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Robert Riskin

Born on March 30, 1897 in New York City, NY
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Screenwriter Robert Riskin entered the film business as a teenager, at a time (1914) when anyone with a glimmer of talent was allowed to work on what were then called scenarios. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Story Here Comes the Groom Nominated
1938 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Screenplay You Can't Take It with You Nominated
1936 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Screenplay Mr Deeds Goes To Town Nominated
1934 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay It Happened One Night Won
1932 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Lady for a Day Nominated


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