This Day in Oscar History: July 30 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1900: William Kellner (95 at death)

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

1907: Milton Holmes (80 at death)

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

1908: Lawrence W. Butler (80 at death)

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1939: Peter Bogdanovich (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Barbara Kopple (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1960: Richard Linklater (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Laurence Fishburne (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1970: Christopher Nolan (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

1974: Hilary Swank (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

1968: Alexander Hall (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1970: D’Eaubonne (67)

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

1974: Oscar Lagerstrom (83)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1983: Lynn Fontanne (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1995: Alfredo Giannetti (71)

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

1996: Claudette Colbert (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 28th-Co | 1 time

2007: Michelangelo Antonioni (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

2007: Ingmar Bergman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

2014: Dick Smith (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1944: Secret Command (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1972: Deliverance (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Boorman), Editing

2004: The Village (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

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