Kenneth G Hodge

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(Kenneth G Hodge)
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Kenneth worked his contacts and threw parties to introduce his protege.  At one of these, Roy met [[Henry Willson]].  Without Ken's knowledge, Roy contacted Willson, they signed a contract and Willson became his agent.  Davidson reports that "..Roy's first check, made out to "Roy FitzGerald" from Vanguard Films of Culver City is endorsed on the back "Roy FitzGerald, Pay to the Order of Rock Hudson, Kenneth G Hodge".
 
Kenneth worked his contacts and threw parties to introduce his protege.  At one of these, Roy met [[Henry Willson]].  Without Ken's knowledge, Roy contacted Willson, they signed a contract and Willson became his agent.  Davidson reports that "..Roy's first check, made out to "Roy FitzGerald" from Vanguard Films of Culver City is endorsed on the back "Roy FitzGerald, Pay to the Order of Rock Hudson, Kenneth G Hodge".
  
Rock Hudson's earliest credits were in the 1948 film ''Fighter Squadron''; in the 1949 film 'Undertow'; and then in several 1950 films: ''I Was A Shoplifter'', ''One Way Street'', ''Winchester '73'', ''Peggy'', ''The Desert Hawk'', and ''Shakedown''.
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Rock Hudson's earliest credits, quoting Davidson, were in the 1948 film ''Fighter Squadron''; in the 1949 film 'Undertow'; and then in several 1950 films: ''I Was A Shoplifter'', ''One Way Street'', ''Winchester '73'', ''Peggy'', ''The Desert Hawk'', and ''Shakedown''.
  
 
A short time later, Kenneth moved back to Long Beach, alone.  In her book Sara Davidson, quoting Rock's later friends, states that Kenneth "moved back to Long Beach and fell apart".  Kenneth G Hodge died 23 Dec 1972 in Los Angeles County.
 
A short time later, Kenneth moved back to Long Beach, alone.  In her book Sara Davidson, quoting Rock's later friends, states that Kenneth "moved back to Long Beach and fell apart".  Kenneth G Hodge died 23 Dec 1972 in Los Angeles County.

Revision as of 14:41, 14 March 2008

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