(Above): Steve McQueen stars in this Sam Peckinpah-directed film as the title character, an aging rodeo cowboy who returns to his small hometown of
Steve McQueen (1930-1980) on set in Prescott, Arizona.
Jeb was nominated for two Writers Guild of America television awards for his two-hour episode of "The Waltons", "The Conflict" (Season 3, 1974) and his adaptation of the novel "The Price of Central Park". He was nominated for an Emmy Award as co-writer of "I Will Fight No More", the story of Chief Joseph. He has taught screenwriting in the graduate school of Creative Writing at ASU and Scottsdale Community College. Currently, he is the author of the just published novel "Purgatory Road and the screenplay, "Willa", based on the life of Willa Carter. Jeb Rosebrook is an Alumnus and Trustee of The Orme School (a central Arizona boys college prep school for grades K-12 located on 26,000 acres of a working ranch). I opened our visit by mentioning Jeb's 2007 commencement address to Members of Cum Laude, students, faculty, parents and friends of The Orme School. Rosebrook attended the school at the age of 9 after his family relocated from Connecticut to Phoenix.