American filmtelevision director whose no works included the movies Cool H Luke (1967), Voyage of the Damned (1976), The Amityville Horror (1979),The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984).
Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, Rosenberg studied Irish literature at New York University in Manhattan,began working as an apprentice film editor while in graduate school. After advancing to film editor, he then transitioned into directing in 1957 with the syndicated television series Decoy, starring Beverly Garl as an undercover police woman. It was the first police series on American television built around a female protagonist.
Over the next two years, Rosenberg directed 15 episodes of the 1958–1963 ABC police-detective series Naked City, which like Decoy was shot in New York City. Rosenberg was then hired to direct his first film, Murder, Inc. (1960), starring Peter Falk, but a strike by both the Screen Actors Guildthe Writers Guild resulted in his leaving the filmbeing replaced by its producer, Burt Balaban. Rosenberg returned to television, directing 15 episodes of The Untouchables, eight of the anthology Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre, five of Alfred Hitchcock Presents,three of The Twilight Zone, along with episodes of Adventures in Paradise, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Ben Casey, Clint Eastwoods Rawhide,Falks The Trials of OBrien, among other shows. He won a 1963 Emmy Award for directing "The Madman", one of his 19 episodes of the esteemed courtroom drama The Defenders.