George Rose Biography (1920-)

Full name, George Walter Rose; born February 19, 1920, in Bicester, England;son of Walter John Alfred (a butcher) and Eva Sarah (Rolfe) Rose. Addresses: AGENT--International Creative Management, 40 W. 57th Street, New York,NY 10019.

Birth Details
February 19, 1920
Bicester, England

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • LONDON DEBUT--Peer Gynt, Old Vic Company, New Theatre, 1944.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Peto, Henry IV, Part I, Century Theatre, 1946.
  • With the Old Vic Company, at the New Theatre, London: Peto, Henry IV, Part I, Thomas, Duke of Clarence, Lord Bardolph, and Mouldy, Henry IV, Part II,Sir Christopher Hatton, The Critic, and appeared in the chorus of Oedipus Rex, all 1945.
  • the Duke of Burgundy and a captain, King Lear, and Montfleury, Cyrano deBergerac, both 1946.
  • Kastril, The Alchemist, the Duke of Surrey and Keeper, Richard II, Lucentio, The Taming of the Shrew, and an English Soldier, Saint Joan, all 1947.
  • Zemlyanika, The Government Inspector, and a Roman herald, Coriolanus, both 1948.
  • Dickie Miles, People Like Us, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1948.
  • Tiresias, Oedipus Rex, and George, Peace Comes to Peckham, both with theHigh Wycombe Repertory Company at the High Wycombe Repertory Theatre, U.K., 1948.
  • appeared in the revue, 1066 and All That, with the Royal Artillery Repertory Company, at the Royal Artillery Theatre, Woolwich, U.K., 1948.
  • With the Royal Shakespeare Company, at the Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon: Lennox, Macbeth, Snug, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Dogberry, Much Ado About Nothing, Belarius, Cymbeline, Brabantio, Othello, first gentleman, HenryVIII, Pompey, Measure for Measure, and Oswald, King Lear, all 1949-50.
  • Harry, Nothing Up My Sleeve, Watergate Theatre, London, 1950.
  • William Humpage, A Penny for a Song, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1951.
  • Autolycus, The Winter's Tale, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1951.
  • Dogberry, Much Ado About Nothing, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1952.
  • Sailor Johnston, The Square Ring, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 1952.
  • Boanerges, The Apple Cart, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1953.
  • Nils Krogstad, A Doll's House, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 1953.
  • Jules, My Three Angels, Royal Theatre, Brighton, then Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 1955.
  • Maitland, The Chalk Garden, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1956.
  • Living for Pleasure, Garrick Theatre, London, 1958.
  • Magistrate, The Trial of Cob and Leach, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1959.
  • Dogberry, Much Ado About Nothing, Cambridge Drama Festival, Cambridge, MA, then Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1959.
  • Burgomaster, The Visit, Royalty Theatre, London, 1960.
  • Creon, Antigone, Magistrate, The Trial of Cob and Leach, both under the title, "Trials by Logue," Royal Court Theatre, London, 1960.
  • Common Man, A Man for All Seasons and On the Avenue, both Globe Theatre,London, 1961.
  • Common Man, A Man for All Seasons, American National Theatre Academy (ANTA) Theatre, New York City, 1961.
  • First Grave Digger, Hamlet, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1964.
  • Glas, Slow Dance on the Killing Ground, Plymouth Theatre, New York City,1964.
  • Martin Ruiz, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, ANTA Theatre, New York City, 1965.
  • Henry Horatio Hobson, Walking Happy, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1966.
  • Truscott, Loot, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1968.
  • Alfred P. Doolittle, My Fair Lady, City Center, New York City, 1968.
  • Mr. Peachum, The Threepenny Opera, Mankato University, 1968.
  • Reverend Leslie Rankin, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1968.
  • Steward, Carpenter, and January, Canterbury Tales, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Louis Greff, Coco, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Mr. Booker, Wise Child, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1972.
  • Andrew Wyke, Sleuth, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1973.
  • Henry, My Fat Friend, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1974.
  • Alfred P. Doolittle, My Fair Lady, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1976.
  • Mr. Maraczek, She Loves Me, Town Hall Theatre, New York City, 1977.
  • General Burgoyne, The Devil's Disciple, Almady, The Play's the Thing, andtitle role, Julius Caesar, all with the Brooklyn Academy of Music Theatre Company, NY, 1978.
  • Hawkins, The Kingfisher, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1978.
  • Mr. Darling and Captain Hook, Peter Pan, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New YorkCity, 1979.
  • Major General Stanley, The Pirates of Penzance, New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF), Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1980, then Uris Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • appeared in Hey, Look Me Over!, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1981.
  • Boris Kolenkhov, You Can't Take It with You, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1983.
  • Dr. Josef Winkler, Dance a Little Closer, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1983.
  • Stephen Frauldgate, Beethoven's Tenth, Nederlander Theatre, New York City, 1984.
  • Die Fledermaus, San Francisco Opera Company, 1984.
  • Reverend Ernest Lynton, Aren't We All?, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New YorkCity, 1985.
  • Baron Von Epp, A Patriot for Me, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1985.
  • appeared in Side by Side by Sondheim, Papermill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, 1985.
  • Mayor Thomas Sapsea/Chairman, Mr. William Cartwright, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, NYSF, Delacorte Theatre, then Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1985-87.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • U.S. cities: Common man, A Man for All Seasons, 1961.
  • Louis Greff, Coco, 1971.
  • Andrew Wyke, Sleuth, 1972.
  • Lutz, The Student Prince, 1973.
  • Henry, My Fat Friend, 1975.
  • FILM DEBUT--Coachman, The Pickwick Papers, Kingsley, 1952.
  • The Square Ring, Rank, 1953.
  • The Wicked Wife, Allied Artists, 1955.
  • The Sea Shall Not Have Them, United Artists, 1955.
  • The Shiralee, Rank, 1955.
  • Barnacle Bill, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1956.
  • Panic in the Parlor, DCA, 1956.
  • The Third Key, Rank, 1957.
  • A Tale of Two Cities, Rank, 1958.
  • The Good Companions, Stratford, 1958.
  • A Night to Remember, Lopert, 1958.
  • The Devil's Disciple, United Artists, 1959.
  • The Heart of a Man, Rank, 1959.
  • Jack the Ripper, Paramount, 1960.
  • No Love for Johnnie, Embassy, 1961.
  • Hawaii, United Artists, 1966.
  • A New Leaf, Paramount, 1971.
  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Cinema V, 1973.
  • Mr. Hacker, Beacon Hill, CBS, 1975.
  • MINI-SERIES Holocaust.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • appeared on Stage 2, CBS, 1964.
  • Noah, Before the Flood, BBC, 1951.
  • the sergeant, The Face of Love, ATV, 1954.
  • the tax inspector, Both Ends Meet, ATV, 1955.
  • Trock, Winterset, ATV, 1957.
  • the prisoner, "The Dock Brief" and the husband, "What Shall We Tell Caroline?," both on Play of the Week, WNTA, 1959.
  • the magistrate, "Oliver Twist," DuPont Show of the Month, NBC, 1959.
  • George, "The Fifth Column," Buick Electra Playhouse, CBS, 1960.
  • Owen, "The Citadel," DuPont Show of the Month, NBC, 1960.
  • Ben Gunn, "Treasure Island," DuPont Show of the Month, NBC, 1960.
  • Drinkwater, "Captain Brassbound's Conversion," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1960.
  • Ericson, The Family First, ATV, 1960.
  • Salinas, Top Secret, ARTV, 1961.
  • Raguneau, "Cyrano de Bergerac," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1962.
  • Doolittle, "Pygmalion," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1963.
  • appeared in "Eagle in a Cage," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1965.

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