Rock Hudson: 1925-1985: The Double Life of an AIDS Victim

Rock Hudson: 1925-1985

"One of these days I'm going to have a lot to tell," Rock Hudson once promised a friend. The day never came, and when Hudson died of AIDS at his home in Beverly Hills last week, his story, as he alone might have told it, died with him. But it was clear that the role he played in life was more dramatic, and infinitely sadder, than any of the parts he had assumed in 65 movies and several TV series. For 37 years he had led a double life: in public he was a romantic star, adored by millions of women,...

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