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Billy Wilder

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Academy Awards:
  1939 NINOTCHKA Best Writing (Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Charles Brackett and Walter Reisch)
  1941 HOLD BACK THE DAWN Best Writing (Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Charles Brackett)
  1941 BALL OF FIRE Best Writing (Original Story) Nomination
(shared with Thomas Monroe)
  1944 DOUBLE INDEMNITY Best Director Nomination
  1944 DOUBLE INDEMNITY Best Writing (Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Raymond Chandler)
winner 1945 THE LOST WEEKEND Best Director Oscar
winner 1945 THE LOST WEEKEND Best Writing (Screenplay) Oscar
(shared with Charles Brackett)
  1948 A FOREIGN AFFAIR Best Writing (Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Charles Brackett and Richard L. Breen)
  1950 SUNSET BLVD. Best Director Nomination
winner 1950 SUNSET BLVD. Best Writing (Story and Screenplay) Oscar
(shared with Charles Brackett and D.M. Marshman Jr.)
  1951 THE BIG CARNIVAL Best Writing (Story and Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman)
  1953 STALAG 17 Best Director Nomination
  1954 SABRINA Best Director Nomination
  1954 SABRINA Best Writing (Screenplay) Nomination
(shared with Samuel A. Taylor and Ernest Lehman)
  1957 WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Best Director Nomination
  1959 SOME LIKE IT HOT Best Director Nomination
  1959 SOME LIKE IT HOT Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) Nomination
(shared with I.A.L. Diamond)
winner 1960 THE APARTMENT Best Picture Oscar
winner 1960 THE APARTMENT Best Director Oscar
winner 1960 THE APARTMENT Best Writing (Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) Oscar
(shared with I.A.L. Diamond)
  1966 THE FORTUNE COOKIE Best Writing (Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) Nomination
(shared with I.A.L. Diamond)
winner 1987   Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award--
given to "a creative producer who has been responsible for a consistently high quality of motion picture production." (It is considered the highest accolade a producer can receive.)

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