Robert Riskin

Robert Riskin

writer, producer, director

Robert Riskin was born on Mar 30, 1897 in USA. Robert Riskin's big-screen debut came with Platinum Blonde directed by Frank Capra in 1931. Robert Riskin is known for Pocketful of Miracles directed by Frank Capra, Glenn Ford stars as Dave the Dude and Bette Davis as Apple Annie. Robert Riskin has got 2 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Robert Riskin achieved is Writers Guild of America, USA. The upcoming new movie Robert Riskin plays is The Autobiography of a 'Jeep' which will be released on Jul 24, 2015.

Robert Riskin was born on March 30, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for New York - Miami (1934), Vous ne l'emporterez pas avec vous (1938) and L'Extravagant Mr. Deeds (1936). He was previously married to Fay Wray. He died on September 20, 1955 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • Birthday

    Mar 30, 1897
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA

Known For


2 wins & 4 nominations

Writers Guild of America, USA
Winner - Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
Academy Awards, USA
Best Writing, Adaptation
Winner - Oscar

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