Stuart Rosenberg

Stuart Rosenberg

Highest Rated: 100% Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Lowest Rated: 27% The Amityville Horror (1979)

Birthday: Aug 11, 1927

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

A highly skilled and hard-working director, Stuart Rosenberg earned the respect of his peers and the eternal appreciation of fans for his contributions to film and television. Receiving his start as a television editor in New York in the 1950s, he broke into directing on such NYC-based crime shows as "Decoy" (syndicated, 1957-59) and "Naked City" (ABC, 1958-1963). After a decade largely comprised of small screen efforts, Rosenfeld struck cinematic gold with his sweltering prison camp saga "Cool Hand Luke" (1967), starring Paul Newman in one of his most memorable roles as an irascible convict serving time at a harsh Florida state prison farm. He quickly went on to direct feature material as diverse as the Jack Lemmon-Catherine Deneuve romance "The April Fools" (1969) and the visceral Walter Matthau crime thriller "The Laughing Policeman" (1973). The director worked with Newman again several times on films like the private eye tale "The Drowning Pool" (1975), but had his biggest commercial hit with the horror film "The Amityville Horror" (1979), based on the best-selling book. Still working with the best and the brightest late in his career, he gave direction to superstar Robert Redford on "Brubaker" (1980) and guided up-and-comers Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts through their bravura performances in "The Pope of Greenwich Village" (1984). While never a household name with audiences, Rosenberg's professionalism kept him continually employed as the director of several lauded films that stood the test of time.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Optimists Original Music - 2000
33% 81% My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Director $3.6M 1991
No Score Yet 25% Let's Get Harry Director $141K 1986
90% 73% The Pope of Greenwich Village Director - 1984
75% 73% Brubaker Director - 1980
No Score Yet 40% Love and Bullets Director - 1979
27% 52% The Amityville Horror Director - 1979
83% 52% Voyage of the Damned Director - 1976
50% 49% The Drowning Pool Director - 1975
57% 47% The Laughing Policeman Director,
Producer
- 1973
57% 30% Pocket Money Director - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Move Director - 1970
No Score Yet 38% WUSA Director - 1970
No Score Yet 63% The April Fools Director - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Asylum for a Spy Director - 1967
100% 95% Cool Hand Luke Director - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Is the Name of the Game Director - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Question 7 Director - 1961

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Director 1965
82% 94% The Twilight Zone Director 1963 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Director 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Director 1960-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bus Stop Director 1961-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Barbara Stanwyck Show Director 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Director 1959-1960

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