Rock Hudson went public with his AIDS diagnosis in 1985. He died just three months later.
The veteran actor (Trading Place) was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. He died from AIDS-related tuberculosis in 1992.
Best known for his turn in The Green Mile, Michael Jeter died at age 50. He was diagnosed with HIV, thought it is not thought that the disease was a factor in his death.
Eazy-E was diagnosed with AIDS when he went to the hospital to treat what he believed to be asthma. The rapper died from complications from AIDS mere weeks later.
Throughout his life in the spotlight, Liberace publicly denied being gay. The beloved musician passed away due to complications with AIDS in 1987.
Gold medal-winning vier Greg Louganis was diagnosed with HIV in 1988. Active in the LGBT community, he is still alive.