As of 2021, how many times has Woody Allen been nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay?
Woody Allen has been nominated 24 times: 16 as a screenwriter, seven as a director, and once as an actor. Allen has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer; all in the Best Original Screenplay category.
Besides having the most nominations in the category with 16, he has actually received the most awards with 3 ("Annie Hall", "Hannah and Her Sisters", and "Midnight in Paris"). Paddy Chayefsky has also won three screenwriting Oscars: two for Original Screenplay ("The Hospital" and "Network") and one for Adapted Screenplay ("Marty").
Additionally, it is worth noting that notwithstanding that Allen has garnered a personal total of 24 Oscar nominations, his movies as of 2021 have received a total of 53 Oscar nominations.