This Day in Oscar History: April 20 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died

Released

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Born

1888: Charles D. Hall (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1892: Roy Pomeroy (55 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Engineering Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Engineering Effects

1893: Harold Lloyd (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1905: Nicholas Brodszky (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1909: George Tomasini (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1918: Herschel Burke Gilbert (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1924: Nina Foch (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1941: Ryan O’Neal (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1942: Ishu Patel (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1949: Jessica Lange (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress

1955: Dody Dorn (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Died

1937: Fredric Hope (37)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1973: Horace Woodard (68)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Novelty Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Novelty Short Film

1977: Bryan Foy (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1993: Joel Kane (71)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1997: Jean Louis (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {14 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

2000: Louis Applebaum (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

2013: Deanna Durbin (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

Released

1937: A Star Is Born (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (William Wellman), Actor (Fredric March), Actress (Janet Gaynor), Assistant Director, Screenplay, Original Story

1939: Dark Victory (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Bette Davis), Original Score

1977: Annie Hall (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Director (Woody Allen), Actress (Diane Keaton), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Woody Allen), Actor (Woody Allen), Actress (Diane Keaton), Original Screenplay

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