Robert Riskin

1897 - 1955

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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 145,854 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Robert Riskin is the 1,253rd most popular film director (down from 1,143rd in 2019), the 9,335th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,606th in 2019) and the 364th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Robert Riskin ranks 1,253 out of 1,580Before him are Erick Zonca, Edward Lachman, Rupert Sanders, Bryan Forbes, Shyam Benegal, and James Frawley. After him are Steven Lisberger, Pablo Larraín, Richard LaGravenese, Catherine Corsini, Tom Shadyac, and Cary Joji Fukunaga.

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Among people born in 1897, Robert Riskin ranks 235Before him are Hansa Jivraj Mehta, Joaquín Vázquez, Kenneth Burke, C. B. van Niel, I. I. Chundrigar, and Alma Rubens. After him are Margaret Chase Smith, Hermione Gingold, Hope Emerson, and Richard Russell Jr.. Among people deceased in 1955, Robert Riskin ranks 129Before him are David Carstens, Matthew Henson, Rukhmabai, S. Z. Sakall, Katharine Drexel, and Alice Joyce. After him are Mary McLeod Bethune, Bert McCaffrey, Carlyle Blackwell, John W. Davis, and Jack McGrath.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Riskin ranks 9,335 out of 15,968Before him are George Steele (1937), Jerry Doyle (1956), Elisabeth Harnois (1979), Carl Ruggles (1876), John Greenleaf Whittier (1807), and Jon-Erik Hexum (1957). After him are Wendell Pierce (1963), Elizabeth Moon (1945), Jeffrey Ullman (1942), Bob Lanier (1948), Tom Lister Jr. (1958), and Gail Devers (1966).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Riskin ranks 364Before him are Art Clokey (1921), John Singleton (1968), Gene Saks (1921), Chris Buck (1958), Edward Lachman (1948), and James Frawley (1936). After him are Steven Lisberger (1951), Richard LaGravenese (1959), Tom Shadyac (1958), Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977), Peyton Reed (1964), and Lynn Shelton (1965).