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 Rock Hudson Ŕ il nome d'arte di Roy Harold Scherer jr che Ŕ nato a Winnetka nell'Illinois il 17 novembre del 1925 e aveva nelle vene un miscuglio ben assortito essendo il padre do origini elvetico-germaniche e la madre di origini anglo-irlandesi.

 Dopo il divorzio dei genitori avvenuto quando aveva solo 8 anni, fu adottato dal secondo marito della madre e prese il nome di Roy Fitzgerald.

 Ex camionista, sex symbol del suo tempo, dopo anni di gavetta in film western divenne un buon attore drammatico.

 Omosessuale, per salvare le apparenze agli occhi dell'America del tempo un po' bigotta, spos˛ la segreteria del suo press agent.

 Non era insolito trovarlo impegnato in un'amichevole partita di bridge.

 Malato di AIDS, morý di cancro alle ghiandole linfatiche il 2 ottobre del 1985 a Beverly Hills.

Rock Hudson is the stage name of Roy Harold Scherer jr who was born in Winnetka in Illinois on November 17, 1925 and had in his veins a well-assorted mixture being the father of Swiss-German origins and the mother of Anglo-Irish descent .

After the parents' divorce occurred when she was only 8 years old, she was adopted by her mother's second husband and took the name of Roy Fitzgerald.

Former truck driver, sex symbol of his time, after years of apprenticeship in western film he became a good dramatic actor.

Homosexual, to save appearances in the eyes of the America of the time a little 'bigoted, he married the secretariat of his press agent.

It was not unusual to find him engaged in a friendly bridge game.

AIDS patient, died of cancer of the lymphatic glands on 2 October 1985 in Beverly Hills.

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