Robert Riskin

1897 - 1955

Robert Riskin

Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897 – September 20, 1955) was an American Academy Award-winning screenwriter and playwright, best known for his collaborations with director-producer Frank Capra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Riskin has received more than 123,469 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,140th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 36.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Robert Riskin ranks 1,140 out of 1,305Before him are Jay Roach, Pablo Larraín, Simon Kinberg, Robert Duncan McNeill, Bert I. Gordon, and Joachim Trier. After him are Christophe Honoré, Harald Zwart, Adam Shankman, Richard LaGravenese, Olivier Dahan, and Mahesh Bhatt.

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Among people born in 1897, Robert Riskin ranks 190Before him are Max Newman, Dorothy Arzner, Charles Kingsford Smith, Jackson Scholz, Nils Asther, and Kenneth Burke. After him are Margaret Chase Smith and Hope Emerson. Among people deceased in 1955, Robert Riskin ranks 109Before him are S. Z. Sakall, James P. Johnson, Matthew Henson, David Carstens, Robert E. Sherwood, and Katharine Drexel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Riskin ranks 8,622 out of 12,171Before him are Butch Reynolds (1964), Anwar al-Awlaki (1971), James Shaffer (1970), Shiri Appleby (1978), Skin Diamond (1987), and Bill Fagerbakke (1957). After him are Jamie Clayton (1978), Tommy Godwin (1920), Sterling Knight (1989), Wally Hickel (1919), Genesis Rodriguez (1987), and John Casper (1943).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Riskin ranks 320Before him are Andy Tennant (1955), Tom McGrath (1964), Todd Solondz (1959), Jay Roach (1957), Robert Duncan McNeill (1964), and Bert I. Gordon (1922). After him are Adam Shankman (1964), Richard LaGravenese (1959), Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977), Raja Gosnell (1958), Noah Baumbach (1969), and Drew Goddard (1975).

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