Phyllis Gates

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Phyllis L Gates was born 7 Dec 1925 in Montevideo, Minnesota.  One-time secretary to [[Rock Hudson]]'s agent [[Henry Willson]], she married Rock on [[Nov 9]], 1955 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Santa Barbara, her friend Pat Devlin was her maid-of-honor. The marriage lasted a little less then three years, they divorced on [[Aug 13]], 1958 in the Santa Monica Superior Court.  It was Rock Hudson's only marriage.  Both prior and after this he had gay lovers.
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Phyllis L Gates was born 7 Dec 1925 in Montevideo, Chippewa County, Minnesota.  One-time secretary to [[Rock Hudson]]'s agent [[Henry Willson]], she married Rock on [[Nov 9]], 1955 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Santa Barbara, her friend Pat Devlin was her maid-of-honor. The marriage lasted a little less then three years, they divorced on [[Aug 13]], 1958 in the Santa Monica Superior Court.  It was Rock Hudson's only marriage.  Both prior and after this he had gay lovers.
  
 
She died [[Jan 4]], 2006 at the age of 80.  Her obituary appears in the ''Los Angeles Times''.  Her funeral service was held January 10 in Montevideo, [[Minnesota]].
 
She died [[Jan 4]], 2006 at the age of 80.  Her obituary appears in the ''Los Angeles Times''.  Her funeral service was held January 10 in Montevideo, [[Minnesota]].
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*''My Husband, Rock Hudson'', memoir by Phyllis Gates. 1987.
 
*''My Husband, Rock Hudson'', memoir by Phyllis Gates. 1987.
 
*''The Man who Invented Rock Hudson...'', Robert Hoffler. 2005. 325 pages. ISBN 0-7867-1607-X
 
*''The Man who Invented Rock Hudson...'', Robert Hoffler. 2005. 325 pages. ISBN 0-7867-1607-X
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