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Michael Wilson

Born on July 1, 1914 in McAlester, OK
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American screenwriter Michael Wilson was first a short story writer and instructor before going to write screenplays for Hopalong Cassidy Westerns in Hollywood in 1940. He interrupted his career to serve as a lieutenant with the Marines. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1957 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay The Bridge on the River Kwai Won
1956 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Friendly Persuasion Nominated
1952 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Screenplay 5 Fingers Nominated
1952 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay 5 Fingers Won
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Screenplay A Place in the Sun Won


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