William Rose

Screenwriter
American-born writer who, from the late 1940s, wrote several quintessentially English comedies including "Genevieve" (1953), "The Maggie" 1954 and "The Ladykillers" (1955). Rose returned to America in the late 1950s ... Read more »
Born: 12/12/1914 in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Writer (16)

The Ladykillers 2004 (Movie)

(based on a screenplay by) (Source Material)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

From Story

The Secret of Santa Vittoria 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Flim-Flam Man 1967 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963 (Movie)

(From Story)

Smallest Show on Earth 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Smallest Show on Earth 1956 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Ladykillers 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Ladykillers 1955 (Movie)

("The Ladykillers") (From Story)

Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

(From Story)

Genevieve 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Genevieve 1953 (Movie)

(From Story)
Actor (1)

Downdraft (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

They All Laughed 1981 (Movie)

("More Than You Know") (Song)

Biography

American-born writer who, from the late 1940s, wrote several quintessentially English comedies including "Genevieve" (1953), "The Maggie" 1954 and "The Ladykillers" (1955). Rose returned to America in the late 1950s and wrote several entertaining Hollywood romps, making a successful foray into drama with "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967).

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