Roy Rowland

Film Director | * 12/31/1910 († 84, 06/29/1995)
Roy Rowland (December 31, 1910 – June 29, 1995) was an American film director. The New York-born director helmed a number of films in the 1950s and 1960s including Our Vines Have Tender Grapes, Meet Me in Las Vegas, Rogue Cop, The 5000 Fingers of Doctor T and The Girl Hunters. Rowland married Ruth Cummings, the niece of Louis B. Mayer and sister of Jack Cummings (MGM producer/director). They had one son, Steve Rowland, born in 1932, who later became a music producer in the UK, and has recently published his memoir Hollywood Heat. Rowland, before becoming involved in film, studied law at U.S.C. He later got work as a script clerk for MGM. This eventually led him to becoming a film director. Rowland started to direct one-reel and two reel films before moving on to feature films in 1943. In the mid-1960s Rowland directed three spaghetti westerns before retiring from film directing. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Western

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Movies with Roy Rowland as Crew(57)

Production/Producer1969 Land Raiders
Production/Producer1966 The Sea Pirate
Directing/Director1966 The Big Hit of Surcouf
Directing/Director1965 Man called Gringo
Directing/Director1964 Gunfighters of Casa Grande
Directing/Director1963 The Girl Hunters
Directing/Director1958 Seven Hills of Rome
Directing/Director1957 Slander
Directing/Director1957 Gun Glory
Directing/Director1956 These Wilder Years
Directing/Director1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Directing/Director1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Directing/Director1955 Hit the Deck
Directing/Director1954 Rogue Cop
Writing/Writer1954 Rogue Cop
Directing/Director1954 Witness to Murder
Directing/Director1953 The Moonlighter
Directing/Director1953 Affair With A Stranger
Directing/Director1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
Directing/Director1952 Bugles in the Afternoon
Directing/Director1951 Excuse My Dust
Directing/Director1950 The Outriders
Directing/Director1950 Two Weeks with Love
Directing/Director1949 Scene of the Crime
Directing/Director1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
Directing/Director1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Directing/Director1947 Killer McCoy
Directing/Director1946 Boys Ranch
Directing/Director1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Directing/Director1943 Lost Angel
Directing/Director1943 A Stranger in Town
Directing/Director1941 Sucker List
Directing/Director1940 Jack Pot
Directing/Director1940 You, the People
Directing/Director1939 Think First
Directing/Director1939 Dark Magic
Directing/Director1939 How to Sub-Let
Directing/Director1939 How to Eat
Directing/Director1939 An Hour for Lunch
Directing/Director1939 Home Early
Directing/Director1938 An Evening Alone
Directing/Director1938 How to Read
Directing/Director1938 How to Figure Income Tax
Directing/Director1938 Mental Poise
Directing/Director1938 Music Made Simple
Directing/Director1938 How to Raise a Baby
Directing/Director1938 The Courtship of the Newt
Directing/Director1938 Opening Day
Directing/Director1938 How to Watch Football
Directing/Director1937 How to Start the Day
Directing/Director1937 A Night at the Movies
Directing/Director1937 Cinema Circus
Directing/Director1937 Hollywood Party
Directing/Director1937 Song of Revolt
Directing/Director1936 Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs
Directing/Assistant Director1935 Age of Indiscretion
Directing/Director1934 Hollywood Party

Full Name: Roy Rowland
Born: Saturday, 12/31 1910 (December) in New York City
Died: Thursday, 06/29 1995 (June) in Laguna Hills (aged: 84)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Other names for Roy Rowland (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Roy Rowland (film director)"
Roy Rowland frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (10x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (9x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (6x, Crew)
Hermes Pan (4x, Crew)
Jack Chertok (4x, Crew)
Irene (4x, Crew)
Barbara Bedford (4x, Actress)
Bess Flowers (3x, Actress)
Douglas Foster (3x, Crew)
Angna Enters (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:269428, Added: 08/09/2018, Last updated: 05/25/2019