Who has won the most Oscars for Best Director?
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).