Rock Hudson’s Ex-Lover Dead

Marc Christian MacGinnis won a multimillion-dollar settlement in 1991 from Hudson’s estate saying the actor had knowingly exposed him to AIDS

Last Updated: December 5, 2009 @ 7:25 AM

Marc Christian MacGinnis, who won a multimillion-dollar settlement in 1991 from the estate of his ex-lover, actor Rock Hudson, after convincing a jury Hudson had knowingly exposed him to AIDS, has died. He was 56.

Known as Marc Christian, he died of pulmonary problems June 2 at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. The details were confirmed Friday by his sister, Susan Dahl, who said she did not publicly announce his death earlier because of her brother’s wish for privacy.