He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Directors Guild of America (DGA) - D. WGAw/DGA - Preston Sturges Award 1991
Golden Globes: Wilder won five Golden Globes after the awards started in 1944: twice as the producer of Best Picture winners (Some Like It Hot and The Apartment); twice as a director (The Lost Weekend and Sunset Boulevard) and once as a screenwriter (Sabrina but this award wasn't presented from 1955 to 1965 during Wilder's most successful years).
In 1950 Wilder co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Sunset Boulevard. From the mid-1950s on Wilder made mostly comedies.