William Wyler

William Wyler's Profile

Full Name :

William Wyler

Other Name's :




Date of Birth :

1st July 1902



Height :

1.72 m

Born Place :

Mulhouse, France


Film director

Personal Details

  • Mother's : Melanie Wyler
  • Father's : Leopold Wyler
  • Sibling's : Robert Wyler
  • Education : Conservatoire de Paris
  • Residence : -
  • Spouse : Margaret Tallichet (m. 1938-1981), Margaret Sullavan (m. 1934-1936)
  • Children's : Catherine Wyler , Judy Wyler David Wyler William Wyler Jr. Melanie Ann Wyler
Zodiac Sign N/A
Marital Status Married
Languages English
Genres N/A

William Wyler Filmography

William Wyler Silent films
Year Title Studio Genre
1925 The Crook Buster Universal Western
1926 The Gunless Bad Man Universal Western
1926 Ridin' for Love Universal Western
1926 The Fire Barrier Universal Western
1926 Don't Shoot Universal Western
1926 The Pinnacle Rider Universal Western
1926 Martin of the Mounted Universal Western
1926 Lazy Lightning Universal Western
1926 The Stolen Ranch Universal Western
1927 The Two Fister Universal Western
1927 Kelcy Gets His Man Universal Western
1927 Tenderfoot Courage Universal Western
1927 The Silent Partner Universal Western
1927 Blazing Days Universal Western
1927 Straight Shootin' Universal Western
1927 Galloping Justice Universal Western
1927 The Haunted Homestead Universal Western
1927 Hard Fists Universal Western
1927 The Lone Star Universal Western
1927 The Ore Raiders Universal Western
1927 The Home Trail Universal Western
1927 Gun Justice Universal Western
1927 The Phantom Outlaw Universal Western
1927 The Square Shooter Universal Western
1927 The Horse Trader Universal Western
1927 Daze of the West Universal Western
1927 The Border Cavalier Universal Western
1927 Desert Dust Universal Western
1928 Thunder Riders Universal Western
1928 AnybodyHereSeen Kelly? Universal Comedy
1929 The Shakedown Universal Drama
1929 The Love Trap Universal Comedy

William Wyler Awards:

Year Film Category Result
Academy Awards
1937 Dodsworth Best Director Nominated
1939 Wuthering Heights Best Director Nominated
1940 The Letter Best Director Nominated
1941 The Little Foxes Best Director Nominated
1942 Mrs. Miniver Best Director Won
1947 The Best Years of Our Lives Best Director Won
1950 The Heiress Best Director and Best Picture Nominated
1952 Detective Story Best Director Nominated
1953 Roman Holiday Best Director and Best Picture Nominated
1957 Friendly Persuasion Best Director Nominated
Friendly Persuasion Best Picture Nominated
1959 Ben-Hur Best Director Won
1966 The Collector Best Director Nominated
Directors Guild of America
1952 Detective Story Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated
1954 Roman Holiday Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated
1957 Friendly Persuasion Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated
1959 The Big Country Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated
1960 Ben-Hur Outstanding Directorial Achievement Won
1962 The Children's Hour Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated
1966   Lifetime Achievement Award  
1969 Funny Girl Outstanding Directorial Achievement Nominated