Rock Hudson

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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
===Childhood===
 
===Childhood===
Rock Hudson was an American actor, born as Roy Harold Scherer, Jr on [[Nov 17]], 1925 in Winnetka, Cook County, [[Illinois]], the son of [[Ancestry of Rock Hudson|Roy Harold Scherer, Sr]] an auto mechanic, and his wife [[Ancestry of Rock Hudson|Katherine "Kay" Wood]] (d. 1977), who had just married the year before.
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Rock Hudson was an American actor, born as Roy Harold Scherer, Jr on 17 Nov 1925 in Winnetka, Cook County, [[Illinois]], the son of [[Ancestry of Rock Hudson|Roy Harold Scherer, Sr]] an auto mechanic, and his wife [[Ancestry of Rock Hudson|Katherine "Kay" Wood]] (d. 1977), who had just married the year before.
  
 
Kay was the daughter of James Wood and Mary Ellen unknown.  Roy Sr left the family in 1932 and went to California. Rock's obit in the NYT states that Roy had lost his job during the Depression.  After Roy left, Kay started dating Wallace "Wally" FitzGerald who worked shoveling coal at the Winnetka Water Works.  Kay and Wally married when Rock was eight, and Wally adopted Roy who became Roy FitzGerald.
 
Kay was the daughter of James Wood and Mary Ellen unknown.  Roy Sr left the family in 1932 and went to California. Rock's obit in the NYT states that Roy had lost his job during the Depression.  After Roy left, Kay started dating Wallace "Wally" FitzGerald who worked shoveling coal at the Winnetka Water Works.  Kay and Wally married when Rock was eight, and Wally adopted Roy who became Roy FitzGerald.

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