Gay matinee idol who appeared in Magnificent Obsession and died of AIDS in 1985. He gained additional fame for his role in the mystery show, McMillan & Wife.
His father abandoned his family when Rock was very young. While attempting to break into the film industry, he was briefly employed as a truck driver.
He was in a few romantic comedies with Doris Day.
He married his agent's secretary, Phyllis Gates, in 1955 and they remained together until 1958. His father, Roy Harold Schere, Sr., was a man of Swiss and German ancestry. After he left, Rock's mother, Katherine Wood, married Wally Fitzgerald.
He starred with Jane Wyman in Magnificent Obsession.