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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (colon cancer)
Birth NameMichael Rose
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mickey Rose was born on May 20, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Michael Rose. He was a writer, known for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962), Bananas (1971) and Take the Money and Run (1969). He was married to Judith Wolf. He died on April 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Judith Wolf (27 January 1963 - 1 April 2003) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Friend from childhood and ex-writing partner of Woody Allen, He and Allen co-wrote: Bananas (1971), Take the Money and Run (1969) and What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966). Allen was the best man at Rose's wedding to Judy Wolf.
Son Quincy Rose was named for Brooklyn's Quincy Street, where Mickey lived as a child.
Co-wrote a lot of Woody Allen's early comedy routines, and is credited for writing the famous "Moose" sketch.
Broke into television and film writing comedy routines for comedians. Frequently wrote material for Sid Caesar, Dick Van Dyke, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Johnny Carson, Woody Allen and Rodney Dangerfield.
Daughter Jennifer Rose is a comedienne.
Was known as a "comedy writer's comedy writer who had the ability in a writers' meeting to get everyone thinking funny," said The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) colleague Michael Barrie.
He and Woody Allen met in high school art class. They sometimes played hooky to see the Brooklyn Dodgers play at Ebbets Field.
Father of Quincy Rose.
Son Quincy's film was an Official Selection of the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival 2011.

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