The significance of Oscar Awards for anyone entering the film industry is known to all. All the actors, producers, directors and technical staff related to a movie are destined to one direction only that is to win the Oscar. Some artists have passed through the Hollywood industry who made a record of winning most Oscars in the world. here is a list of them:
1. Walt Disney
Walter Elyas Disney made it to be on the top of the list through his phenomenal compilations of cartoons and animated movies. Walter was basically an entrepreneur, cartoonist, voice actor, animator and film producer at the same time. Fictional characters like Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse and Goofy earned him much respect and he won 22 Oscars in his lifetime.
2. Cedric Gibbons
The second name on the list is also a milestone in his own field. Cedric Gibbons was an Irish art director and production designer who contributed greatly to motion picture during 1930s to 1950s. Out of thirty eight nominations in Oscar for art design, he made to win 11.
3. Alfred Newman
The first name belonging to the music industry is of Alfred Newman. Its quite justifying for a music composer, arranger and conductor like him to win 9 Oscars in his career. His famous works include ‘The Mark of Zorro’, ‘Wuthering Heights’ , ‘The Song of Bernadette’ and ‘The greatest Story Ever Told’ which brought 8 Oscars to her.
4. Edith Head
What brings beauty to the characters of a film has a lot to do with costumes. So w e have the best costume designer on our list Edith Head who has won 8 Oscars in her lifetime. She showed her talent in the movies like ‘The Heiress’ and ‘The Sting’.
5. Alan Menken
Alan Menken is an American music composer, actor and artist. He takes fifth spot on the list for his marvelous performances mostly for the films produced by Walt Disney Studios. His famous works include ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘Aladin’, ‘Tangled’, ‘Mirror Mirror’ and many more on the list. He won 8 Oscars through his career.
6. Fred Quimby
The man who influenced the childhoods of almost every kid of the world through his cartoons ‘Tom and Jerry’. Yes, he is none other than Fred Quimby who was an American cartoon producer. He made to win 8 Oscars through his unforgettable tom and Jerry characters.
7. Rick Baker
The man who makes a character to be like one it needs to be, Rick baker is an American special make-up effect creator. He has worked in the big movies like Men in Black, Star Wars – A New Hope and Planet of the Apes. All his classic work made him to win 7 Oscars.
8. Gary Rydstrom
Many great movies include the name Gary Rydstrom in its credits as sound designer and director. He started off with Indiana Jones and Terminator and then appeared in works like Shrek, Jurassic park, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He won 7 Oscars for his contribution.
9. Billy Wilder
Known for the brilliance and versatility, Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist. He has won a total of 6 Oscars which he managed by contributing to movies like The Apartment, Double Indemnity, The Lost weekend and the most famous Some Like it Hot.
10. Dennis Muren
One of the best special effect artist and supervisor, Dennis Muren makes it to be the winner of 9 Oscars through his unprecedented works. His art of giving effects appeared in a number of movies but the most famous contribution is to Star Wars episodes four, five and six.