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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 is known for his work on A Raisin in the Sun (1961), Purlie (1981) and The Owl and the Pussycat (1970). He was married to Doris Belack. He died on May 31, 2011 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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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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 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)
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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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Semi-Detached (1960). Written by Patricia Joudry. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Directed by Charles S. Dubin. Martin Beck Theatre: 10 Mar 1960- 12 Mar 1960 (4 performances). Cast: Robert Alvin (as "Workman"), Ed Begley (as "Frank Friar"), Doris Belack (as "Simone") [Broadway debut], Frank Chase ... See more »

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Shared Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as Best Book (Musical) for "Shenandoah" with James Lee Barrett and Peter Udell. See more »

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