the most wins for acting with four,
for Morning Glory (1932/33), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967),
The Lion in Winter (1968), and On Golden Pond (1981).
the most wins for Best Director with four,
for The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940),
How Green Was My Valley (1941), and The Quiet Man (1952).
producers have won three Best Picture Oscars: Darryl F. Zanuck
How Green Was My Valley (1941), Gentleman's Agreement (1947),
and All About Eve (1950); Sam Spiegel for On The Waterfront
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Lawrence of Arabia
and Saul Zaentz for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975),
Amadeus (1984), and The English Patient (1996)
Brackett, Billy Wilder, Paddy Chayefsky, Francis Coppola
and Woody Allen
won the most writing Oscars, with three.
Wilder and Brackett won as a team for The Lost Weekend (1945)
and Sunset Boulevard (1950).
Brackett won a third with Walter Reisch
and Richard Breen for the 1953 version of Titanic,
and Wilder won
the 1960 award with I.A.L. Diamond for The Apartment. Chayefsky won
for Marty (1955), The Hospital (1971) and Network
Coppola won for Patton (1970),
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather II (1974).
Allen won Best Original Screenplay for
Annie Hall (1977), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
and Midnight in Paris (2011).
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