Robert Earl Wise was born on September 10, 1914 in Winchester, Indiana, the youngest of three brothers. Through an odd job at RKO Radio Pictures at age 19, the avid moviegoer came into the film business. A head sound effects editor at the studio recognized Wise's talent, and made Wise his protégé. Around 1941...See full bio »
[on Julie Andrews] How's she got to the top? It can not be all just talent. A lot of talented don't begin to make it the way she has made it. There is a genuineness about her; an unphoniness. She goes right through the camera, on to the film and out to the audience. Julie seems to have been born with the magic gene that comes through on the screen.
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