This Day in Oscar History: December 13 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1890: Marc Connelly (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1899: Sidney S. Brod (55 at death)

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

1901: Merrill G. White (57 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1901: George R. Groves (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1903: Richard de Rochemont (78 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1908: Wolfgang Reinhardt (70 at death)

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

1910: Van Heflin (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: John Stoll (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1914: Larry Parks (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1929: Christopher Plummer (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Richard D. Zanuck (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1967: Jamie Foxx (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1973: Allie Wrubel (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1991: Judy Moorcroft (58)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2012: Gil Friesen (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Released

1929: Dynamite (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1940: Comrade X (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1956: Stagecoach to Fury (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1956: Anastasia (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Ingrid Bergman)     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Ingrid Bergman), Dramatic or Comedy Score

1956: The Rainmaker (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Dramatic or Comedy Score

1957: Peyton Place (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Mark Robson), Actress (Lana Turner), Supporting Actor (Arthur Kennedy, Russ Tamblyn), Supporting Actress (Hope Lange, Diane Varsi), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography

1965: A Thousand Clowns (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Martin Balsam)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Martin Balsam), Adapted Screenplay, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1971: Nicholas and Alexandra (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Janet Suzman), Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1972: The Poseidon Adventure (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“The Morning After”), Visual Effects     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Shelley Winters), Original Song (“The Morning After”), Original Dramatic Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound, Visual Effects

1989: Driving Miss Daisy (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Actress (Jessica Tandy), Adapted Screenplay, Makeup     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Morgan Freeman), Actress (Jessica Tandy), Supporting Actor (Dan Aykroyd), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup

1989: Blaze (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1989: Enemies, A Love Story (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin), Adapted Screenplay

1995: Sense and Sensibility (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Emma Thompson), Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet), Adapted Screenplay, Original Dramatic Score, Cinematography, Costume Design

1996: The Preacher’s Wife (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score

2001: A Beautiful Mind (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Ron Howard), Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly), Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Ron Howard), Actor (Russell Crowe), Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Makeup

2013: American Hustle (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (David O. Russell), Actor (Christian Bale), Actress (Amy Adams), Supporting Actor (Bradley Cooper), Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Original Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2013: Saving Mr. Banks (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Score

2013: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2019: Bombshell (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Charlize Theron), Supporting Actress (Margot Robbie), Makeup & Hairstyling

2019: Richard Jewell (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Kathy Bates)

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