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Robert Wise (Robert Earl Wise)

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Biography

Winchester, Indiana, USA
Robert Earl Wise was born on September 10, 1914 in Winchester, Indiana, the youngest of three sons of Olive R. (Longenecker) and Earl Waldo Wise, a meat packer. His parents were both of Pennsylvania Dutch (German) descent. At age nineteen, 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 for Citizen Kane (1941), and Wise did a splendid job. Welles really liked his work and ideas. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Winner: Best Picture & Best Director

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Thalberg Award

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Himself

Ceremonia de clausura 2005

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Character: Stanley's Neighbor

The Stupids 1996

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Character: Himself, in memorial sequence

The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Arena 1975

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Character: Himself

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