Hollywood: Rock Hudson Really Did Have to Get His Teeth Fixed – Here Are the Results
Netflix’s Hollywood mixes real movie history with its fictionalized alt-history, including the story of screen icon Rock Hudson. In the show, Rock is told to get his teeth worked on to appear more appealing on screen, and in real life, he had to go through the same procedure, getting caps put on his teeth to cover up any imperfections.
Pictures of Hudson smiling open-mouthed before his dental work are difficult to find, but there’s plentiful evidence of his “after” smile in the hundreds of publicity photos, public events, and movie stills from his career. Ahead, check out some of the best pictures of Rock Hudson’s famous smile that helped make him one of Hollywood’s biggest legends.