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Who has won the most Oscars for Best Director?

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2011-10-09 11:03:19

John Ford holds the record for most Academy Awards given

to a director, with four for The Informer, The Grapes Of Wrath, How

Green Was My Valley, and The Quiet Man. William Wyler won 3

times for Best Director, for Mrs. Miniver, The Best Years of Our

Lives and Ben-Hur. Frank Capra won 3 times for Best

Direction, for It Happened One Night, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town and

They Can't Take It with You.

Francis Ford Coppola has 5 Academy Awards on his name. Director

Billy Wilder has 6 Oscars for directing, producing and


John Ford won four Academy Awards as a director. He won the Oscars

for "The Informer" (1935), "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940), "How Green

Was My Valley" (1941) and "The Quiet Man" (1952).

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