William Rose

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Birthday
12, 1914
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Feb 10, 1987 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1914
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Feb 10, 1987 (72)

About

Multi-award winning screenwriter who won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for 1967's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? as well as the BAFTA for Best British Screenplay for The Ladykillers (1955).

Before Fame

During WWII, he volunteered to go to combat overseas to fight alongside the Black Watch.

Trivia

In 1966, he also won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written American Comedy for The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming.

Family Life

He married Tania Price in 1944.

Associated With

Actress Beah Richards starred in his Oscar-winning film, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.