1966 Oscar Winners

The 38th Annual Academy Awards were held on Monday, April 18, 1966 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Best Picture

The Sound of Music won the Best Picture Oscar

The Sound of Music

20th Century Fox

Directed by Robert Wise

Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Angela Cartwright & Ben Wright

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
Art Direction (black & white)
Visual Effects
Costumes (black & white)
Music (Original Score)
Music (Original Song)
  • The Sandpiper
    "The Shadow of Your Smile" - Music by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Music (Scoring of Music--adaptation or treatment)
Sound Effects
Sound Mixing
Honorary Award
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Oscar Winner Totals

  1. The Sound of Music (5 Oscars)
  2. Doctor Zhivago (5 Oscars)
  3. Darling (3 Oscars)
  4. Ship of Fools (2 Oscars)
  5. Cat Ballou (1 Oscar)
  6. A Thousand Clowns (1 Oscar)
  7. A Patch of Blue (1 Oscar)
  8. The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1 Oscar)
  9. The Shop on Main Street (1 Oscar)
  10. The Sandpiper (1 Oscar)
  11. The Great Race (1 Oscar)
  12. Thunderball (1 Oscar)