Phil Rosen

Phil Rosen

Phil Rosen (1920)
Born (1888-05-08)May 8, 1888
Olinka, Congress Poland
Died October 22, 1951(1951-10-22) (aged 63)
Hollywood, California
Occupation Film director
Years active 1915–1949
Title ASC Founding Member
President 1918 to 1921

Phil Rosen (May 8, 1888 October 22, 1951) was an American film director and cinematographer. He directed 142 films between 1915 and 1949.

He was born in Olinka, in Congress Poland, grew up in Machias, Maine, and died in Hollywood, California of a heart attack.[1] He was one of the founders of the American Society of Cinematographers.[2] Rosen was married to model and actress Joyzelle Joyner.

Selected filmography


  1. "Phil Rosen". Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  2. "American Cinematographer: The Founding Fathers". Retrieved September 11, 2016.
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