Billy Wilder

Born:  June 22, 1906, Galicia.


1934:  Mauvaise Graine

1942:  The Major and the Minor

1943:  Five Graves To Cairo

1944:  Double Indemnity  (Oscar Nominations:  Best Director, Best Screenplay)

1945:  The Lost Weekend (Oscar Winner: Best Director, Best Screenplay)

1948:   The Emperor Waltz, A Foreign Affair (Oscar Nomination: Best Screenplay)

1950:  Sunset Boulevard (Oscar Winner: Best Screenplay; Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1951:  Ace In The Hole (Oscar Nomination: Best Screenplay)

1953:  Stalag 17  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1954:  Sabrina  (Oscar Nominations: Best Director, Best Screenplay)

1955:  The Seven Year Itch

1957:  The Spirit of St. Louis, Love In The Afternoon, Witness For The Prosecution (Oscar Nominations: Best Director)

1959:  Some Like It Hot  (Oscar Nominations:  Best Director, Best Screenplay)

1960:  The Apartment (Oscar Winner: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay)

1961:  One, Two, Three

1963:  Irma La Douce

1964:  Kiss Me, Stupid

1966:  The Fortune Cookie  (Oscar Nomination: Best Screenplay)

1970:  The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

1972:  Avanti!

1974:  The Front Page

1978:  Fedora

1981:  Buddy Buddy


Died:  March 27, 2002, Los Angeles, California.