This Day in Oscar History: July 25 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1878: William C. de Mille (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #2: 1929-31, 2 terms; Academy Awards Host: 1st-Co, 2nd | 2 times

1894: Walter Brennan (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1908: Jack Gilford (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Olle Nordemar (84 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1935: Barbara Harris (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Kirk Simon (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Patrick Williams (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: W. P. Lipscomb (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Harry M. Warner (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Francis Faragoh (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1977: Irmgard Von Cube (77)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1986: Vincente Minnelli (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1995: Eleanore Griffin (91)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

2003: John Schlesinger (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Michael Cacoyannis (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: Blossoms in the Dust (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Greer Garson), Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design

1945: Incendiary Blonde (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1946: Night and Day (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1997: Air Force One (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound

2003: Seabiscuit (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound/Sound Mixing

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