Tag Archives: Rock Hudson

Celebrate Elizabeth Taylor’s Birthday Watching Her AFI Tribute

At long last, the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award Special devoted to Elizabeth Taylor from 1993 has been uploaded to YouTube in high quality. Just in time for the 89th anniversary of the legend's birth (Taylor was born February 27, 1932), the upload includes countless clips from her career, as well as touching tributes…
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Rock Hudson: First Famous Face of AIDS

Before Rock Hudson, 59, was outed as suffering from AIDS in July of 1985, other well-known figures had contracted HIV and even died of the resulting syndrome, but no household names of Hudson's caliber — and certainly no icons of masculinity and wholesomeness. Rock in his heyday (Image via movie still) By July of 1985, Hudson…
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What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…
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Doris Day, One of the World’s Most Beloved Stars, Dies @ 97

Doris Day, the woman who made iconic marks in the worlds of music, radio, movies and television — and one of the most famous animal advocates in history — has died. She was 97. Doris Day: April 3, 1922-May 13, 2019 (Image via headshot) The Doris Day Animal Foundation announced her passing early Monday in…
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He Said/They’re Dead: Doc Profiles Hollywood Pimp Scotty Bowers

When Full Service was published several years ago, battle lines were drawn: You either believed Scotty Bowers, then 90, when he talked about having had sex with everyone from Bette Davis to Rock Hudson and having procured sex partners for no less a Hollywood great than Katharine Hepburn (and hundreds of others), or you dismissed…
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