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Winners: Oscar-Winning Screenwriters

Updated: August 22, 2016

Goldman, William, 1931-
Call Number: 812.09 G619-1

William Goldman—Best Original Screenplay, 1969 (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Best Adapted Screenplay, 1976 (All the President’s Men)


Curtis, James, 1953-
Call Number: 791.92 S935Cu

Preston Sturges—Best Original Screenplay, 1941 for The Great McGinty


Rowell, Erica, 1965-
Call Number: 791.92 C672Ro

Joel & Ethan Coen—Best Original Screenplay, 1996 (Fargo) and Best Adapted Screenplay, 2007 (No Country for Old Men)


Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964.
Call Number: 813 H447H 1985

Ben Hecht—Best Original Story, 1927 (Underworld) and Best Original Screenplay, 1935 (The Scoundrel)


Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002.
Call Number: 791.92 W673

Billy Wilder—Best Original Screenplay, 1945 (The Lost Weekend), 1950 (Sunset Boulevard) and 1960 (The Apartment)


Parish, James Robert.
Call Number: 812.092 B873Pa

Mel Brooks—Best Original Screenplay, 1968 for The Producers


Meryman, Richard, 1926-2015.
Call Number: 812 M278Me

Herman Mankiewicz—Best Original Screenplay, 1941 for Citizen Kane

Schulberg, Budd.
Call Number: 810.92 S386

Budd Schulberg—Best Original Screenplay, 1954 for On the Waterfront



Thompson, Emma.
Call Number: 809.281 T469

Emma Thompson—Best Adapted Screenplay, 1995 for Sense and Sensibility


Beauchamp, Cari.
Call Number: 812 M341Be

Frances Marion—Best Adapted Screenplay, 1930 (The Big House) and Best Story, 1931 (The Champ)