5. Donald Ogden Stewart, Best Screenplay, The Philadelphia Story (1941)
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Oscar has seen his share of divas in his time, but they usually shroud their self-importance in a combination of glitz and humility. After he was awarded Best Screenplay for Philadelphia Story, Donald Ogden Stewart had the ultimate Oscar mic-dropping moment.
He said what we're sure a lot of past winners have thought: "There has been so much niceness here tonight that I'm happy to say that I am entirely and solely responsible for the success of The Philadelphia Story."