This Day in Oscar History: April 27 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died


Born

1893: Fritz Maurischat (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1899: Walter Lantz (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1932: Anouk Aimee (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Sandy Dennis (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Vittorio Cecchi Gori (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1964: Rob Coleman (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1976: Sally Hawkins (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1963: Kenneth Macgowan (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Edward R. Robinson (85)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1982: Tom Tully (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Bella Spewack (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Gabriel Figueroa (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

2013: Aida Bortnik (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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