Special Report

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

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1959
> Winner: Vincente Minnelli
> Film: “Gigi”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 1

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1960
> Winner: William Wyler
> Film: “Ben-Hur”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 3

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1961
> Winner: Billy Wilder
> Film: “The Apartment”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 6

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1962
> Winner: Robert Wise
> Film: “West Side Story”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 4

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Corporation

1963
> Winner: David Lean
> Film: “Lawrence of Arabia”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of The Criterion Collection

1964
> Winner: Tony Richardson
> Film: “Tom Jones”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 2

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1965
> Winner: George Cukor
> Film: “My Fair Lady”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 1

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1966
> Winner: Robert Wise
> Film: “The Sound of Music”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 4

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

1967
> Winner: Fred Zinnemann
> Film: “A Man for All Seasons”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 4

Source: Courtesy of Embassy Pictures

1968
> Winner: Mike Nichols
> Film: “The Graduate”
> Lifetime Oscar wins: 1