This Day in Oscar History: February 19 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations


Born

1887: Paul Terry (84 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1895: Louis Calhern (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1899: Homer G. Tasker (90 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1911: Merle Oberon (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1912: Saul Chaplin (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1924: Lee Marvin (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Philip D’Antoni (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Adrien Joyce (69 at death)

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

1945: Jon Whiteley (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1946: Luis Puenzo (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Massimo Troisi (41 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Benicio Del Toro (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1946: Jack Sullivan (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1952: Lawrence Grant (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 4th | 1 time

1954: Geza Herczeg (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Michael Steinore (60)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1966: James Edward Grant (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Hamilton Luske (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1974: Louis Mesenkop (71)

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

1984: Lewis J. Rachmil (75)

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

1990: Michael Powell (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Vladimir Pozner (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Stanley Kramer (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

2002: Gene Ruggiero (91)

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

2008: David Watkin (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: Trail of the Lonesome Pine (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“A Melody From The Sky”)

1943: The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1944: The Uninvited (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1958: Cowboy (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Editing

1960: The Last Voyage (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1964: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: 1964: Foreign Language Film; 1965: Original Story and Screenplay, Original Song (“I Will Wait For You”), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Substantially Original Score

1983: Betrayal (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2020: Corpus Christi (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: International Film

Oscar Nominations

1968: 40th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1967}

1974: 46th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1973}

1991: 63rd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1990}

1992: 64th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1991}

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