William Rose
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1918
Birth Place:
Jefferson City, MO


Distinguished American screenwriter William Rose is best remembered for his tart and terribly British comedies from the '50s that include Genevieve (1953) and The Ladykillers (1955). While voluntarily serving with the Canadian Black Watch during the early WWII years, Rose was stationed in Scotland and Europe. Following the war, he returned to Scotland to work as a screenwriter for Pinewood...