- University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor of Arts
L'institut D'Etudes Politiques, Diplome
Producer Alex Rose is well known in Hollywood for her stellar filmmaking background, which includes being nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Best Picture, having produced the Academy Award winning film – NORMA RAE. Distinguished also for her many television and film production accomplishments, including five films in collaboration with director, Garry Marshall, her feature film credits comprise: critically-acclaimed FRANKIE AND JOHNNY, starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer; OVERBOARD, starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell; THE OTHER SISTER, starring Diane Keaton, Tom Skerritt, and Juliette Lewis, QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER, starring Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, and Alan Rickman; the John Milius-directed BIG WEDNESDAY, starring Gary Busey, William Katt, and Jan-Michael Vincent; NOTHING IN COMMON, starring Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason; EXIT TO EDEN, starring Dan Ackroyd and Rosie O’Donnell; I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND, helmed by award-winning director, Robert Zemeckis; DRIVE-IN for Columbia Pictures, etc.
She produced three television pilots and series: JUST US KIDS, written by Nancy Meyers and Harvey Miller for CBS, NORMA RAE, starring Cassie Yates and Barry Corbin for NBC, and NOTHING IN COMMON, starring Bill Macy and Todd Waring for NBC.
Currently Chair of Industry Initiatives and Special Projects at the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, Ms. Rose also has taught at U.C.L.A., U.S.C. and the American Film Institute, where she played a major role in the development of the producing program.
She has B.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in both political science and French literature. She also earned a Certificat d’Etudes Politiques in the graduate program of the Institut D'Etudes Politiques, Sorbonne, Paris.