Public Figure Profiles

Robert Wise

Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer, and editor. He won the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his musical films West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). He was also nominated for Best Film Editing for Citizen Kane (1941) and directed and produced The Sand Pebbles (1966), which was nominated for Best Picture.

Among his other films are The Body Snatcher (1945), Born to Kill (1947), The Set-Up (1949), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Destination Gobi (1953), This Could Be The Night (1957), Run Silent, Run Deep (1958), I Want to Live! (1958), The Haunting (1963), The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Hindenburg (1975) and Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).

He was the president of the Directors Guild of America from 1971 to 1975 and the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1985 through 1988.

Wise achieved critical success as a director in a striking variety of film genres: horror, noir, western, war, science fiction, musical and drama, with many repeat successes within each genre. Wise's meticulous preparation may have been largely motivated by studio budget constraints, but advanced the moviemaking art. Robert Wise received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1998.

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Some of their strengths

Robert Wise has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Artistic, Generous, Organized, Kind, Passionate, Curious, and Strong.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Robert Wise is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Helpful and Supportive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Robert Wise well know them as someone who can be accepting, supportive, and productive, like a garden.

Courteous and Easygoing

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Robert Wise as someone who is polite, modest, and diplomatic.

A person who tends to be socially popular, who loves intellectual or creative activities, who has a talent for communicating with and understanding the needs of others, and who seems to have a knack for getting recognized for their efforts.

Stable and Creative

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Robert Wise is someone who thrives in volatile situations, and who tends to be a source of stability and comfort for others who are experiencing challenging times .

They are also someone who is altruistic, tolerant, and sophisticated, and who tends to be a perfectionist who is always working to try and make everything and everyone better.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Robert Wise tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Robert Wise's challenges

While Robert Wise has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Robert Wise can be Difficult, Perfectionist, Stubborn, Idle, Complicated, Brusque, and Indecisive.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Robert Wise's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Indecisive and Materialistic

Robert Wise is someone who can be indecisive, indulgent, and materialistic, who can have difficulty focusing on a single career or profession, have difficulty following orders or respecting authority, and who can suffer from "analysis paralysis".

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Robert Wise also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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