Philip E. Rosen[1] (May 8, 1888 – October 22, 1951) was an American film director and cinematographer. He directed more than 140 films between 1915 and 1949.

Phil Rosen
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Phil Rosen (1920)
Born(1888-05-08)May 8, 1888
DiedOctober 22, 1951(1951-10-22) (aged 63)
OccupationFilm director, cinematographer
Years active1915–1949
TitleASC Founding Member
President 1918 to 1921
A photo by Nelson Evans of Rosen in 1921

He was born in Marienburg, German Empire (now, Malbork, Poland),[2] grew up in Machias, Maine, and died in Hollywood, California of a heart attack.[3] He was one of the founders of the American Society of Cinematographers.[4] Rosen was married to model and actress Joyzelle Joyner.

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  1. ^ Pulliam, June Michele; Fonseca, Anthony J. (June 19, 2014). Encyclopedia of the Zombie: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth. ABC-CLIO. p. 282. ISBN 9781440803895.
  2. ^ Mérigeau, Pascal; Bourgoin, Stéphane (1983). Série B (in French). Édilig. p. 189. ISBN 9782856010341.
  3. ^ "Phil Rosen". Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  4. ^ "American Cinematographer: The Founding Fathers". Retrieved September 11, 2016.

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