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Idol Rock Hudson

the true story of an American film hero

by Jack Vitek

  • 243 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jerry Oppenheimer and Jack Vitek.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.H75 O77 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7461137M
ISBN 100394554892
LC Control Number86011142
OCLC/WorldCa13581015

Nationality: : Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, 17 November Education: Attended New Trier High School, ry Service: Served in U.S. Navy in Philippines, –Family: Married Phyllis Gates (divorced ).Career: —personal contract with Raoul Walsh, and film debut in Fighter Squadron; —contract with Universal; studied acting.   Buy Oppenheimer, Jerry Idol:Rock Hudson First Edition by Oppenheimer, Jerry, Vitek, Jack (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. .   Rock Hudson's 'True Love' Says 'I Wish He Had Been Born 30 Years Later' Lee Garlington, who dated movie idol Rock Hudson in the '60s, regrets that .


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Idol, Rock Hudson: The True Story of an American Film Hero by Jack Vitek () Hardcover – January 1, Reviews:   Hudson, celebrated as a romantic idol of the ‘50s and ‘60s, passed away in at age 59 after suffering for more than a year from AIDS in his Los Angeles home.

The New York Times reported that while acquaintances described Hudson as gay, the actor never publicly commented or acknowledged the : Stephanie Nolasco. And, if he were lucky, launch him as a teen idol. But for most guys, it took more than luck. It meant convincing Willson of just how grateful you could be.

And Scherer could be very grateful. Now named Rock, after Gibraltar, and Hudson, after the river, he was Willson’s greatest creation. New Rock Hudson biography reveals the secrets the closeted star tried to hide. In the new biography 'All That Heaven Allows,' author Mark Griffin reveals secrets about movie star Rock Hudson, who died of AIDS in Post to Facebook.

This book, sanctioned by Rock Hudson himself, as he was dying from AIDS, is probably the most accurate & honest portrayal of the famed actor. Rock, as well as some of his closest friends, collaborated with the author who paints the complicated man we knew as Rock Hudson, in a very honest light/5.

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He played “the noble, valiant, and eternally self-sacrificing hero,” as biographer Mark Griffin describes it. All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson by Mark Griffin is a detailed, comprehensive, layered and well researched of once upon a time in Hollywood of years ago and how Roy Fitzgerald a 22 years old from Winnetka, Illinois, became Rock Hudson the icon, the movie star, the lover, the face of Aids and so many more roles for /5.

The " coauthors" of " Rock Hudson: His Story" are the journalist and novelist Sara Davidson and the movie star himself. But Hudson's contribution to the book was by necessity minimal.

Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer Jr.; Novem – October 2, ) was an American actor, who, according to ’s biography “epitomized Hollywood's classic matinee idol image One of the most popular movie stars of his time, Hudson's screen career spanned five decades and was a shining example Born: Roy Harold Scherer Jr., Novem.

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While the book does not dwell heavily on Hudson's love life it does inform us that Rock Hudson had probably hundreds of one-night stands, in addition to several long-lasting relationships.5/5(1).

“We couldn’t take any pictures together, it was too dangerous,” says Garlington, who dated movie idol Rock Hudson in the mid-’60s.

“We could only take pictures of each other.”. Jerry Oppenheimer is an American author who has written several unauthorized biographies of public figures including Hillary and Bill Clinton, Anna Wintour, Rock Hudson, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Ethel Kennedy, Jerry Seinfeld and the Hilton family.

During Clinton's Senate Election, Oppenheimer wrote the book State of a Union: Inside the Complex Marriage of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Closer Weekly recently reported the year-old actress and singer participated in Mark Griffin’s new book, titled “All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson.” Hudson, a screen idol Author: Stephanie Nolasco.

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Hollywood: Inside Rock Hudson’s Real-Life Relationship With Agent Henry Willson Ryan Murphy and Jim Parsons on star-maker Henry Willson, who transformed Rock Hudson into a marquee idol.

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The spine remains undamaged. ROCK HUDSON: All That Heaven Allows Hardcover – 24 Jan The definitive biography of the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

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Rock Hudson Idol: Rock Hudson. Shocking Discoveries: He continued to have sexual relations after he was diagnosed with HIV. A gay friend fed Rock sexual partners who had no idea they were risking their lives sleeping with the star of Pillow Talk.

The friend felt he was "doing a good deed" but warned Rock's young lovers to "wear a rubber ". Hudson lived a double life as a Hollywood heartthrob and a closeted gay man.

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In the book, she talks candidly about Hudson, her beloved friend and how heartbroken she was when he died. Before Rock Hudson was recognized as a Hollywood heartthrob, he was discovering an identity that he [ ].

Jack Vitek is the author of Idol, Rock Hudson ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Godfather of Tabloid ( avg rating, 7 ratin /5. Rock Hudson was named Roy Scherer Jr. when he was born in Winnetka, Ill., on Nov. 17, During the Depression, his father lost his job as an automobile mechanic and left the family.

His mother, a telephone operator, remarried, and the actor, then 8 years old, took the surname of his stepfather, Wallace Fitzgerald. Like Rock Hudson, who also lived a double life as a gay man and highly desired matinee idol, Hunter was constantly in fear of losing his career. "Finding out who I was, sexually, was one thing Author: Edward Guthmann.

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