||John Schlesinger for Midnight Cowboy
||John Wayne for True Grit
||Maggie Smith for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
||William Goldman for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
|Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
||Waldo Salt for Midnight Cowboy
||Gig Young for They Shoot Horses, Don't they?
||Goldie Hawn for Cactus Flower