Quiz: Who wrote the most best-picture winners at the Oscars?
Two people penned the screenplays to the most best-picture champs at the Academy Awards: three. One of them was Francis Ford Coppola: "Patton" (1970), "The Godfather" (1972), "The Godfather, Part II" (1974). Who was the other? To see the answer, click here!
ANSWER: C.) Alan Jay Lerner wrote the screenplays to three Oscar best-picture winners: "An American in Paris" (1952), "Gigi" (1958) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). He only won Oscars for two of those scripts: "An American in Paris" and "Gigi." "My Fair Lady" lost the race for best adapted screenplay to "Becket" by Edward Anhalt.
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