Birth name: Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.
Name change: Rock Hudson
Nickname: Roy or Leroy
Birth date: November 17, 1925
Birth place: Winnetka, Illinois
Death date: October 2, 1985
Burial location: Cremated, ashes scattered
High School: New Trier Township High
School, Winnetka, Illinois
Parents: Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. and
Wife: Phyllis Gates (1955-1958)
Did you know?
• Worked as an usher while in high school because he was so enamored
with movies as a teenager.
• Failed to win parts in high school plays because he couldn’t
remember any lines.