Reginald Rose





Reginald Rose

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born
in New York, New York, The United States
December 10, 1920

died
April 19, 2002

gender
male


About this author

Reginald Rose (December 10, 1920 – April 19, 2002) was an American film and television writer most widely known for his work in the early years of television drama. Rose's work is marked by its treatment of controversial social and political issues. His realistic approach helped create the slice of life school of television drama, which was particularly influential in the anthology programs of the 1950s.
Born in Manhattan, Rose attended Townsend High School and briefly attended City College (now part of the City University of New York) before serving in the U.S. Army in 1942-46, where he became a first lieutenant.
Rose was married twice, to Barbara Langbart in 1943, with whom he had four children, and to Ellen McLaughlin in 1963, with whom he
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More books by Reginald Rose…
“It takes a great deal of courage to stand alone even if you believe in something very strongly.”
Reginald Rose, Twelve Angry Men

“It's very hard to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this. And no matter where you run into it, prejudice obscures the truth.”
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“Facts may be colored by the personalities of the people who present them.”
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