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William Wellman

Born on February 19, 1896 in Brookline, MA
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A one-time juvenile petty criminal and hockey player, William Wellman went on to serve in the French Foreign Legion and later became a World War I air ace. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1954 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director The High and the Mighty Nominated
1954 Directors Guild of America Best Director The High and the Mighty Nominated
1949 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Battleground Nominated
1937 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director A Star Is Born Nominated
1937 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Story A Star Is Born Won
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