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Phyllis Gates (1925–2006)

Phyllis Gates was born on December 7, 1925 in Dawson, Minnesota, USA. She is known for The James Dean Story (1957). She was married to Rock Hudson. She died on January 4, 2006 in Marina del Ray, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The James Dean Story Self - 'Giant' premiere footage


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 1957 The James Dean Story (Documentary)
Self - 'Giant' premiere footage (uncredited)
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 2017 Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (Documentary)
Sel - Rock Hudson's Wife
 2008 Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (Documentary)
 1992 Rock Hudson's Home Movies (Documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (with Bob Thomas): "My Husband, Rock Hudson"

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Alternate Names:

Phyllis Lucille Gates


5' 9½" (1.77 m)


Rock Hudson  (divorced)

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