STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 6,816 this week

Robert Wise (I) (1914–2005)


Robert Earl Wise was born on September 10, 1914 in Winchester, Indiana, the youngest of three brothers. At age 19, the avid moviegoer came into the film business through an odd job at RKO Radio Pictures. A head sound effects editor at the studio recognized Wise's talent, and made Wise his protégé. Around 1941, Orson Welles was in need of an editor... See full bio »

Related News

Blu-ray Release: Audrey Rose
| Disc Dish
Robert Wise Centenary: Star! (1968)
| FilmExperience

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 09 Dec 2010
 
a list of 24 people
created 14 Sep 2013
 
a list of 34 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 32 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Robert Wise.

User Polls

Won 4 Oscars. Another 34 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (41 credits)
Show Show Producer (16 credits)
Show Show Editor (12 credits)
Show Show Sound department (4 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (67 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Interviewed in "Conversations with Directors", 2008.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 11 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert E. Wise

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Not true there was a cabal preventing Orson [Orson Welles] from making more films. He simply never fulfilled himself after that magnificent start; his own fault - lack of self-discipline. See more »

Trivia:

Accepted the Oscar for "Best Actor in a Leading Role" on behalf of Paul Newman, who was absent from the awards ceremony, for his performance in The Color of Money (1986) (1987). See more »

Nickname:

Bobby See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The most versatile director of all time! mstrmovie
Best version of The Day the Earth Stood Still l_04041980
Roger Ebert? Postal_Max
Long life, Mr Wise joferna
The Day The Earth Stood Still... : - ( gayle-34
intertwined trivia holloriese
Discuss Robert Wise on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page