This Day in Oscar History: August 29 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: Michael Chekhov (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1898: Preston Sturges (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: Harry Losee (51 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1901: Asakazu Nakai (86 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1903: Howard Shoup (83 at death)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1905: James E. Newcom (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1912: Steve Fisher (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1913: Sylvia Fine (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1915: Ingrid Bergman (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1923: Richard Attenborough (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1935: William Friedkin (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Elliott Gould (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Eddie Schmidt (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Nicole Rocklin (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1967: Malcolm Brown (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1973: Michael Dunn (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: Jean Hagen (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Ingrid Bergman (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1987: Lee Marvin (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1995: Frank Perry (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

2016: Gene Wilder (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: Sun Valley Serenade (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Chattanooga Choo Choo”), Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1941: When Ladies Meet (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

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