Born and raised in Philadelphia, James Rosin graduated from Temple University’s School of Communications and the Theater. In New York, he studied with Bobby Lewis (co-founder of the Actor’s Studio) and appeared in plays off-off Broadway, in New England summer stock and on the ABC daytime drama "Edge of Night."
In Los Angeles, Rosin played featured and co-starring roles in numerous episodic television series. He also wrote stories and teleplays for Quincy M.E. (NBC), Capitol (CBS) and Loving Friends and Perfect Couples (Showtime). His full-length play, Michael in Beverly Hills, a comedy-drama, premiered at the American Theater Arts in Los Angeles and was later presented off-off Broadway at the American Musical Dramatic Academy’s Studio One Theater.
In recent years, Rosin has written and produced two one-hour sports documentaries which have aired on PBS and Comcast SportsNet: Philly Hoops: The SPHAS and Warriors, and The Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) both released by Alpha Video.
He has also authored published books on pop, rock and R&B music and sports; as well as classic television series such as: Wagon Train, Naked City, Route 66, Adventures in Paradise, Peyton Place, The Invaders, The Streets of San Francisco and Quincy M.E. He has been a contributing writer to Films of the Golden Age magazine. Rosin is a member of the Writers Guild of America East, as well as the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity.
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