Special Report

Who Won the Oscar for Best Director Every Year Since the Oscars Began

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1929
> Winner: Lewis Milestone (comedy)
> Film: “Two Arabian Knights”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Fox Film Corporation

1929
> Winner: Frank Borzage (drama)
> Film: “7th Heaven”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1930
> Winner: Frank Lloyd
> Film: “The Divine Lady”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1931
> Winner: Norman Taurog
> Film: “Skippy”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 1

Source: Courtesy of Fox Film Corporation

1932/1933
> Winner: Frank Borzage
> Film: “Bad Girl”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Fox Film Corporation

1934
> Winner: Frank Lloyd
> Film: “Cavalcade”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Corporation

1935
> Winner: Frank Capra
> Film: “It Happened One Night”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 3

Source: Courtesy of RKO Radio Pictures

1936
> Winner: John Ford
> Film: “The Informer”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 4

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Corporation

1937
> Winner: Frank Capra
> Film: “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 3

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Corporation

1938
> Winner: Leo McCarey
> Film: “The Awful Truth”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 3