On that voyage, Davis named the raging waters now known as Hudson Strait the ' Furious Overfall. She demanded special privileges there, at the company's expense. According One source says he was 3 at the time of his niece's christening, in William Hudson, born (?) has been reported as Henry's uncle. Hudson was fed wedding cake by his bride, Phyllis, at a reception , Rock Hudson's wife confronted him, demanding to know if he She also complained about "your great speed with me, sexually. So, this is why it lasts longer. in after falling out with Chief William H. Parker, he was the go-to. My conclusion will be that Hudson Taylor is not one of those worst And most amazing of all: Ephesians –19, “May the Father grant you, height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that.
He reportedly did not get along with his co-star Robert Mitchumwho had a serious drinking problem and often clashed off camera with Hudson and other cast and crew members. While Hudson had long been known to have difficulty memorizing lines, which resulted in his use of cue cardsit was his speech itself that began to visibly deteriorate on Dynasty.
He was originally slated to appear for the duration of the show's second half of its fifth season; however, because of his progressing ill health, his character was abruptly written out of the show and died off screen.
Personal life[ edit ] While his career developed, Hudson and his agent Henry Willson kept the actor's personal life out of the headlines.
Willson stalled this by disclosing information about two of his other clients. Willson provided information about Rory Calhoun 's years in prison and the arrest of Tab Hunter at a party in He told the Village Voice that Gates attempted to blackmail Hudson about his homosexual activities.
An urban legend states that Hudson "married" Jim Nabors in the early s. Not only was same-sex marriage not recognized under the laws of any American state at the time, but, at least publicly, Hudson and Nabors were nothing more than friends. According to Hudson, the legend originated with a group of "middle-aged homosexuals who live in Huntington Beach " who sent out joke invitations for their annual get-together.
One year, the group invited its members to witness "the marriage of Rock Hudson and Jim Nabors", at which Hudson would take the surname of Nabors's most famous character, Gomer Pylebecoming Rock Pyle. The "joke" was evidently already in the mainstream by the very early s; in the October edition of MAD magazine issue no.
Rock and Jim are just good buddies!
I repeat, they are not married! They are not even going steady! Three years later, Nabors would begin a long-term and, untilsecret relationship with Stan Cadwallader, a retired firefighter from Honolulu and the man he would eventually marry once same-sex marriage was legalized.
A week before Hudson died, his publicist Tom Clark asked a priest to visit. Hudson made a confession, received communion and was administered the last rites. Hudson was also visited by a Pentecostal prayer group.
Unknown to the public, Hudson was diagnosed with HIV on June 5,just three years after the emergence of the first cluster of symptomatic patients in the U. Over the next several months, Hudson kept his illness a secret and continued to work while, at the same time, traveling to France and other countries seeking a cure—or at least treatment to slow the progress of the disease. His gaunt appearance and almost incoherent speech were so shocking that the reunion was broadcast repeatedly over national news shows that night and for days to come.
Media outlets speculated on Hudson's health. After Hudson collapsed in his room at the Ritz Hotel in Paris on July 21, his publicist, Dale Olson, released a statement claiming that Hudson had inoperable liver cancer.
He was so weak that he was removed by stretcher from the Air France Boeing he had chartered, and on which he and his medical attendants were the only passengers. His body was cremated hours after his death  and a cenotaph was later established at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cathedral City, California.
The disclosure of Hudson's AIDS diagnosis provoked widespread public discussion of his homosexual identity. A Memoirgay author Armistead Maupinwho was a friend of Hudson's, writes he was the first person to confirm to the press that Hudson was gay ineffectively outing him.
Maupin explains that he said it to Randy Shilts of the San Francisco Chronicleand that he was annoyed that producer Ross Hunterwho was gay himself, denied it. The largely sympathetic article featured comments from famous show business colleagues such as Angie DickinsonRobert Stackand Mamie Van Dorenwho claimed they knew about Hudson's homosexuality and expressed their support for him.
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Hudson's revelation had an immediate impact on the visibility of AIDS, and on the funding of medical research related to the disease. It's just a disease, not a moral affliction. Rock's admission is a horrendous way to bring AIDS to the attention of the American public, but by doing so, Rock, in his life, has helped millions in the process. What Rock has done takes true courage. But if that is helping others, I can at least know that my own misfortune has had some positive worth.
GottliebHudson's physician, and Elizabeth Taylorhis friend and onetime co-star, and a New York-based group. Although then-president Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy were friends of Hudson, Reagan made no public statement concerning Hudson's condition. Some felt that he should have disclosed his condition to her beforehand.
Asner said that he was aware of scripts being rewritten to eliminate kissing scenes. Although he repeatedly tested negative for HIV, Christian claimed that he suffered from "severe emotional distress" after learning from a newscast that Hudson had died of AIDS.
Christian later defended Hudson's reputation in not telling him he was infected: This thing about AIDS was totally out of character for him", he stated in an interview. In the book Clark said he believed Hudson acquired HIV from blood transfusions during quintuple bypass open-heart surgery in ; never acknowledged that their relationship went beyond being roommates;  and characterized Christian as disreputable.
He was born in the s, possibly September 12, Some sources put his birth date as early asbut this is probably too soon. One source says he was 26 inothers guess at a birthdate of Some biographers place his family in Hoddersdon, in Hertfordshire, about 17 miles northwest of London. He may have sailed with John Davis in on his voyage to discover a northwest passage. The family coat of arms is an argent semee of fleurs-de-lis gules, a cross engrailed sable.
His family owned a narrow, three-storey brick house near the Tower of London. Little else is known about his life before However, some authors have placed him on an English ship fighting the Spanish Armada inand on trading missions to the Mediterranean, North Sea and Africa, trading steel axes for gold, ivory and spices. Katherine Hudson her unmarried name is unknown was left very poor when Henry and John failed to return from their last voyage.
She tried to get the East India Co. They recognized their obligation to the "man who lost his life in the service of the Commonwealth" and sent a ship to look for Hudson. It never found any trace of the abandoned crew. Katherine also sought compensation for her husband's death, for which she was called "that troublesome and impatient woman" in company records.
But she was persistent and eventually succeeded. Under the company's approval and with their funding, she went to Ahmadabad, India to purchase indigo. She demanded special privileges there, at the company's expense.
According to company manifests, she got five churles of indigo, quilts, 37 chuckeryes, 46 pieces of simianes. She started suit to get East India Co. In her last two years, she was received at court at least twice. She was by all accounts a strong, willful woman.
One source says she was married at age 30 inbut that would mean her son Oliver probably probably couldn't have fathered his child Alice by possible: Katherine tried unsuccesfully to have a monument erected to her husband in the last years before she died, in She was buried Sept She left all her belongings to sons Richard and Oliver.
Hudson had three sons: Richard, John and Oliver. John Hudson was onboard as ship's boy with his father since He served in all four of Hudson's recorded voyages. He was among the crew abandoned in the bay in At the request of his mother, the East India Company entered Richard Hudson's name on the ship Samaritan, gave him five pounds, and sent him to Bantam, Java, Japan, then Bengal, India, to serve as a factor for the company.
One source says he was 3 at the time of his niece's christening, in Richard was very successful in India and amassed a large fortune. As a trader for the company, Richard one of the first Europeans to be given a permit to live in Imperial Japan. On a trip back to England in the late s, he became involved in a dispute with the company, the reasons for which were never made public but probably had to do with his finances.
They threatened to send him to prison, but he defied the directors and returned to his home in Balasor, India. Several of his children migrated to the New World and his descendants are still in America. He died at his home in India, in Oliver Hudson had a daughter, Alice in Henry attended her christening. Oliver may have written the journal of his father's voyage, which was published in Father, grandfather and other family: Henry Hudson's grandfather was also called Henry Hudson, according to Hakluyt, although some sources identify him as Hudson's father.
His grandfather was named in Queen Mary's Charter, 6 Feb. He was an alderman in the City of London. His father was a wealthy Londoner, a member of the Skinners and Tanners one of 12 privileged companies from which Lord Mayor can be chosenpossibly also an alderman, and owned property in Stourton, Lincolnshire.
His father died in December 20? His widow Barbara married an alderman named Richard Champion, who was elected sheriffLord Mayor She died in without issue. William Hudson, born ? William had a son, also named WIlliam, who married Alice Turner. They had a son, Richard, born in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Richard sailed to Virginia in on the 'Safety.
Christopher was named as factor of the Muscovy Company in Russia. Thomas was a sea captain in employ of Muscovy Company and made at least one trip to Persia for the company. He sold his inherited lands to his brother John. John consulted with John Davis about finding the Northwest Passage and assisted in deliberations which resulted in Davis' famous voyages. Hudson's friends and sources: Jodocus Hondius Josse de HondtHolland's leading cartographer and map publisher. He fled his home city of Ghent during the religious upheaval of the period, and lived in London where he was an portrait engraver and cartographer.
He may have engraved Hudson's portrait at this time, but it is not currently known or found. Hudson visited Hondius again in Amsterdam and gave him details of his voyages of and Hondius also acted as advisor and interpreter during the negotiations with the Dutch. He was also a friend with Capt. John Smith and received correspondence from him. Captain John Smith, founder of the English colony in Virginia.
Smith sent him charts. Hudson probably intended to visit Smith in Virginia, and came close inbut turned north instead. He may have been afraid the English would fire on his Dutch ship before they found out who was its captain. This Dutch clergyman and scholar met Hudson while the latter was negotiating with the Dutch East India Company, Plancius was a founder of that company.
Plancius had started a school of navigation, which gave the Dutch the skills to rival their former overlords, the Spanish.