William Wyler

Born: 1 July 1902, Mulhouse
Died: 27 July 1981, Beverly Hills, Calif

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Highlighted works

  • The Best Years of Our Lives

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    William Wyler’s poignant account of three WWII veterans adjusting to the difficulties of life back home swept the Oscars in 1946.

  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    This mammoth widescreen entertainment delivers Christian piety on an expansive scale, but its exciting chariot race showdown remains the best-remembered highlight.

  • Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    The role of the princess who escapes her duties for a day crystallised the charm of Audrey Hepburn, winning her an Oscar for her first Hollywood role.

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