36th Academy Awards

The 36th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1963, were held on April 13, 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.

They were hosted by Jack Lemmon.

Best Picture winner Tom Jones became the only film in history to garner three Best Supporting Actress nominations.

The 1963 Academy Award Winners

Picture: Tom Jones
Actor: Sidney Poitier (Lilies of the Field)
Actress: Patricia Neal (Hud)
Supporting Actor: Melvyn Douglas (Hud)
Supporting Actress: Margaret Rutherford (The V.I.P.s)
Director: Tony Richardson (Tom Jones)
Adapted Screenplay: John Osborne (Tom Jones)
Original Screenplay: James R. Webb (How the West Was Won)
Song: "Call Me Irresponsible" (Papa's Delicate Condition)
Score: Tom Jones (Original) / Irma La Douce (Adaptation)
Cinematography: Hud (Black and White) / Cleopatra (Color)
Costume Design: 8 1/2 (Black and White) / Cleopatra (Color)
Art / Set Decoration: America America (Black and White) / Cleopatra (Color)
Film Editing: How the West Was Won
Foreign Language Film: 8 1/2 (Italy)
Sound: How the West Was Won
Sound Effects: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Visual Effects: Cleopatra
Short Films: The Critic (Cartoons) / An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Live Action)
Documentaries: Chagall (Short) / Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With the World (Feature)

The thirty-sixth Academy Awards ceremony was held on Monday, April 13, 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Sidney Poitier (Lilies of the Field) became the first African-American to win the award for best actor. Jack Lemmon hosted the event.