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Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906– March 27, 2002) is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. He won the Best Director Oscar for Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, and The Apartment, and was nominated for Double Indemnity, Stalag 17, Sabrina, Witness for the Prosecution, Some Like it Hot. Other films: The Major and the Minor, A Foreign Affair, Ace in the Hole, Seven Year Itch, Spirit of St Louis, Love in the Afternoon, Avanti!.

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Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLane by Leo Fuchs on the set of Irma la Douce - 1963.

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Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Sunset Boulevard (1950) Gloria Swanson gives one of the most amazing performances ever captured on film.

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Jack Lemmon and Billy Wilder walk around the lot while filming "Irma la Douce" [1963]

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Some Like It Hot (1959) starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis & Jack Lemmon.... Ireland loves it too!❤️

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Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 – 27 March 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director, and writer for the same film (The Apartment).

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