lootz.

Seabiscuit (2003) - Tick Tock McGlaughlin. Cellular (2004) - Mooney.

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