Robert Wise

1914 - 2005

Robert Wise

Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer, and editor. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for both West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Wise has received more than 662,756 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 165th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 660k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Robert Wise ranks 166 out of 1,305Before him are Joris Ivens, Claude Lanzmann, Shohei Imamura, Alexander Dovzhenko, Don Siegel, and Jean Negulesco. After him are Josef von Sternberg, Jonathan Demme, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Blake Edwards, Dino Risi, and Peter Weir.

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Among people born in 1914, Robert Wise ranks 38Before him are Etty Hillesum, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Desmond Llewelyn, Dylan Thomas, Alan Hodgkin, and Max Perutz. After him are Asger Jorn, Birabongse Bhanudej, Boris Christoff, Rafael Kubelík, William Westmoreland, and Vjekoslav Luburić. Among people deceased in 2005, Robert Wise ranks 41Before him are James Callaghan, Rosemary Kennedy, Ahmed Deedat, Akira Yoshizawa, Edward Heath, and Moustapha Akkad. After him are Maria Schell, George F. Kennan, Ephraim Kishon, Peter Benenson, Hunter S. Thompson, and Aslan Maskhadov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Wise ranks 1,098 out of 12,171Before him are James Avery (1945), George Papandreou (1952), Allen Dulles (1893), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Paul D. Boyer (1918), and Ryan O'Neal (1941). After him are Dr. Dre (1965), James Horner (1953), William Boeing (1881), George Takei (1937), Steve Ditko (1927), and Linda B. Buck (1947).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Wise ranks 46Before him are Michael Moore (1954), Michael Mann (1943), James Ivory (1928), William Friedkin (1935), Joel Schumacher (1939), and Don Siegel (1912). After him are Jonathan Demme (1944), Blake Edwards (1922), Robert Aldrich (1918), John G. Avildsen (1935), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), and Richard Donner (1930).

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