Rosenman, Howard 1945- (Zvi Howard Rosenman)

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Rosenman, Howard 1945- (Zvi Howard Rosenman)


Full name, Zvi Howard Rosenman; born February 1, 1945, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, NY; son of Morris Joseph and Sima (maiden name, Rosenfeld) Rosenman. Education: Brooklyn College, B.A., 1965.

Politics: Democrat. Religion: Judaism.


Office—Zvi Howard Rosenman Productions, 635 A Westbourne Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Producer and executive. Assistant to Sir Michael Benthall on Broadway; Benton & Bowles, New York City, producer, 1968-73; American Broadcasting Company (ABC), producer, 1973-74; RSO Films, Los Angeles, president, 1974-78; Warner Bros., Universal, and Paramount, producer, 1978-83; Embassy and Orion, producer, 1984-85; Disney (Touchstone), producer, 1985-87; Sandollar Productions, copresident, 1987-93; Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Los Angeles, president of motion picture division, 1993-95; Zvi Howard Rosenman Productions, Los Angeles, founder, 1995, producer, beginning 1995; Columbia Pictures, producer. Member of Design Industries for Fighting AIDS and Project Angel Food.


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding informational special, 1996, for The Celluloid Closet.


Film Executive Producer:

The Main Event, Warner Bros., 1979.True Identity, Buena Vista, 1991.

Straight Talk, Buena Vista, 1992.

Co-executive producer, My First Mister (also known as Mein erster richtiger Freund), Paramount Vantage, 2001.

Breakfast with Scot, Capri Films/Miracle Pictures, 2007.

Film Producer:

Sparkle, Warner Bros., 1976.

Resurrection, Universal, 1980.

Gross Anatomy (also known as A Cut Above), Buena Vista, 1989.

Lost Angels (also known as Roadhome and The Road Home), Orion, 1989.

Father of the Bride, Buena Vista, 1991.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Shining Through, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

A Stranger among Us (also known as Close to Eden and Strangers), Buena Vista, 1992.

Coproducer, Paragraph 175 (documentary), New Yorker Films, 1999.

(As Zvi Howard Rosenman) The Family Man (also known as Family Man), Universal, 2000.

Noel, Neverland Films, 2004.

The Monster of Longwood, Outlook Films, 2005.

Breakfast with Scot, Capri Films/Miracle Pictures, 2007.

(As Zvi Howard Rosenman) You Kill Me, IFC Films, 2007.

Jonah, Redwood Palms Pictures, c. 2008.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

(As Zvi Howard Rosenman) John from Cincinnati, HBO, beginning 2007.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

The Virginia Hill Story, NBC, 1974.

All Together Now, ABC, 1975.

Television Producer; Movies:

Isn't It Shocking?, ABC, 1973.

Killer Bees, ABC, 1974.

Death Scream (also known as Homicide, Streetkill, and The Woman Who Cried Murder), ABC, 1975.

Television Executive Producer; Specials:

Tidy Endings, HBO, 1988.

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt, HBO, 1989.

The Celluloid Closet (also known as Celluloid Closet and Gefangen in der Traumfabrik), HBO, 1995.

Bond Girls Are Forever, American Movie Classics, 2002, re-edited version known as Bond Girls Are Forever 2006.


Screenplays; Stories:

Sparkle, Warner Bros., 1976.

Gross Anatomy (also known as A Cut Above), Buena Vista, 1989.

Provided ideas for other films.

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