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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1966 Winner
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Collector (1965)
1960 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
Ben-Hur (1959)
1957 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Best Director
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
1954 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Roman Holiday (1953)
Best Director
Roman Holiday (1953)
1952 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Detective Story (1951)
1950 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Heiress (1949)
1947 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
1943 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
Mrs. Miniver (1942)

William Wyler was not present at the awards ceremony because he was overseas shooting for the Army ... More

William Wyler was not present at the awards ceremony because he was overseas shooting for the Army Air Force. His wife Margaret Tallichet on his behalf.

1942 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Little Foxes (1941)
1941 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Letter (1940)
1940 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Wuthering Heights (1939)
1937 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Dodsworth (1936)

Golden Globes, USA

1969 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director
Funny Girl (1968)
1966 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director
The Collector (1965)
1962 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director
The Children's Hour (1961)
1960 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director
Ben-Hur (1959)
1950 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director
The Heiress (1949)

BAFTA Awards

1960 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Ben-Hur (1959)
USA.
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
The Big Country (1958)
USA.

American Film Institute, USA

1976 Winner
Life Achievement Award

Bodil Awards

1948 Winner
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Cannes Film Festival

1965 Nominee
Palme d'Or
The Collector (1965)
1957 Winner
Palme d'Or
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
1952 Nominee
Grand Prize of the Festival
Detective Story (1951)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1969 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Funny Girl (1968)
1966 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
1962 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Children's Hour (1961)
1960 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Ben-Hur (1959)
Shared with:
1959 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Big Country (1958)
1957 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Friendly Persuasion (1956)
1954 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Roman Holiday (1953)
1952 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Detective Story (1951)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1959 Winner
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Big Country (1958)

Laurel Awards

1971 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Best Producer-Director
8th place.
1970 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
1967 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
7th place.
1966 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
1965 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Producer-Director
4th place.
1964 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
10th place.
1963 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
5th place.
1962 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
10th place.
1961 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
4th place.
1960 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
1959 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
1958 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
5th place.

National Board of Review, USA

1955 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
The Desperate Hours (1955)
1946 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1959 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Ben-Hur (1959)
Tied with Basil Dearden for Sapphire (1959).
1955 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Desperate Hours (1955)
1946 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
1940 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Letter (1940)
1937 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Dodsworth (1936)
These Three (1936)

Online Film & Television Association

2001 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Creative

Sant Jordi Awards

1966 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Collector (1965)

Venice Film Festival

1953 Nominee
Golden Lion
Roman Holiday (1953)
1952 Nominee
Golden Lion
Carrie (1952)
1938 Winner
Special Recommendation
Jezebel (1938)
For its overall artistic contribution.
Nominee
Mussolini Cup
Best Foreign Film
Jezebel (1938)

Walk of Fame

1960 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 1731 Vine Street.

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