Past Oscar Winners

1972 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • The Godfather
  • Cabaret
  • Deliverance  
  • Sounder
  • The Emigrants  
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Marlon Brando, The Godfather
  • Peter O'Toole, The Ruling Class
  • Michael Caine, Sleuth
  • Laurence Olivier, Sleuth
  • Paul Winfield, Sounder
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Liza Minnelli, Cabaret
  • Diana Ross, Lady Sings the Blues 
  • Cicely Tyson, Sounder
  • Maggie Smith, Travels with My Aunt 
  • Liv Ullmann, The Emigrants
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Joel Grey, Cabaret
  • James Caan, The Godfather
  • Robert Duvall, The Godfather
  • Al Pacino, The Godfather
  • Eddie Albert, The Heartbreak Kid 
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Eileen Heckart, Butterflies Are Free
  • Susan Tyrrell, Fat City
  • Jeannie Berlin, The Heartbreak Kid
  • Geraldine Page, Pete ‘n’ Tillie
  • Shelley Winters, The Poseidon Adventure
Best Director
  • Bob Fosse, Cabaret
  • John Boorman, Deliverance
  • Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather
  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Sleuth
  • Jan Troell, The Emigrants

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