William Wyler

Active - 1925 - 1986  |   Born - Jul 1, 1902 in Mulhouse, Alsace, France  |   Died - Jul 27, 1981   |   Genres - Drama, Western

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Academy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1965 The Collector Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1965 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award Won
1959 Ben-Hur Best Achievement in Directing Won
1956 Friendly Persuasion Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1956 Friendly Persuasion Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
1953 Roman Holiday Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1953 Roman Holiday Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
1951 Detective Story Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1949 The Heiress Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Best Achievement in Directing Won
1942 Mrs. Miniver Best Achievement in Directing Won
1941 The Little Foxes Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1940 The Letter Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1939 Wuthering Heights Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
1936 Dodsworth Best Achievement in Directing Nominated

American Film Institute

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1976 Lifetime Achievement Award Won

BAFTA Film Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1960 The Big Country Best Film and British Film Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1957 Friendly Persuasion Palme d'Or Won

Directors Guild of America Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1968 Funny Girl Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1961 The Children's Hour Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1959 Ben-Hur Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Won
1958 The Big Country Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1956 Friendly Persuasion Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1953 Roman Holiday Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated
1951 Detective Story Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1969 Funny Girl Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1966 The Collector Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1962 The Children's Hour Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1960 Ben-Hur Best Director - Motion Picture Won
1957 Friendly Persuasion Promoting International Understanding Nominated
1950 The Heiress Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1955 The Desperate Hours Best Director Won
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Best Director Won

New York Film Critics Circle

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Best Director Won