When I was a kid, I thought he was corny and passé. Then he became the poster child for AIDS. Over the last decade or so, I've come to appreciate him as a screen presence. He was a truly gifted light comedian* and, in the right role, a very sincere and compelling performer. And oh, that voice!
Today I'm happy to see the focus on Rock Hudson's career, because I've read his work was important to him.