1959 Oscar Winners

The 31st Annual Academy Awards were held on Monday, April 6, 1959 at the RKO Pantages Theatre.

Best Picture

Gigi won the Best Picture Oscar


MGM Studios

Directed by Vincente Minnelli

Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold & Eva Gabor

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Writing (Original Screenplay)
Documentary (feature)
Foreign Language Film
Film Editing
Cinematography (black & white)
Art Direction
Visual Effects
Music (Original Song)
  • Gigi
    "Gigi" - Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music (Score Drama/Comedy)
Music (Score Musical)
Sound Mixing
Honorary Award

Oscar Winner Totals

  1. Gigi (9 Oscars)
  2. Separate Tables (2 Oscars)
  3. The Defiant Ones (2 Oscars)
  4. I Want To Live! (1 Oscar)
  5. The Big Country (1 Oscar)
  6. White Wilderness (1 Oscar)
  7. Mon Oncle (1 Oscar)
  8. The Old Man and the Sea (1 Oscar)
  9. South Pacific (1 Oscar)
  10. tom thumb (1 Oscar)