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Philip Rose (I) (1921–2011)

Philip Rose was born on July 4, 1921 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Philip Rosenberg. He was an actor and producer, known for A Raisin in the Sun (1961), Purlie (1981) and The Bowl of Ramayana (1956). He was married to Doris Belack. He died on May 31, 2011 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1959 The Three Princes (TV Movie)
The Moon Prince Guard
 1957 White Hunter (TV Series)
- The Squire of the Serengeti (1957) ... McKimba
 1957 Across the Bridge
Secretary (uncredited)
 1956 The Bowl of Ramayana (TV Short)
The Chief of the Guard
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 1993 The Cemetery Club (executive producer)
 1991 By the Sword (executive producer)
 1981 Purlie (TV Movie) (producer)
 1961 A Raisin in the Sun (producer)
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 1970 The Owl and the Pussycat (stage presenter: New York)
 1963 Gone Are the Days! (producer: original stage production)
 1961 A Raisin in the Sun (stage producer)
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 1981 Purlie (TV Movie) (play "Purlie Victorious")
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 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Producer 'A Raisin in the Sun'
- Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (2000) ... Himself - Producer 'A Raisin in the Sun'

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Other Works:

"Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?," written by Don Petersen; directed by Michael Schultz; produced by Philip Rose and Huntington Hartford, and in association with Jay Weston; with Michael Brandon (portraying Prince); Bob Christian (portraying Deek); Laura Figueroa (portraying Marietta); Hal Holbrook (portraying Mr. Winters); Lauren... See more »

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He was a five time Tony Award Nominee: (1960) Producer, with David Cogan (as David J. Cogan), of Lorraine Hansberry's Best Play nominee, "A Raisin in the Sun;" (1970) Best Director of a Musical, for "Purlie;" (1970) Producer and book co-author with Ossie Davis and Peter Udell for Best Musical nominee "Purlie;" (1975) Producer, with Gloria Hope Sher (as Gloria Sher) and Louis K. Sher of Best ... See more »

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