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Rock Hudson (Roy Harold Scherer Jr.)

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Biography

Winnetka, Illinois, USA
Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school plays because he couldn't remember lines. After high school he was a postal employee and during WW II served as a Navy airplane mechanic. After the war he was a truck driver. His size and good looks got him into movies. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dan Stebbins

Has Anybody Seen My Gal 1952

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Character: Neil Hammond

Horizons West 1952

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Character: Narrator At Opening Underwater Scenes

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef 1953

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955

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Character: Jordan 'Bick' Benedict Jr.

Giant 1956

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Character: Mitch Wayne

Written on the Wind 1956

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Character: Dr. Michael Parker

Never Say Goodbye 1956

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Character: Col. Dean Hess

Battle Hymn 1957

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Character: Himself - 'Giant' premiere footage

The James Dean Story 1957

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

The 29th Annual Academy Awards 1957

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Character: John Rambeau

This Earth Is Mine 1959

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Cinematography Awards

The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress

The 32nd Annual Academy Awards 1960

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Character: Himself

At This Very Moment 1962

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Col. Jim Caldwell

A Gathering of Eagles 1963

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Character: Roger Willoughby

Man's Favorite Sport? 1964

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography

The 37th Annual Academy Awards 1965

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Character: Antiochus Wilson

Seconds 1966

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Character: Himself

Mondo Hollywood 1967

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

The 39th Annual Academy Awards 1967

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Major William Larrabee

Darling Lili 1970

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Character: Himself - Co-Host

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973

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Character: Himself

Peter's Friends 1992

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Character: Himself

Rock Hudson 1990

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Character: Himself

Volunteers 1985

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Character: Col. John Wilder

The Martian Chronicles 1980

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Character: Police Commissioner Stewart 'Mac' McMillan

McMillan & Wife 1971

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Himself

Caesar's Hour 1954

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Character: Maj. Donald Craig

Tobruk 1967

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Character: Himself

Laugh-In 1967

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Character: Himself

The Jim Nabors Hour 1969

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Character: Himself

Dinah's Place 1970

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Character: Himself - Host

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Himself

Àngel Casas Show 1984

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Character: Himself

Reagan 2011

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Character: Lt. Frederick Henry

A Farewell to Arms 1957

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Character: Henry's Son - Peter

Something of Value 1957

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Character: Adam Trenton

Wheels 1978

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Character: Dr. Anton Drager

The Spiral Road 1962

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Character: Robert L. Talbot

Come September 1961

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Character: Actor 'Giant'

James Dean: Sense Memories 2005

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Battle of Amfar 2013

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Character: Himself

Una periodista de a pie 0

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Character: Himself / Stewart McMillan

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Character: Himself

2001: A Space Odyssey 0

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Character: Himself

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Character: Himself

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Character: Himself

Sobre 'El espejo roto' 0

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Character: Himself

Americans 0

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