Oscar Award Winners

The Oscar Awards have been given out annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 1928. It is not known for certain why they are called Oscars, but it is speculated that they were named after an uncle of one of the Academy directors.

Included in this list are the winners of the Best Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, and Supporting Actress categories.

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NameYearCategoryMovieOther Names
Adrien Brody2002actorThe Pianist
Al Pacino1992actorScent of a Woman
Alan Arkin2006actorLittle Miss Sunshine
Alec Guinness1957actorThe Bridge on the River Kwai
Alejandro González Iñárritu2014directorBirdman
Alfonso Cuarón2013directorGravity
Alice Brady1937actressIn Old Chicago
Ang Lee2005directorBrokeback Mountain
Ang Lee2012directorLife of Pi
Angelina Jolie1999actressGirl, Interrupted
Anjelica Huston1985actressPrizzi's Honor
Anna Magnani1955actressThe Rose Tattoo
Anna Paquin1993actressThe Piano
Anne Bancroft1962actressThe Miracle Worker
Anne Baxter1946actressThe Razor's Edge
Anne Hathaway2012actressLes Misérables
Anne Revere1945actressNational Velvet
Anthony Hopkins1991actorThe Silence of the Lambs
Anthony Minghella1996directorThe English Patient
Anthony Quinn1956actorLust for Life
Anthony Quinn1952actorViva Zapata!
Art Carney1974actorHarry and Tonto
Asghar Farhadi2012directorA Separation
Audrey Hepburn1953actressRoman Holiday
Barbra Streisand1968actressFunny Girl(Barbara)
Barry Fitzgerald1944actorGoing My Way
Barry Levinson1988directorRain Man
Beatrice Straight1976actressNetwork
Ben Johnson1971actorThe Last Picture Show
Ben Kingsley1982actorGandhi
Benicio del Toro2000actorTraffic
Bernardo Bertolucci1987directorThe Last Emperor
Bette Davis1935actressDangerous
Bette Davis1938actressJezebel
Billy Wilder1960directorThe Apartment
Billy Wilder1945directorThe Lost Weekend
Bob Fosse1972directorCabaret
Brenda Fricker1989actressMy Left Foot
Broderick Crawford1949actorAll the King's Men
Burl Ives1958actorThe Big Country
Burt Lancaster1960actorElmer Gantry
Carol Reed1968directorOliver!
Cate Blanchett2004actressThe Aviator
Catherine Zeta-Jones2002actressChicago
Celeste Holm1947actressGentleman's Agreement
Charles Coburn1943actorThe More the Merrier
Charles Laughton1933actorThe Private Life of Henry VIII
Charlize Theron2003actressMonster
Charlton Heston1959actorBen-Hur
Chris Cooper2002actorAdaptation
Christian Bale2010actorThe Fighter
Christoph Waltz2012actorDjango Unchained
Christoph Waltz2009actorInglourious Basterds
Christopher Plummer2011actorBeginners
Christopher Walken1978actorThe Deer Hunter
Claire Trevor1948actressKey Largo
Clark Gable1934actorIt Happened One Night
Claudette Colbert1934actressIt Happened One Night
Cliff Robertson1968actorCharly
Clint Eastwood2004directorMillion Dollar Baby(Clinton)
Clint Eastwood1992directorUnforgiven(Clinton)
Cloris Leachman1971actressThe Last Picture Show
Colin Firth2010actorThe King's Speech
Cuba Gooding, Jr.1996actorJerry Maguire
Daniel Day-Lewis2012actorLincoln
Daniel Day-Lewis1989actorMy Left Foot
Daniel Day-Lewis2007actorThere Will Be Blood
Danny Boyle2008directorSlumdog Millionaire
David Lean1962directorLawrence of Arabia
David Lean1957directorThe Bridge on the River Kwai
David Niven1958actorSeparate Tables
Dean Jagger1949actorTwelve O'Clock High
Delbert Mann1955directorMarty
Denys Arcand2003directorThe Barbarian Invasions(Georges, Henri)
Denzel Washington1989actorGlory
Denzel Washington2001actorTraining Day
Diane Keaton1977actressAnnie Hall
Dianne Wiest1994actressBullets Over Broadway
Dianne Wiest1986actressHannah and Her Sisters
Don Ameche1985actorCocoon
Donald Crisp1941actorHow Green Was My Valley
Donna Reed1953actressFrom Here to Eternity
Dorothy Malone1956actressWritten on the Wind
Dustin Hoffman1979actorKramer vs. Kramer
Dustin Hoffman1988actorRain Man
Ed Begley1962actorSweet Bird of Youth
Eddie Redmayne2014actorThe Theory of Everything
Edmond O'Brien1954actorThe Barefoot Contessa
Edmund Gwenn1947actorMiracle on 34th Street
Eileen Heckart1972actressButterflies Are Free
Elia Kazan1947directorGentleman's Agreement
Elia Kazan1954directorOn the Waterfront
Elizabeth Taylor1960actressButterfield 8
Elizabeth Taylor1966actressWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Ellen Burstyn1974actressAlice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Emil Jannings1928actorThe Last Command and The Way of All Flesh
Emma Thompson1992actressHowards End
Ernest Borgnine1955actorMarty
Estelle Parsons1967actressBonnie and Clyde
Ethan Coen2007directorNo Country for Old Men
Ethel Barrymore1944actressNone But the Lonely Heart
Eva Marie Saint1954actressOn the Waterfront
F. Murray Abraham1984actorAmadeus(Fahrid)
Fay Bainter1938actressJezebel
Faye Dunaway1976actressNetwork
Forest Whitaker2006actorThe Last King of Scotland
Frances McDormand1996actressFargo
Francis Ford Coppola1974directorThe Godfather Part II
Frank Borzage1932directorBad Girl
Frank Borzage1928directorSeventh Heaven
Frank Capra1934directorIt Happened One Night
Frank Capra1936directorMr. Deeds Goes to Town
Frank Capra1938directorYou Can't Take It with You
Frank Lloyd1933directorCavalcade
Frank Lloyd1929directorThe Divine Lady
Frank Sinatra1953actorFrom Here to Eternity(Francis)
Franklin J. Schaffner1970directorPatton(James)
Fred Zinnemann1966directorA Man for All Seasons
Fred Zinnemann1953directorFrom Here to Eternity
Fredric March1932actorDr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde
Fredric March1946actorThe Best Years of Our Lives
Gale Sondergaard1936actressAnthony Adverse
Gary Cooper1952actorHigh Noon
Gary Cooper1941actorSergeant York
Geena Davis1988actressThe Accidental Tourist(Virginia, Elizabeth)
Gene Hackman1971actorThe French Connection
Gene Hackman1992actorUnforgiven
Geoffrey Rush1996actorShine
George Arliss1930actorDisraeli
George Burns1975actorThe Sunshine Boys
George Chakiris1961actorWest Side Story
George Clooney2005actorSyriana
George Cukor1964directorMy Fair Lady
George Roy Hill1973directorThe Sting
George Kennedy1967actorCool Hand Luke
George Sanders1950actorAll About Eve
George C. Scott1970actorPatton(Campbell)
George Stevens1951directorA Place in the Sun
George Stevens1956directorGiant
Geraldine Page1985actressThe Trip to Bountiful
Gig Young1969actorThey Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Ginger Rogers1940actressKitty Foyle
Glenda Jackson1973actressA Touch of Class
Glenda Jackson1970actressWomen in Love
Gloria Grahame1952actressThe Bad and the Beautiful
Goldie Hawn1969actressCactus Flower
Grace Kelly1954actressThe Country Girl
Greer Garson1942actressMrs. Miniver
Gregory Peck1962actorTo Kill a Mockingbird
Gwyneth Paltrow1998actressShakespeare in Love
Haing S. Ngor1984actorThe Killing Fields(Somnang)
Halle Berry2001actressMonster's Ball
Harold Russell1946actorThe Best Years of Our Lives
Harry "Bing" Crosby1944actorGoing My Way(Bing)
Hattie McDaniel1939actressGone with the Wind
Heath Ledger2008actorThe Dark Knight
Helen Hayes1970actressAirport
Helen Hayes1932actressThe Sin of Madelon Claudet
Helen Hunt1997actressAs Good As It Gets
Helen Mirren2006actressThe Queen
Henry Fonda1981actorOn Golden Pond
Hilary Swank1999actressBoys Don't Cry
Hilary Swank2004actressMillion Dollar Baby
Holly Hunter1993actressThe Piano
Hugh Griffith1959actorBen-Hur
Humphrey Bogart1951actorThe African Queen
Ingrid Bergman1956actressAnastasia
Ingrid Bergman1944actressGaslight
Ingrid Bergman1974actressMurder on the Orient Express
Jack Albertson1968actorThe Subject Was Roses
Jack Lemmon1955actorMister Roberts
Jack Lemmon1973actorSave the Tiger
Jack Nicholson1997actorAs Good As It Gets
Jack Nicholson1975actorOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Jack Nicholson1983actorTerms of Endearment
Jack Palance1991actorCity Slickers
James L. Brooks1983directorTerms of Endearment(Lawrence)
James Cagney1942actorYankee Doodle Dandy
James Cameron1997directorTitanic
James Coburn1998actorAffliction
James Dunn1945actorA Tree Grows in Brooklyn
James Stewart1940actorThe Philadelphia Story(Jimmy)
Jamie Foxx2004actorRay
Jane Darwell1940actressThe Grapes of Wrath
Jane Fonda1978actressComing Home
Jane Fonda1971actressKlute
Jane Wyman1948actressJohnny Belinda
Janet Gaynor1928actressSeventh Heaven
Jared Leto2013actorDallas Buyers Club
Jason Robards1976actorAll the President's Men
Jason Robards1977actorJulia
Javier Bardem2007actorNo Country for Old Men
Jean Dujardin2011actorThe Artist
Jeff Bridges2009actorCrazy Heart
Jennifer Connelly2001actressA Beautiful Mind
Jennifer Hudson2006actressDreamgirls
Jennifer Jones1943actressThe Song of Bernadette
Jennifer Lawrence2012actressSilver Linings Playbook
Jeremy Irons1990actorReversal of Fortune
Jerome Robbins1961directorWest Side Story
Jessica Lange1994actressBlue Sky
Jessica Lange1982actressTootsie
Jessica Tandy1989actressDriving Miss Daisy(Jessie, Alice)
Jim Broadbent2001actorIris
Jo Van Fleet1955actressEast of Eden
Joan Crawford1945actressMildred Pierce
Joan Fontaine1941actressSuspicion
Joanne Woodward1957actressThe Three Faces of Eve
Jodie Foster1988actressThe Accused
Jodie Foster1991actressThe Silence of the Lambs
Joe Pesci1990actorGoodFellas
Joel Coen2007directorNo Country for Old Men
Joel Grey1972actorCabaret
John G. Avildsen1976directorRocky(Guilbert)
John Ford1941directorHow Green Was My Valley
John Ford1940directorThe Grapes of Wrath
John Ford1935directorThe Informer
John Ford1952directorThe Quiet Man
John Gielgud1981actorArthur
John Houseman1973actorThe Paper Chase
John Huston1948directorThe Treasure of the Sierra Madre
John Mills1970actorRyan's Daughter
John Schlesinger1969directorMidnight Cowboy
John Wayne1969actorTrue Grit(Marion)
Jon Voight1978actorComing Home
Jonathan Demme1991directorThe Silence of the Lambs
J. K. Simmons2014actorWhiplash(Jonathan, Kimble)
José Ferrer1950actorCyrano de Bergerac(Vicente)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz1949directorA Letter to Three Wives(Leo)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz1950directorAll About Eve(Leo)
Joseph Schildkraut1937actorThe Life of Émile Zola
Josephine Hull1950actressHarvey
Judi Dench1998actressShakespeare in Love
Judy Holliday1950actressBorn Yesterday
Julia Roberts2000actressErin Brockovich
Julianne Moore2014actressStill Alice(Julie, Anne)
Julie Andrews1964actressMary Poppins
Julie Christie1965actressDarling
Juliette Binoche1996actressThe English Patient
Karl Malden1951actorA Streetcar Named Desire
Kate Winslet2008actressThe Reader
Katharine Hepburn1967actressGuess Who's Coming to Dinner
Katharine Hepburn1933actressMorning Glory
Katharine Hepburn1981actressOn Golden Pond
Katharine Hepburn1968actressThe Lion in Winter
Kathryn Bigelow2009directorThe Hurt Locker
Kathy Bates1990actressMisery
Katina Paxinou1943actressFor Whom the Bell Tolls
Kevin Costner1990directorDances with Wolves
Kevin Kline1988actorA Fish Called Wanda
Kevin Spacey1999actorAmerican Beauty
Kevin Spacey1995actorThe Usual Suspects
Kim Basinger1997actressL.A. Confidential
Kim Hunter1951actressA Streetcar Named Desire
Laurence Olivier1948actorHamlet
Lee Grant1975actressShampoo
Lee Marvin1965actorCat Ballou
Leo McCarey1944directorGoing My Way
Leo McCarey1937directorThe Awful Truth
Lewis Milestone1930directorAll Quiet on the Western Front
Lewis Milestone1928directorTwo Arabian Nights
Lila Kedrova1964actressAlexis Zorbas
Linda Hunt1983actressThe Year of Living Dangerously
Lionel Barrymore1931actorA Free Soul
Liza Minnelli1972actressCabaret
Loretta Young1947actressThe Farmer's Daughter
Louis Gossett, Jr.1982actorAn Officer and a Gentleman
Louise Fletcher1975actressOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Luise Rainer1937actressThe Good Earth
Luise Rainer1936actressThe Great Ziegfeld
Lupita Nyong'o2013actress12 Years a Slave(Amondi)
Maggie Smith1978actressCalifornia Suite
Maggie Smith1969actressThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Marcia Gay Harden2000actressPollock
Margaret Rutherford1963actressThe V.I.P.s
Marie Dressler1931actressMin and Bill
Marion Cotillard2007actressLa Vie en Rose
Marisa Tomei1992actressMy Cousin Vinny
Marlee Matlin1986actressChildren of a Lesser God
Marlon Brando1954actorOn the Waterfront
Marlon Brando1972actorThe Godfather
Martin Balsam1965actorA Thousand Clowns
Martin Landau1994actorEd Wood
Martin Scorsese2006directorThe Departed
Mary Astor1941actressThe Great Lie
Mary Pickford1929actressCoquette
Mary Steenburgen1980actressMelvin and Howard
Matthew McConaughey2013actorDallas Buyers Club
Maureen Stapleton1981actressReds
Maximilian Schell1961actorJudgment at Nuremberg
Mel Gibson1995directorBraveheart
Melissa Leo2010actressThe Fighter
Melvyn Douglas1979actorBeing There
Melvyn Douglas1963actorHud
Mercedes McCambridge1949actressAll the King's Men
Mercedes Ruehl1991actressThe Fisher King
Meryl Streep1979actressKramer vs. Kramer
Meryl Streep1982actressSophie's Choice
Meryl Streep2011actressThe Iron Lady
Michael Caine1986actorHannah and Her Sisters
Michael Caine1999actorThe Cider House Rules
Michael Cimino1978directorThe Deer Hunter
Michael Curtiz1943directorCasablanca
Michael Douglas1987actorWall Street
Michel Hazanavicius2011directorThe Artist
Mike Nichols1967directorThe Graduate(Michael, Igor)
Miloš Forman1984directorAmadeus(Jan, Tomáš)
Miloš Forman1975directorOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest(Jan, Tomáš)
Mira Sorvino1995actressMighty Aphrodite
Miyoshi Umeki1957actressSayonara
Morgan Freeman2004actorMillion Dollar Baby
Natalie Portman2010actressBlack Swan
Nicolas Cage1995actorLeaving Las Vegas
Nicole Kidman2002actressThe Hours
Norma Shearer1930actressThe Divorcee
Norman Taurog1931directorSkippy
Octavia Spencer2011actressThe Help
Oliver Stone1989directorBorn on the Fourth of July
Oliver Stone1986directorPlatoon
Olivia de Havilland1949actressThe Heiress
Olivia de Havilland1946actressTo Each His Own
Olympia Dukakis1987actressMoonstruck
Patricia Arquette2014actressBoyhood
Patricia Neal1963actressHud
Patty Duke1962actressThe Miracle Worker(Anna, Marie)
Paul Lukas1943actorWatch on the Rhine
Paul Muni1936actorThe Story of Louis Pasteur
Paul Newman1986actorThe Color of Money
Paul Scofield1966actorA Man for All Seasons
Peggy Ashcroft1984actressA Passage to India
Penélope Cruz2008actressVicky Cristina Barcelona
Peter Finch1976actorNetwork
Peter Jackson2003directorThe Lord of Rings: The Return of King
Peter Ustinov1960actorSpartacus
Peter Ustinov1964actorTopkapi
Philip Seymour Hoffman2005actorCapote
Rachel Weisz2005actressThe Constant Gardener
Ray Milland1945actorThe Lost Weekend
Red Buttons1957actorSayonara
Reese Witherspoon2005actressWalk the Line
Renée Zellweger2003actressCold Mountain
Rex Harrison1964actorMy Fair Lady
Richard Attenborough1982directorGandhi
Richard Dreyfuss1977actorThe Goodbye Girl
Rita Moreno1961actressWest Side Story
Robert Benton1979directorKramer vs. Kramer
Robert De Niro1980actorRaging Bull
Robert De Niro1974actorThe Godfather Part II
Robert Donat1939actorGoodbye, Mr. Chips
Robert Duvall1983actorTender Mercies
Robert Redford1980directorOrdinary People
Robert Wise1965directorThe Sound of Music
Robert Wise1961directorWest Side Story
Robert Zemeckis1994directorForrest Gump
Roberto Benigni1998actorLife is Beautiful
Robin Williams1997actorGood Will Hunting
Rod Steiger1967actorIn the Heat of the Night
Roman Polanski2002directorThe Pianist
Ron Howard2001directorA Beautiful Mind
Ronald Colman1947actorA Double Life
Russell Crowe2000actorGladiator
Ruth Gordon1968actressRosemary's Baby
Sally Field1979actressNorma Rae
Sally Field1984actressPlaces in the Heart
Sam Mendes1999directorAmerican Beauty
Sandra Bullock2009actressThe Blind Side
Sandy Dennis1966actressWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Sean Connery1987actorThe Untouchables
Sean Penn2008actorMilk
Sean Penn2003actorMystic River
Shelley Winters1965actressA Patch of Blue
Shelley Winters1959actressThe Diary of Anne Frank
Shirley Booth1952actressCome Back, Little Sheba
Shirley Jones1960actressElmer Gantry
Shirley MacLaine1983actressTerms of Endearment
Sidney Poitier1963actorLilies of the Field
Simone Signoret1959actressRoom at the Top
Sissy Spacek1980actressCoal Miner's Daughter
Sophia Loren1961actressLa Ciociara
Spencer Tracy1938actorBoys Town
Spencer Tracy1937actorCaptains Courageous
Steven Soderbergh2000directorTraffic
Steven Spielberg1998directorSaving Private Ryan
Steven Spielberg1993directorSchindler's List
Susan Hayward1958actressI Want to Live!
Susan Sarandon1995actressDead Man Walking
Sydney Pollack1985directorOut of Africa
Tatum O'Neal1973actressPaper Moon
Teresa Wright1942actressMrs. Miniver
Thomas Mitchell1939actorStagecoach
Tilda Swinton2007actressMichael Clayton
Tim Robbins2003actorMystic River
Timothy Hutton1980actorOrdinary People
Tom Hanks1994actorForrest Gump
Tom Hanks1993actorPhiladelphia
Tom Hooper2010directorThe King's Speech
Tommy Lee Jones1993actorThe Fugitive
Tony Richardson1963directorTom Jones
Van Heflin1942actorJohnny Eager
Vanessa Redgrave1977actressJulia
Victor Fleming1939directorGone with the Wind
Victor McLaglen1935actorThe Informer
Vincente Minnelli1958directorGigi
Vivien Leigh1951actressA Streetcar Named Desire
Vivien Leigh1939actressGone with the Wind
Wallace Beery1932actorThe Champ
Walter Brennan1936actorCome and Get It
Walter Brennan1938actorKentucky
Walter Brennan1940actorThe Westerner
Walter Huston1948actorThe Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Walter Matthau1966actorFortune Cookie
Warner Baxter1929actorIn Old Arizona
Warren Beatty1981directorReds
Wendy Hiller1958actressSeparate Tables
Whoopi Goldberg1990actressGhost(Caryn, Elaine)
William Friedkin1971directorThe French Connection
William Holden1953actorStalag 17
William Hurt1985actorKiss of the Spider Woman
William Wyler1959directorBen-Hur
William Wyler1942directorMrs. Miniver
William Wyler1946directorThe Best Years of Our Lives
Woody Allen1977directorAnnie Hall
Yul Brynner1956actorThe King and I
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