Robert Wise

Film Director / Film Producer | * 09/10/1914 († 91, 09/14/2005) | Winchester, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer, and editor. He won the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his musical films West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). He was also nominated for Best Film Editing for Citizen Kane (1941) and directed and produced The Sand Pebbles (1966), which was nominated for Best Picture. Among his other films are The Body Snatcher (1945), Born to Kill (1947), The Set-Up (1949), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Destination Gobi ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Robert Wise

National Medal of Arts Directors Guild of America Awards 2x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Picture AFI Life Achievement Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award 3x Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing 3x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Robert Wise as Actor(17)

TV Shows/Series with Robert Wise as Actor(1)

as himself1971 Great Performances

Movies with Robert Wise as Crew(66)

Directing/Director2000 A Storm in Summer
Directing/Director1989 Rooftops
Production/Executive Producer1986 Wisdom
Directing/Director1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Directing/Director1977 Audrey Rose
Directing/Director1975 The Hindenburg
Production/Producer1975 The Hindenburg
Directing/Director1973 Two People
Production/Producer1973 Two People
Directing/Director1971 The Andromeda Strain
Production/Producer1971 The Andromeda Strain
Production/Producer1971 Happy Birthday, Wanda June
Directing/Director1968 Star!
Directing/Director1966 The Sand Pebbles
Production/Producer1966 The Sand Pebbles
Directing/Director1965 The Sound of Music
Production/Producer1965 The Sound of Music
Directing/Director1963 The Haunting
Production/Producer1963 The Haunting
Directing/Director1962 Two for the Seesaw
Production/Co-Producer1962 Two for the Seesaw
Directing/Director1961 West Side Story
Production/Producer1961 West Side Story
Directing/Director1959 Odds Against Tomorrow
Production/Producer1959 Odds Against Tomorrow
Directing/Director1958 Run Silent, Run Deep
Directing/Director1958 I Want to Live!
Directing/Director1957 Until They Sail
Directing/Director1957 This Could Be the Night
Directing/Director1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Directing/Director1956 Helen of Troy
Directing/Director1956 Tribute to a Bad Man
Directing/Director1954 Executive Suite
Directing/Director1953 The Desert Rats
Directing/Director1953 Destination Gobi
Directing/Director1953 So Big
Directing/Director1952 The Captive City
Directing/Director1952 Something for the Birds
Directing/Director1951 The House on Telegraph Hill
Directing/Director1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Directing/Director1950 Two Flags West
Directing/Director1950 Three Secrets
Directing/Director1949 The Set-Up
Writing/Screenplay1949 The Set-Up
Directing/Director1948 Blood on the Moon
Directing/Director1948 Mystery in Mexico
Directing/Director1947 Born to Kill
Directing/Director1946 Criminal Court
Directing/Director1945 A Game of Death
Directing/Director1945 The Body Snatcher
Directing/Director1944 Mademoiselle Fifi
Directing/Director1944 The Curse of the Cat People
Editing/Editor1943 The Fallen Sparrow
Editing/Editor1943 Bombardier
Editing/Editor1942 The Magnificent Ambersons
Editing/Editor1942 Seven Days' Leave
Editing/Editor1941 Citizen Kane
Editing/Editor1941 All That Money Can Buy
Editing/Editor1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
Editing/Editor1940 My Favorite Wife
Editing/Editor1939 5th Ave Girl
Editing/Editor1939 Bachelor Mother
Editing/Editor1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Sound/Sound Effects Editor1935 Top Hat
Sound/Sound Effects Editor1935 The Informer
Sound/Sound Effects Editor1934 The Gay Divorcee

Full Name: Robert Wise
Born: Thursday, 09/10 1914 (September) in Winchester, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 09/14 2005 (September) in Los Angeles (aged: 91)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Franklin College, Connersville High School
Other names for Robert Wise (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Robert Earl Wise"
Robert Wise frequently works together with these people:
Darrell Silvera (18x, Crew)
Orson Welles (13x, Actor)
Mel Berns (13x, Crew)
Vernon L. Walker (12x, Crew)
Van Nest Polglase (11x, Crew)
Suzette Winter (8x, Crew)
Boris Leven (7x, Crew)
Edward Stevenson (7x, Crew)
Pandro S. Berman (7x, Crew)
Max Steiner (7x, Crew)
Plácido Domingo (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33258, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 01/19/2022