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George Rose (I) (1920–1988)

George Rose was born on February 19, 1920 in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England. He was an actor, known for A New Leaf (1971), The Pirates of Penzance (1983) and A Night to Remember (1958). He died on May 5, 1988 in Rio Plata, Dominican Republic. See full bio »

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Known For

A New Leaf
A New Leaf Harold
The Pirates of Penzance
The Pirates of Penzance Maj. Gen. Stanley
A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember Chief Baker Charles Joughin
Hawaii Capt. Janders


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 1988 Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw
Sir McNasty / Marvin McNasty (voice)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Saint in Manhattan (1987) ... Woods
 1971-1984 Great Performances (TV Series)
Boris Kolenkhov / Quinn
- Hogan's Goat (1971) ... Quinn
 1978 Holocaust (TV Mini-Series)
Franz Lowy / Lowy
- Part 4 (1978) ... Franz Lowy
- Part 3 (1978) ... Franz Lowy
- Part 2 (1978) ... Lowy
- Part I: The Gathering Darkness (1978) ... Lowy
 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
 1975 Beacon Hill (TV Series)
Arthur Hacker
- Pilot (1975) ... Arthur Hacker
 1969 The Littlest Angel (TV Movie)
Celestial Psychopomp
 1969 The Tree
Stuey Morgan
 1968 The Pink Jungle
Captain Stopes
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
 1967 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
Chaplain de Stogumber
 1966-1967 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (segment "Swan Song") / Joe (segment: "Eh, Joe?")
- The Proposal/Swan Song (1967) ... (segment "Swan Song")
 1966 Hawaii
Capt. Janders
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
James Thurlow Gedney
- Leave It to Me (1965) ... James Thurlow Gedney
 1965 Eagle in a Cage (TV Movie)
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Sen. Thomas Corwin
- Thomas Corwin (1965) ... Sen. Thomas Corwin
 1963 Back to Back (TV Movie)
 1963 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Alfred Doolittle
 1962 Cyrano De Bergerac (TV Movie)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
George Lanyard McGraff
- Go Fight City Hall (1962) ... George Lanyard McGraff
 1962 The Andromeda Breakthrough (TV Series)
- Cold Front (1962) ... Local (uncredited)
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series)
- Destination Buenos Aires (1961) ... Salinus
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Edward Collins
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- The Family First (1960)
- Both Ends Meet (1956) ... Mr. Wilson
 1960 Captain Brassbound's Conversion (TV Movie)
 1960 The Citadel (TV Movie)
 1960 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Fifth Column (1960)
 1959 Desert Mice
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Fowle / Arthur Louden
 1959 Jet Storm
James Brock
 1959 Jack the Ripper
 1959 The Heart of a Man
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
 1958 The Desperate Men
Second-hand Clothes Dealer
 1958 Law and Disorder
Warden in Charge of Cell Under the Court (uncredited)
 1958 A Tale of Two Cities
Roger Cly (uncredited)
 1957 All at Sea
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Sanderson
- The Pier (1957) ... Fred Sanderson
 1957 No Time for Tears
 1957 The Good Companions
Theatre manager
 1957 Brothers in Law
Mark Frost
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Waiter at Banfield's
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Squadron Leader Edwards (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
- The Wager (1956) ... Beggar
 1956 The Third Key
 1956 Port of Escape
Publican (uncredited)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Teddy Gang (1956) ... Eddy
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
- The Message (1956) ... Cober
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
James Grigson
- A Present from Bessie (1955) ... James Grigson
 1955 John and Julie
Wilbury Policeman
 1955 Track the Man Down
Rick Lambert
 1954 The Face of Love (TV Movie)
Philo, a Troan Sergeant
 1954 Stage by Stage (TV Series)
- The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret (1954) ... Lissardo
 1954 Devil on Horseback
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Dr. Ira Bloomfield (1973-1974)
 1953 The Square Ring
Whitey Johnson
 1953 The Beggar's Opera
1st Turnkey
 1953 Wicked Wife
Plainclothes Detective
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
- Before the Flood (1953) ... Noah
 1952 The Pickwick Papers (uncredited)
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(November 1947, January 1948, & March 1948) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Trevor Howard (1947), John Clements (1948), Mark Dignam, Patricia Burke, Bernard Miles, Rosalind Atkinson, Peter Copley, Harry Andrews, Renee Asherson, Kenneth ... See more »

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Won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1976, for a revival of "My Fair Lady," and in 1986, for "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." He was also nominated for a Tony thre other times: as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical), in 1970 for "Coco;" as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "My Fat Friend," and again as Best Actor (Musical), in 1981 for "The Pirates of Penzance." See more »

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