Wednesday, June 6, 2007

ANSWER - Tuesday Triva: Directors

What Hollywood legend holds the record for having directed the greatest number of actors and actresses in Oscar-winning performances?

William Wyler, with 14. The winners were for Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday), Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl), Olivia de Havilland (The Heiress), Greer Garson (Mrs. Miniver), and Bette Davis (Jezebel); for Best Actor: Charlton Heston (Ben-Hur) and Fredric March (The Best Years of Our Lives); Best Supporting Actress: Fay Bainter (Jezebel) and Teresa Wright (Mrs. Miniver); and Best Supporting Actor: Hugh Griffith (Ben-Hur), Harold Russell (The Best Years of Our Lives), Burl Ives (The Big Country), and Walter Brennan - twice (Come and Get it and The Westerner).

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