Oscars 1959

Best Picture WinnerBen-Hur
Best Picture NominationsAnatomy of a Murder, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Nun's Story, Room at the Top
Best Director WinnerWilliam Wyler for Ben-Hur
Best Director NominationsJack Clayton for 'Room at the Top', George Stevens for 'The Diary of Anne Frank', Billy Wilder for 'Some Like It Hot', Fred Zinnemann for 'The Nun's Story'
Best ActorCharlton Heston in 'Ben-Hur
Best Actor NominationsLaurence Harvey in 'Room at the Top', Jack Lemmon in 'Some Like It Hot', Paul Muni in 'The Last Angry Man', James Stewart in 'Anatomy of a Murder'
Best Actress Simone Signoret in 'Room at the Top'
Best Actress NominationsDoris Day in 'Pillow Talk', Audrey Hepburn in 'The Nun's Story', Katharine Hepburn in 'Suddenly, Last Summer', Elizabeth Taylor in 'Suddenly, Last Summer'
Best Supporting ActorHugh Griffith in 'Ben-Hur'
Best Supporting Actor NominationsArthur O'Connell in 'Anatomy of a Murder', George C. Scott in 'Anatomy of a Murder', Robert Vaughn in 'The Young Philadelphians', Ed Wynn in 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
Best Supporting ActressShelley Winters in 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
Best Supporting Actress NominationsHermione Baddeley in 'Room at the Top', Susan Kohner in 'Imitation of Life', Juanita Moore in 'Imitation of Life', Thelma Ritter in 'Pillow Talk'