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Russell Rouse

Highest Rated: 93% Pillow Talk (1959)

Lowest Rated: 14% The Oscar (1966)

Birthday: Nov 20, 1913

Birthplace: Not Available

Screenwriter and director Russell Rouse is noted for his offbeat creativity and originality. As a screenwriter, he typically collaborated with producer Clarence Greene. Born in New York City, he is the son of early film pioneer Edwin Russell. He got his start in films working in the prop department of Paramount and from there began writing scripts. Among his better-known films from the '50s are the Oscar-nominated The Well (1951), a provocative look at small town racial tensions, and the lively romantic comedy Pillow Talk (1959) which earned Rouse and Greene an Oscar for Best Original Story.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Thunder In The Sun Screenwriter Director 2012
No Score Yet The Caper of the Golden Bulls Director 1967
14% The Oscar Director Screenwriter 1966
No Score Yet A House Is Not a Home Screenwriter Director 1964
93% Pillow Talk Screenwriter 1959
No Score Yet House of Numbers Screenwriter Director 1957
No Score Yet The Fastest Gun Alive Director Screenwriter 1956
No Score Yet New York Confidential Director Screenwriter 1955
No Score Yet Wicked Woman Screenwriter Producer Director 1953
No Score Yet The Thief Director Screenwriter 1952
No Score Yet The Well Director Screenwriter 1951
88% D.O.A. Screenwriter 1950
No Score Yet The Town Went Wild Producer Screenwriter 1944
No Score Yet Nothing but Trouble Screenwriter 1944


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