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!.

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 Billy Wilder on the set of "Some like it hot", 1959
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Billy Wilder & Jack Lemmon - Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie...

Billy Wilder & Jack Lemmon - Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie...

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Billy Wilder. Austro-Hungarian-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).

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

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

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

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

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Saul Bass.  Billy Wilder's Stalag 17 (1953), starring William Holden. Look for film director Otto Preminger and a very young Peter Graves.

Saul Bass. Billy Wilder's Stalag 17 (1953), starring William Holden. Look for film director Otto Preminger and a very young Peter Graves.

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Jack Lemmon in The Apartment, 1960, directed by Billy Wilder.     Billy Wilder and Jack - doesn't get any better!!

Jack Lemmon in The Apartment, 1960, directed by Billy Wilder. Billy Wilder and Jack - doesn't get any better!!

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

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

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