Andrew Rooney

Writer, Producer, Director

Writer, Producer, Director


Andy Rooney grew up in Albany and attended The Albany University and Colgate Academy. In 1941, at the age of 22 he was drafted into the Army and was posted to London. There he began writing for Stars and Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper and later in the war he became one of the first US journalists to report on the Nazi concentration camps. ...
Birth date
1919-01-14
Death date
2011-11-04
Awards
1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For


60 Minutes
60 Minutes
Writer (1968-2018)
Of Black America
Of Black America
Writer (1968)
Calendar
Calendar
Producer (1961)
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed
Writer (1968)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterMr. Rooney Goes to Dinner
(TV Movie documentary) (script)
1976
WriterThe American Parade
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - FDR: The Man Who Changed America (1975)
1975
WriterCBS Reports
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 1974) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1968) - The Colleges (1974) - An Essay on Woman (1968) ... (writer) - Barry Goldwater's Arizona (1967) ... (writer)
WriterHarry and Lena
(TV Movie) (writer)
1970
Writer60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (writer - segment "What Christ Looked Like")
1968
WriterBlack History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed
(TV Movie documentary)
1968
WriterOf Black America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes) - Body and Soul (1968) ... (as Andrew A. Rooney) - Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968) ... (as Andrew A. Rooney)
1968
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMr. Rooney Goes to Dinner
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
1976
ProducerCBS Reports
(TV Series documentary) (producer - 3 episodes) - The Colleges (1974) ... (producer) - An Essay on Woman (1968) ... (producer) - Barry Goldwater's Arizona (1967) ... (producer)
1967-1974
Producer60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode) - 1968/Spiro Agnew/The Smothers Brothers/The Most Dangerous Man in Europe (1969) ... (producer)
1969
ProducerBlack History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
1968
ProducerOf Black America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode) - Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968) ... (producer - as Andrew A. Rooney)
1968
ProducerCalendar
(TV Series) (producer - 1961)
1961
RoleTitleYear
DirectorMr. Rooney Goes to Dinner
(TV Movie documentary)
1976
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewD-Day to Berlin
(Video documentary) (contributor - as Andy Rooney)
2005
RoleTitleYear
ThanksCrackula Goes to Hollywood
(special thanks)
2015
ThanksThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) (in memory of - as Andy Rooney)
2012
ThanksThe Unemployment of Danny London
(TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode) - London Labors (2011) ... (in memory of)
2011
ThanksModern Marvels
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode) - Ball Turret Gunners (2003) ... (special thanks)
2003
RoleTitleYear
Self60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / Self (segment "Andy Rooney") / Self / ... - After the Wave/Alone on the Wall/Andy Rooney (2011) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") (as Andy Rooney) - The Man Behind Wikileaks/Resurrecting the Extinct (2011) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") - Resurrecting Eden/Mitch Landrieu/The Sharkman (2011) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") - Shaleionaires/Stand Down/Market Street (2011) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") - The Spark/Endless Memory (2011) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") Show all 1,025 episodes
1969-2011
SelfThat's the Way It Is: Celebrating Cronkite at 90
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as Andy Rooney)
2007
SelfSilent Wings: The American Glider Pilots of World War II
(Documentary)
2007
SelfLarry King Live
(TV Series) Self - Remembering Ed Bradley (2006) ... Self - Episode dated 3 November 2003 (2003) ... Self (as Andy Rooney)
2003-2006
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Walter Cronkite: Witness to History (2006) ... Self - Rediscovering Will Rogers (1994) ... Self
1994-2006
SelfMr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater
(Documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe 11th Annual Living Landmarks Gala
(TV Special) Self (as Andy Rooney)
2004
SelfESPN SportsCentury
(TV Series documentary) Self - Sam Huff (2004) ... Self - Frank Gifford (2001) ... Self
2001-2004
SelfDa Ali G Show
(TV Series) Self - Realness (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfI, Curmudgeon
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfReporters at War
(TV Series documentary) Self - Dying to Tell a Story (2003) ... Self (as Andy Rooney)
2003
SelfModern Marvels
(TV Series documentary) Self - Reporter, 'Stars and Stripes' - Ball Turret Gunners (2003) ... Self - Reporter, 'Stars and Stripes' (as Andy Rooney)
2003
SelfTelevision in America: An Autobiography
(TV Series documentary) Self (as Andy Rooney)
2002
SelfHistory Undercover: Holocaust - The Untold Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2001
SelfThe 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1999
SelfThe Interviews: An Oral History of Television
(TV Series) Self - Andy Rooney (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfG.I. Joe: The Ernie Pyle Story
(TV Movie documentary)
1998
SelfCBS: The First 50 Years
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Arthur Godfrey: Broadcasting's Forgotten Giant (1996) ... Self
1996
SelfCharlie Rose
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 4 May 1995 (1995) ... Self - Guest (as Andy Rooney)
1995
SelfThe 10th TV Academy Hall of Fame
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1994
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 November 1993 (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfThe 44th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards
(TV Special) Self (as Andy Rooney)
1992
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.9 (1982) ... Self
1982
SelfMr. Rooney Goes to Dinner
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as Andy Rooney)
1976
SelfCBS Reports
(TV Series documentary) Himrself - Reporter - The Colleges (1974) ... Himrself - Reporter
1974
SelfThe Great American Dream Machine
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 3 November 1971 (1971) ... Self
1971
RoleTitleYear
Archive footage60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / Self (segment "Andy Rooney") - Friendly Fire/The Rhino Crisis (2018) ... Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") - A Lobbyist's Playbook/Operation Proper Exit/Andy Rooney (2011) ... Self (segment "Andy Rooney")
2011-2018
Archive footageThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Episode #20.11 (2011) ... Self (uncredited)
2011
Archive footagePearl Jam Twenty
(Documentary) Self (as Andy Rooney)
2011
Archive footageEthos
(Documentary) Self (as Andy Rooney)
2011/I
Archive footageCronkite Remembers
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self (uncredited)
1997