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Fred Roos

Fred Roos Film producer

Film producer
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Intro Film producer
Countries United States of America
Occupations Film producer Screenwriter
Gender male
Birth 22 May 1934 (Santa Monica)
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Frederick Ried "Fred" Roos (born May 22, 1934) is an American film producer.


Fred Roos was born on May 22, 1934 in Santa Monica, California, the son of Florence Mary (née Stout) and Victor Otto Roos.

He started his career in television as a casting director for The Andy Griffith Show. Later, he went on to produce most of Francis Ford Coppola's films subsequent to The Godfather, including Apocalypse Now and Youth Without Youth. Roos won the Oscar for Best Film for producing The Godfather Part II.

In 2007, he was a member of the jury at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival.


As Producer (including Co-Producer and Executive Producer)

  • The Conversation (1974)
  • The Godfather Part II (1974)
  • Apocalypse Now (1979)
  • The Outsiders (1983)
  • Rumble Fish (1983)
  • The Cotton Club (1985)
  • Barfly (1987)
  • The Godfather Part III (1990)
  • The Virgin Suicides (1999)
  • Lost in Translation (2003)
  • Marie Antoinette (2006)
  • The Story of Luke (2012)
  • St. Vincent (2014)
  • Rounding Third (2016)

As casting director

  • Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  • Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
  • The Godfather (1972)
  • The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
  • American Graffiti (1973)

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