Oscar Directors: Winners by Last Name, 1929-Present

December 25, 2020

In 92 years, 70 filmmakers have won the Best Director Oscar

Oscar-Winning Directors by Last Name and Year of Winning

Allen, Woody, 1977

Attenborough, Richard, 1982

Avildsen, John G., 1976

Beatty, Warren, 1981

Benton, Robert, 1979

Bertolucci, Bernardo, 1987

Bigelow, Kathryn, 2009

Bong, Joon-ho, 2019

Borzage, Fran, 1929, 1931

Boyle, Danny, 2008

Brooks, James L., 1983

Capra, Frank, 1934, 1936, 1938

Cameron, James, 1997

Chazelle, Damien, 2016

Cimino, Michael, 1978

Coen, Ethan, 2007

Coen, Joel, 2007

Coppola, Francis Ford, 1974

Costner, Kevin, 1990

Cukor, George, 1964

Curtiz, Michael, 1943

Del Toro, Guillermo, 2017

Demme, Jonathan, 1991

Eastwood, Clint, 1992, 2004

Fleming, Victor, 1939

Ford, John, 1935, 1940, 1941, 1952

Forman, Milos, 1975, 1984

Fosse, Bob, 1972

Friedkin, William, 1971

Gibson, Mel, 1995

Hazanavicius, Michel, 2011

Hooper, Tom, 2010

Howard, Ron, 2001

Huston, John, 1948

Innarritu, Alejandro Gonzales, 2014, 2015

Jackson, Peter, 2003

Kazan, Elia, 1947, 1954

Kostner, Kevin, 1990

Lean, David, 1957, 1962

Lee, Ang, 2005, 2012

Levinson, Barry, 1988

Lloyd Frank, 1929, 1933

McCarey, Leo, 1937, 1944

Mankiewicz, Joseph L., 1949, 1950

Mann, Delbert, 1955

Mendes, Sam. 1999

Milestone, Lewis, 1929, 1930

Minghella, Anthony, 1996

Minnelli, Vincente, 1958

Nichols, Mike, 1966

Polanski, Roman, 2002

Pollack, Sydney, 1985

Redford, Robert, 1980

Reed, Carol, 1968

Richardson, Tony, 1963

Robbins Jerome, 1961

Roy Hill, George, 1973

Schaffner, Franklin, 1970

Schlesinger, John, 1969

Scorsese, Martin, 2006

Soderbergh, Steven, 2000

Spielberg, Steven, 1993, 1998

Stevens, George, 1951, 1956

Stone, Oliver, 1986, 1989

Taurog, Norman, 1930-31

Wilder, Billy, 1945, 1960

Wise, Robert, 1961, 1965

Wyler, William, 1942, 1946, 1959

Zemeckis, Bob, 1994

Zinnemann, Fred, 1953, 1966