Robert Riskin was born on 30 March 1897 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for It Happened One Night (1934), You Can't Take It with You (1938) and Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936). He was previously married to Fay Wray. He died on 20 September 1955 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.