Past Oscar Winners

1956 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Friendly Persuasion
  • PGiant
  • The King and I  
  • The Ten Commandments
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Yul Brynner, The King and I
  • James Dean, Giant
  • Rock Hudson, Giant
  • Kirk Douglas, Lust for Life
  • Laurence Olivier, Richard III
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Ingrid Bergman, Anastasia
  • Carroll Baker, Baby Doll
  • Nancy Kelly, The Bad Seed
  • Deborah Kerr, The King and I
  • Katharine Hepburn, The Rainmaker
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Red Buttons, Sayonara
  • Sessue Hayakawa, The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Vittorio De Sica, A Farewell to Arms
  • Arthur Kennedy, Peyton Place
  • Russ Tamblyn, Peyton Place
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Dorothy Malone, Written on the Wind
  • Mildred Dunnock, Baby Doll
  • Eileen Heckart, The Bad Seed
  • Patty McCormack, The Bad Seed
  • Mercedes McCambridge, Giant
Best Director
  • George Stevens, Giant
  • Michael Anderson, Around the World in Eighty Days
  • William Wyler, Friendly Persuasion
  • Walter Lang, The King and I
  • King Vidor, War and Peace

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