Past Oscar Winners

1959 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Ben-Hur
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • The Nun's Story  
  • Room at the Top
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur
  • James Stewart, Anatomy of a Murder
  • Paul Muni, The Last Angry Man
  • Laurence Harvey, Room at the Top
  • Jack Lemmon, Some Like It Hot
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Simone Signoret, Room at the Top
  • Audrey Hepburn, The Nun's Story
  • Doris Day, Pillow Talk
  • Katharine Hepburn, Suddenly Last Summer
  • Elizabeth Taylor, Suddenly, Last Summer
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Hugh Griffith, Ben-Hur
  • Arthur O'Connell, Anatomy of a Murder
  • George C. Scott, Anatomy of a Murder
  • Ed Wynn, The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Robert Vaughn, The Young Philadelphians
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Shelley Winters, The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Susan Kohner, Imitation of Life
  • Juanita Moore, Imitation of Life
  • Juanita Moore, Pillow Talk
  • Hermione Baddeley, Room at the Top
Best Director
  • William Wyler, Ben-Hur
  • George Stevens, The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Fred Zinnemann, The Nun's Story
  • Jack Clayton, Room at the Top
  • Billy Wilder, Some Like It Hot

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