Age, Biography and Wiki

Robert J. Flaherty (Robert Joseph Flaherty) was born on 16 February, 1884 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA, is a Director, Writer, Producer. Discover Robert J. Flaherty's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Robert J. Flaherty networth?

Popular As Robert Joseph Flaherty
Occupation director,writer,producer
Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 16 February 1884
Birthday 16 February
Birthplace Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA
Date of death 23 July, 1951
Died Place Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
Nationality USA

We recommend you to check the complete list of Famous People born on 16 February. He is a member of famous Director with the age 67 years old group.

Robert J. Flaherty Height, Weight & Measurements

At 67 years old, Robert J. Flaherty height not available right now. We will update Robert J. Flaherty's Height, weight, Body Measurements, Eye Color, Hair Color, Shoe & Dress size soon as possible.

Physical Status
Height Not Available
Weight Not Available
Body Measurements Not Available
Eye Color Not Available
Hair Color Not Available

Who Is Robert J. Flaherty's Wife?

His wife is Frances H. Flaherty (1914 - 23 July 1951) ( his death) ( 3 children)

Parents Not Available
Wife Frances H. Flaherty (1914 - 23 July 1951) ( his death) ( 3 children)
Sibling Not Available
Children Not Available

Robert J. Flaherty Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Robert J. Flaherty worth at the age of 67 years old? Robert J. Flaherty’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from USA. We have estimated Robert J. Flaherty's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
House Not Available
Cars Not Available
Source of Income Director

Robert J. Flaherty Social Network




Upon his death in 1951, poet e.e. cummings called him "a god among man," and Orson Welles compared him to Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman, describing him as "one of the two or three greatest people who ever worked in the medium.".


He was a director and writer, known for Louisiana Story (1948), Man of Aran (1934) and Elephant Boy (1937). He was married to Frances H. Flaherty.


Reportedly, in shooting Moana (1926), he was the first director/cinematographer to use panchromatic film stock, rather than the standard orthochromatic stock, in a full-length feature film.


His documentary Nanook of the North (1922) was sponsored by French fur company Revillon Freres, which provided $50,000 for Flaherty's 16-month expedition halfway to the North Pole. Depsite being rejected by five distributors, the film opened in New York City in 1922, after its success in Paris and Berlin, and grossed well over $40,000 in its first week.


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 330-345. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.


Robert J. Flaherty was born on February 16, 1884 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA as Robert Joseph Flaherty.