Robert E. Wise Biography (1914-)

Born September 10, 1914, in Winchester, IN; son of Earl W. (a meat packer) and Olive R. (Longenecker) Wise; married Patricia Doyle, May 25, 1942 (deceased, 1975); married Millicent Franklin, January 29, 1977; children: Robert A. Addresses: OFFICE--Sunset-Gower Studios, 1438 N. Gower Street, Suite 562, Hollywood, CA 90028. AGENT--Phil Gersh Agency, 222 N. Canon Drive, BeverlyHills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
September 10, 1914
Winchester, Indiana, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK; DIRECTOR
  • The Curse of the Cat People (co-directed with Gunther von Fritsch), RKO,1944.
  • Mademoiselle Fifi, RKO, 1944.
  • The Body Snatchers, RKO, 1945.
  • A Game of Death, RKO, 1945.
  • Criminal Court, RKO, 1946.
  • Born to Kill, RKO, 1947.
  • Mystery in Mexico, RKO, 1948.
  • Blood on the Moon, RKO, 1948.
  • The Set-up, RKO, 1949.
  • Three Secrets, Warner Brothers, 1950.
  • Two Flags West, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950.
  • The House on Telegraph Hill, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951.
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951.
  • Captive City, 1952.
  • Something for the Birds, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1952.
  • Destination Gobi, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953.
  • The Desert Rats, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953.
  • So Big, Warner Brothers, 1953.
  • Executive Suite, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1954.
  • Helen of Troy, Warner Brothers (made in Italy), 1955 (released in U.S., 1956).
  • Tribute to a Bad Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1956.
  • Somebody Up There Likes Me, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1956.
  • This Could Be the Night, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957.
  • Until They Sail, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957.
  • Bannon (uncompleted), 1957.
  • Run Silent, Run Deep, United Artists, 1958.
  • I Want to Live!, United Artists, 1958.
  • Odds Against Tomorrow, United Artists, 1959.
  • West Side Story (co-directed with Jerome Robbins), United Artists, 1961.
  • Two for the Seesaw, United Artists, 1962.
  • The Haunting, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1963.
  • The Sound of Music, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965.
  • The Sand Pebbles, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966.
  • Star!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968 (re-edited and released as Those Werethe Happy Times, 1969).
  • The Andromeda Strain, Universal, 1971.
  • Two People, Universal, 1973.
  • The Hindenburg, Universal, 1975.
  • Audrey Rose, United Artists, 1977.
  • Star Trek--The Motion Picture, Paramount, 1979.

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