This Day in Oscar History: July 22 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1905: Louis Diage (74 at death)

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

1918: Wendell Mayes (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: Bryan Forbes (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Vivien Merchant (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Louise Fletcher (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Fernando Ghia (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1935: Simon Kaye (85)

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

1936: John Korty (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

1939: Terence Stamp (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Paul Schrader (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Albert Brooks (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Alan Menken (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {19 Noms, 8 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Original Score, Comedy/Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Comedy/Musical Score

1954: Dianne Houston (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Willem Dafoe (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1981: Josh Lawson (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short

Died

1964: Heinz Herald (73)

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

1965: Arthur P. Schmidt (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1983: Darrell Silvera (82)

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

1987: Adele Comandini (89)

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

2001: Indro Montanelli (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Robert F. Blumofe (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2012: Frank R. Pierson (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Academy President #31: 2001-05, 4 terms

Released

1947: Crossfire (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Edward Dmytryk), Supporting Actor (Robert Ryan), Supporting Actress (Gloria Grahame), Screenplay

1948: Deep Waters (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1954: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Musical Score, Editing, Color Cinematography

1955: The Virgin Queen (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1960: The Time Machine (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

2005: Hustle & Flow (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp”)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Terrence Howard), Original Song (“It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp”)

2013: Blue Jasmine (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Cate Blanchett)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Cate Blanchett), Supporting Actress (Sally Hawkins), Original Screenplay

2016: Star Trek: Beyond (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

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