This Day in Oscar History: January 9 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died


Born

1908: William B. Murphy (62 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1941: Susannah York (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: J. K. Simmons (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Imelda Staunton (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1954: Jack Leonard (41)

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

1956: Theodore St. John (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Charles Newman (76)

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

1990: Homer G. Tasker (90)

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

1992: Bill Naughton (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Peter Yates (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

2015: Samuel Goldwyn Jr. (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

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