Directed 5 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Peter Falk, Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Lee Grant, and Geraldine Page. Kennedy won for his performance in Cool Hand Luke (1967).
Directed 5 actors to Oscar nominations: Peter Falk (Best Supporting Actor, Murder, Inc. (1960)), Paul Newman (Best Actor, Cool Hand Luke (1967)), George Kennedy (Best Supporting Actor, Cool Hand Luke (1967)), Lee Grant (Best Supporting Actress, Voyage of the Damned (1976)) and Geraldine Page (Best Supporting Actress, The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)). Kennedy won an Oscar for his performance.
Father of Benjamin Rosenberg.
Father of assistant editor Benjamin Rosenberg, who worked with him on many of his movies.
His students included filmmakers: Darren Aronofsky, Todd Field, Mark Waters, Scott Silver, Doug Ellin and Rob Schmidt.
Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Directors Branch).
Survived by his wife, Margot, and his son, Benjamin Rosenberg.
Was a teacher at AFI in 1993.