This Day in Oscar History: January 19 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1883: Elliott Clawson (59 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1902: Gene Milford (89 at death)

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1906: Millen Brand (74 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1907: Charles Henderson (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1927: Franco Solinas (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Dolly Parton (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Damien Chazelle (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1976: Ted McCord (75)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1983: Robert Carson (73)

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

1988: Cary O’Dell (77)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1988: Bridget Boland (74)

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

1990: Vina Delmar (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1994: Kenneth Utt (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Anthony Franciosa (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

2014: Michael Sporn (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

2018: Dorothy Malone (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1929: In Old Arizona (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Warner Baxter)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Irving Cummings), Actor (Warner Baxter), Writing, Cinematography

1944: The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1955: Unchained (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Unchained Melody”)

1962: Tender Is the Night (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Tender Is The Night”)

2007: The Last King of Scotland (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Forest Whitaker)     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Forest Whitaker)

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