This Day in Oscar History: April 28 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1878: Lionel Barrymore (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 5th-Co | 1 time

1893: Charles Schoenbaum (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1894: Warren Newcombe (66 at death)

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1917: Robert Anderson (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1929: Carolyn Jones (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Ann-Margret (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Mary McDonnell (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Anthony McCarten (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Jason Hall (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Penélope Cuz (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1970: Ed Begley (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Russell Metty (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1984: Tregoweth Brown (84)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1987: Russ Saunders (81)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1989: Jack Cummings (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1991: Steve Broidy (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1999: Donald Stewart (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2002: John K. Wilkinson (82)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Released

1943: Crash Dive (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1945: The Enchanted Cottage (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1946: Shoe-Shine (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film (Special/Honorary)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1950: No Sad Songs for Me (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1967: Casino Royale (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Look Of Love”)

2006: United 93 (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Paul Greengrass), Editing

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