And congratulations to our winner …… for the correct answer that The Film Director to receive the most Academy Awards for Directing is John Ford, who took home Oscars four of the five times he was nominated
He won Oscars for The Quiet Man (1952) How Green Was My Valley 1941
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) The Informer (1935) He won another two oscars for his WWII documentary work. The director to receive the most Directing nominations is William Wyler, with 12 but he only won three. Alfred Hitchcock never received an oscar for Best Director although Rebecca won Best Film in 1941. Michael Curtiz picked up one Best Director oscar for Casablanca.