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Richard Rosson (I) (1893–1953)

Richard Rosson, the movie actor and director, was born on April 4, 1893, in New York, New York. His siblings would excel in the new movie industry: his older brother was director Arthur Rosson, his younger sister Helene Rosson became a movie actress, and his younger brother Harold Rosson became a noted director of photography who won the first ... See full bio »

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Scarface Director
The Wizard Director
Corvette K-225 Director


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 1922 Always the Woman
 1921 Her Face Value
Eddie Malone (as Dick Rosson)
 1921/I Beating the Game
Ben Fanchette (as Dick Rosson)
 1921 For Those We Love
Jimmy Arnold
 1919 Chasing Rainbows
 1919 Playthings of Passion
Spiffy (as Dick Rosson)
 1919 The Poor Boob
Jimmy Borden
 1919 Peggy Does Her Darndest
Bob Ensloe
 1919 The Secret Garden
Colin Craven (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 The Ghost Flower
 1918 Alias Mary Brown
Weasel (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 A Good Loser
Jack Monroe (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 Madame Sphinx
Dessin (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 High Stakes
Jimmy (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 Mr. Miller's Economies (Short) (as Dick Rosson)
 1918 The Shoes That Danced
Stumpy Darcy
 1917 A Case at Law
Jimmy Baggs (as Dick Rosson)
 1917 Cassidy
Cassidy (as Dick Rosson)
 1917 The Haunted House
Jimmy (as Dick Rosson)
 1917 Panthea
Pablo Centeno (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Seventeen
Johnny Watson
 1916 That Sharp Note (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen, Cave Man (Short)
The Chauffeur (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Dare-Devils and Danger (Short)
Michelevski - the Government Agent (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Gamblers in Greenbacks (Short)
Slim (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 In the Land of the Tortilla (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Masquerade (Short)
Dick (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 The House on Hokum Hill (Short)
The Valet / The Henchman
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Egg-Spensive Adventure (Short)
Tim - Nonette's Brother (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Operation (Short)
The Sick Friend
 1916 The Comet's Come-Back (Short)
Hee E. Tate (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Adjusting His Claim (Short)
Dick Rosson (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Skelly's Skeleton (Short)
Skelly's Skeleton (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Bugs and Bugles (Short)
The Grocer Boy (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Number Please? (Short)
Fieble - Kremly's Clerk
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Muddle (Short)
Walt - Grace's Husband (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 A Trunk an' Trouble (Short)
 1916 Cupid at Cohen's (Short)
Clerk to Abe (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Plotters and Papers (Short)
The Detective
 1916 Dad's College Widow (Short)
Nathaniel Pettibone Jr. (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Johnny's Jumbles (Short)
The Matrimonial Agent (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 The Battle of Cupidovitch (Short)
Dick Tucker
 1916 Ella Wanted to Elope (Short)
 1916 Won by One (Short)
Louie (as Dick Rosson)
 1916 Mischief and a Mirror (Short)
Tom (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 Nobody's Home (Short)
The Real Estate Agent (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 An Auto-Bungalow Fracas (Short)
Sellem - Speedo Car Agent (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 Deserted at the Auto (Short)
 1915 Aided by the Movies (Short)
Dick (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 A Disciple of Nietzsche (Short) (as Dick Rosson, unconfirmed)
 1915 Cats, Cash and a Cook Book (Short)
Second Story Sam (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 Plot and Counterplot (Short)
Bob Frazer (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 My Best Girl
Billy Lane (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 The Pretty Sister of Jose
Manuel - the Serenader (as Dick Rosson)
 1915 A Small Town Girl (Short)
Dick - the Hotel Clerk
 1914 Her Escape (Short)
Dope Fiend
 1914 The Big Sister's Christmas (Short)
 1914 A Peach at the Beach (Short)
Billy the Dip - a Pickpocket (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 Ham, the Piano Mover (Short)
Bert Chasem - a Flirt (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 The Hoosier Schoolmaster (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 The Magic Cloak (Short)
Mary's Father (uncredited)
 1914 Richelieu
François (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 Sherlock Bonehead (Short)
Bert Smith - Secret Service Agent (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Danx, a Noble Munchkin (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 By the Sun's Rays (Short)
The Bandit (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 The Old Cobbler (Short)
Dick - the Cobbler's Son
 1914/I The Embezzler (Short)
The Penman
 1914 A Murderous Elopement (Short)
 1914 The Rival Dentists (Short)
Jed (as Dick Rosson)
 1914 An Academy Romance (Short)
 1914 The Deuce and Two Pair (Short)
 1914 Just Mother (Short)
 1914/I The Lie (Short)
Fortunate Youth
 1913 The Influence of Sympathy (Short)
The Orphan
 1913 The Passerby (Short)
 1913 Criminals (Short)
Wainwright Follower
 1913 A Heart of the Forest (Short)
Little Eagle
 1913 How Fatty Made Good (Short)
 1912 Sue Simpkins' Ambition (Short)
Office Boy
 1912 O'Hara, Squatter and Philosopher (Short)
Tom O'Grady
 1912 The Model for St. John (Short)
 1912 She Cried (Short)
 1912/I Diamond Cut Diamond (Short)
 1911 The Husking Bee (Short) (as Dick Rosson)
 1911 Selecting His Heiress (Short) (as Dick Rosson)
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Alternate Names:

Dick Rosson


Vera Sisson  (his death)

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Brother of actress Helene Rosson, director Arthur Rosson, and cinematographer Harold Rosson.



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