Fred Roos

Frederick Ried Roos (born May 22, 1934) is an American film producer.

Fred Roos
Fred Roos at the 2014 CFC Annual BBQ
Fred Roos at the 2014 CFC Annual BBQ
Frederick Ried Roos

(1934-05-22) May 22, 1934 (age 86)


Fred Roos was born on May 22, 1934, in Santa Monica, California, the son of Florence Mary (née Stout) and Victor Otto Roos.[1] He attended Hollywood High School and subsequently attended University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in theatre arts and motion pictures.[2][3]

He started his career in television as a casting director for The Andy Griffith Show. Later, he produced most of Francis Ford Coppola's films subsequent to The Godfather, including Apocalypse Now and Youth Without Youth. Roos won the Oscar for Best Film for producing The Godfather Part II.

In 2007, he was a member of the jury at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival.[4]


As producer (including co-producer and executive producer):

As casting director


  1. ^ Film Reference
  2. ^ Babitz, Eve (2019). "All This and The Godfather Too". I Used To Be Charming. New York: New York Review of Books. pp. 39–40. ISBN 9781681373799.
  3. ^ Welsh, James M.; Phillips, Gene D.; Hill, Rodney F. (2010-08-27). The Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopedia. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7651-4.
  4. ^ "29th Moscow International Film Festival (2007)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-21. Retrieved 2013-04-22.

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