This Day in Oscar History: July 23 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1884: Emil Jannings (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1888: Raymond Chandler (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1894: Hans Peters (82 at death)

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

1896: Dale Van Every (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1914: Carl Foreman (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1924: Massimo Franciosa (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Gavin Lambert (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Jan Troell (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Jon Landau (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Woody Harrelson (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Philip Seymour Hoffman (46 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Shawn Levy (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1979: Iain Canning (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1951: Robert Flaherty (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Valentine Davies (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Motion Picture Story, Documentary Short
     Academy President #16: 1960-61, 2 terms (died in office)

1964: David Hall (59)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1966: Montgomery Clift (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Leith Stevens (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1971: Van Heflin (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Robert Usher (89)

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

1994: Hans J. Salter (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

Released

1982: The World According to Garp (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (John Lithgow), Supporting Actress (Glenn Close)

1982: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Charles Durning)

1993: Poetic Justice (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Again”)

2010: Salt (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

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