Best Picture Oscar Winners
Explore our collection of Best Picture Oscar winners, including Ben Affleck, George Clooney, James L. Brooks, Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow and Peter Jackson. View full biographies, photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
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Activist, Film Actor, Television Actor / 1961 -
People's sexiest man alive George Clooney is an Oscar-winning actor best known for playing Dr. Doug Ross on TV's ER and Danny Ocean in the Ocean's Eleven films.
James L. Brooks
Director, Producer, Television Producer, Screenwriter / 1940 -
James L. Brooks is an award-winning producer, director and screenwriter known for series like The Mary Tyler Moore Show and films such as Terms of Endearment.
Filmmaker, Screenwriter / 1951 -
Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has directed films like Point Break and Zero Dark Thirty. In 2009, she became the first woman to win an Academy Award for best director for The Hurt Locker (2008).
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