This Day in Oscar History: April 25 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1888: Bunny Dull (90 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing, Documentary Feature

1909: William L. Pereira (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Franklin Coen (78 at death)

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

1914: Bob Russell (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Tom Daly (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film

1930: Paul Mazursky (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1940: Al Pacino (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1946: Talia Shire (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1953: Ron Clements (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

1969: Renée Zellweger (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1982: Rachael Tate (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Sound Editing

Died

2018: Michael Anderson (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

2018: Philip D’Antoni (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1960: Hope Emerson (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: George Sanders (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1976: Carol Reed (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1982: W. R. Burnett (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Bernard C. Schoenfeld (82)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1990: Dexter Gordon (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1995: Alexander Knox (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1995: Ginger Rogers (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1996: Saul Bass (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

Released

1944: Follow the Boys (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I’ll Walk Alone”)

1945: Salty O’Rourke (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1979: Manhattan (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Mariel Hemingway), Original Screenplay

1984: Dangerous Moves (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2001: Amélie (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Foreign Language Film

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