Tab's only brother, Walter, died in combat in Vietnam in 1965.
Tab recorded a #1 hit song in 1956, "Young Love."
Tab released his autobiography, "Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star" on October 14, 2005.
Tan joined the Coast Guard at age 15 by lying on his induction. He was subsequently found out and discharged.
Tab has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard.