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Rock Hudson, public and private

Mark Bego

Rock Hudson, public and private

an unauthorized biography

by Mark Bego

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Published by New American Library in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hudson, Rock, -- 1925-1985

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Bego.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22899793M
    ISBN 100451144201
    OCLC/WorldCa13433221

    Rock Hudson, American actor noted for his good looks and movie roles during the s and ’60s, including Magnificent Obsession, Giant, and Pillow Talk, and for the TV series MacMillan and Wife in the s. He was one of the first known Hollywood celebrities to die of AIDS-related complications.   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.

      Marc Christian MacGinnis, who won a multimillion-dollar settlement in from the estate of his ex-lover, actor Rock Hudson, after convincing a jury Hudson had knowingly exposed him to .   ''We all,'' he says, ''lead public lives and private lives that are not always in sync. Rock Hudson was an extreme example of that, and his story illuminates some .

      In literature: Griffin will sign his book, "All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson," from p.m. Saturday at Just Fabulous, N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs; and 1 .   The real Rock Hudson was actually born “Roy Scherer Junior” in the village of Winnetka, Illinois. But Roy Senior soon ran away, abandoning his wife Katherine and their young son during the.


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Rock Hudson: Public and Private Mass Market Paperback – April 1, by Mark Bego (Author) › Visit Rock Hudson Mark Bego Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Learn about Author Central /5(3). “Rock and his agent Henry Wilson and his publicist at the studio would have been very careful about protecting his public image.

After all, this was the number one box office attraction in the. In this book speak more Rock Hudson Rock Hudson than himself personally (because he was very ill and to less time), so it shows not so much feelings from Hudson himself but for these circumstances is it astonishingly intimate.

I admire Rock Hudson for this book and his roles, especially his last big role - that of a AIDS-patient!Cited by: 7. A revealing look at the public persona and private life of Rock Hudson chronicles his successful acting career, personal relationships, homosexuality, and battle against AIDS, the. 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. Rock Hudson was everything a romantic leading man could be in the s and ‘60s – hunky, clean-cut, extraordinarily handsome – so much so that he. Henry Willson did everything he could to hide Hudson’s personal life from the public.

Hudson’s sexuality, Wilson traded private book called The Man Who Invented Rock Hudson. They did a good job of keeping Hudson’s private life private right up until he died inwhen he became the first major movie star to pass away from complications relating to AIDS.’ “Tyler’s screenplay perfectly captures the daunting, and in many ways timeless, struggle between public and private persona,” said Rattray and Styler.

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On JanuRock Hudson's wife confronted him, demanding to know if he was gay and grilling the actor about a Rorschach test he had. The secrets Rock Hudson took to his grave revealed in shocking new book IT was 32 years ago this month that Rock Hudson died of Aids, the first major movie actor seen to.

There is a new book on Rock Hudson - "All That Heaven Allows" by Mark Griffin. Thanks for mentioning the Griffin book. So it happened twice, where Christian was in a partnership that became very public, very financial and very legal.

I think that Hudson's private secretary, Mark Miller, ruled Hudson's household with an iron hand. Mark Bego. Rock Hudson-Public and Private. New York: Signet, ISBN Phyllis Gates with Bob Thomas. My Husband, Rock Hudson. New York: Doubleday,   Following his death, Hudson's friend and author Armistead Maupin went public with Rock's sexuality and soon many stories about his life as a gay man came to light.

Mark Hudson: Public and York, NY: Signet Books. David : Robson Books Ltd. pp. Tom Clark; with Dick Kleiner. Durkin came to Hollywood at the age of 15, and was known for playing Huckleberry Finn in a film adaptation of Mark Twain's book.

Tragically, he passed away in an automobile accident on May 4, at the age of Willson was 23 at the time. Willson arranged Rock Hudson's marriage. Boone, who had been friends with Rock Hudson, also known as Roy Fitzgerald, during his Hollywood acting days, said in an extraordinary interview for my “Front Page Radio” show, that he, his wife Shirley, and a Christian lady from New Zealand, had visited him as the hours ticked down before his passing, and were able to pray for him.

Hudson lived a double life as a Hollywood heartthrob and a closeted gay man. Biographer Mark Griffin says Hudson's death from AIDS in was a turning point in public. News that Rock Hudson was a homosexual long ago fell into the province of common knowledge, but at the time of the Nabors-Hudson marriage rumor Hudson’s public.

This is the first full account of Rock Hudson’s career and private life to appear since his death in With frankness, David Bret discusses every aspect of the actor’s life: his painful childhood, his scores of male lovers, the constant pressures of concealing his homosexuality from the press, and four decades of box-office success/5(6).

Rock Hudson was born Roy Scherer Jr. in in Illinois. When he was young, his father abandoned his mother, but she soon remarried a man named Wallace Fitzgerald. Hudson claims that this was where a lot of his childhood issues started, as Wallace was a stern man and physically abusive.

A Tumultuous Childhood.There would have been no mention of AIDS, no revelation that Hudson was gay, none of the personal details that are now the subject of two new books and countless magazine and TV 's the opinion of Sara Davidson, whose authorized biography, Rock Hudson: His Story (William Morrow & Co.

Inc., $), is based on interviews with Hudson during the last 27 days of his life, and. Her most famous onscreen alliance was with Rock Hudson, and it’s hard to think of another pair whose public images were so at odds with their private reality.

Hudson was .