Definition of Rock Hudson from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Rock Hudson

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(1925-85) a US actor who became famous playing tough characters but later made several comedies. His films included Magnificent Obsession (1954), Giant (1956) and Pillow Talk (1959). He also made a television series, McMillan and Wife (1971-8). Hudson was the first Hollywood star who said publicly that he had AIDS, from which he died.