Alex Ben Block

RIP Jeff Rose: Straight Out of Shakespeare Via Brooklyn

The former Screen Gems and Paramount TV publicity exec passed away at age 88, leaving behind lots of friends, colorful stories, and many he quietly helped. An oral history sheds light on his life, accomplishments and good deeds. Read the Hollywood Reporter's obit here. The Brooklyn boy loved the LA Dodgers and was always swinging for the fences. "Shakespeare would have liked Jeff Rose." A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” wrote William Shakespeare's in “Romeo and Juliet.” He might have been talking about Jeff Rose, a longtime Hollywood TV publicity executive was also known for his charitable efforts. But that alone doesn’t capture Jeff. “Shakespeare would have liked the Rose whos

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