This Day in Oscar History: April 6 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died


Born

1884: Walter Huston (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Harold Rosson (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1895: Dudley Nichols (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay

1900: Leo Robin (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1929: Andre Previn (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1942: Barry Levinson (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

1953: Patrick Doyle (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1955: Robert Epstein (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1972: Anders Thomas Jensen (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2014: Mickey Rooney (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1987: Philip Jefferies (61)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1996: Greer Garson (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress

2007: George Jenkins (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Ceremonies

1959: 31st Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1958}

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