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Russell Rouse (1913–1987)

Russell Rouse was born on November 20, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for D.O.A. (1950), Pillow Talk (1959) and D.O.A. (1988). He was married to Beverly Michaels. He died on October 2, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1988 D.O.A. (story)
 1969 Color Me Dead (writer)
 1966 The Oscar (screenplay)
  Tightrope (TV Series) (31 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1959)
- Bullets and Ballet (1960) ... (creator)
- A Matter of Money (1960) ... (creator)
- Borderline (1960) ... (creator)
- The Hired Guns (1960) ... (creator)
- The Horse Runs High (1960) ... (creator)
 1959 Pillow Talk (story)
 1959 Thunder in the Sun (writer)
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive (screenplay)
 1955 New York Confidential (original screenplay)
 1953 Wicked Woman (written for the screen by)
 1952 The Thief (written for the screen by)
 1951 The Well (written for the screen by)
 1950 D.O.A. (screenplay) / (story and screenplay)
 1950 The Great Plane Robbery (story)
 1944 The Town Went Wild (story and screenplay)
 1944 Nothing But Trouble (original screen play)
 1942 Yokel Boy (based-on-play "Yokel Boy")
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Unsold pilot: Co-produced a pilot for a proposed NBC sitcom called "Steptoe and Son", which was based on the British TV series of the same name. The pilot, which starred Aldo Ray and Lee Tracy, never sold, but the concept, as reworked by Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin, became Sanford and Son (1972). See more »

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Husband of actress Beverly Michaels. See more »

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