No photo available. Represent William A. Horning? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 19,376 this week

William A. Horning (1904–1959)


Like producer Sam Zimbalist, he was awarded his Oscar for "Ben-Hur" posthumously. He and Zimbalist both had died while the movie was still being filmed. See more trivia »

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 423 people
created 06 Feb 2012
list image
a list of 291 people
created 15 Apr 2015
a list of 15 people
created 28 Apr 2015
a list of 140 people
created 12 May 2015
a list of 1945 people
created 8 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William A. Horning's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

North by Northwest
North by Northwest Art Director
Ben-Hur Art Director
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Art Director
Gigi Art Director


Hide Hide Show Show Art director (58 credits)
 1961 Fury River
 1959 Ben-Hur
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Big Man (1959)
- The Payoff (1959)
- No Fare (1959)
 1957-1959 The Thin Man (TV Series) (67 episodes)
- Bronze Bonze (1959)
- The Cat Kicker (1959)
 1958-1959 Union Pacific (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- To the Death (1959)
- The Challenger (1958)
 1959 Ask Any Girl
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- The Aerialist (1959)
- The Secret (1959)
- The Navigator (1959)
 1959 Watusi
 1958-1959 Northwest Passage (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Deserter (1959)
- Stab in the Back (1959)
- The Witch (1959)
 1958 Party Girl
 1958 Torpedo Run
 1958 Gigi
 1958 The Sheepman
 1958 Merry Andrew
 1957 Les Girls
 1957 The Hired Gun
 1957 Man on Fire
 1957 Gun Glory
 1957 Slander
 1951 Quo Vadis
 1937 Conquest
Show Show Art department (15 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Did You Know?


Received two posthumous Oscar nominations in the same year - for "North by Northwest" and "Ben-Hur". He won for "Ben-Hur". See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss William A. Horning on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page