William Wyler

Born:  July 1, 1902, Mulhausen, Germany


1926:  Lazy Lightning, The Stolen Ranch

1927:  Blazing Days, Shooting’ Straight, Hard Fists, The Border Cavalier, Desert Dust

1928:  Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, Thunder Riders

1929:  The Shakedown, The Love Trap, Hell’s Heroes

1930:  The Storm

1931:  A House Divided

1932:  Tom Brown of Culver

1933:  Private Jones, Her First Mate, Counsellor-at-Law

1934:  Glamour

1935:  The Good Fairy, The Gay Deception, Barbary Coast

1936:  These Three, Dodsworth  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director), Come and Get It

1937:  Dead End

1938:  Jezebel, The Cowboy and the Lady

1939: Wuthering Heights  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director), Raffles

1940:  The Westerner, The Letter  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1941:  The Little Foxes  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1942:  Mrs. Miniver (Oscar Winner: Best Director)

1944:  The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, The Fighting Lady

1946:  The Best Years of Our Lives  (Oscar Winner: Best Director)

1949:  The Heiress  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1951:  Detective Story  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1952:  Carrie

1953:  Roman Holiday  (Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director)

1955:  The Desperate Hours

1956:  Friendly Persuasion  (Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director)

1958:  The Big Country

1959:  Ben-Hur  (Oscar Winner: Best Director)

1961:  The Children’s Hour

1965:  The Collector  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1966:  How To Steal A Million

1968:  Funny Girl

1970:  The Liberation of L.B. Jones


Died:  July 27, 1981, Los Angeles, California.