This Day in Oscar History: March 22 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: Joseph Schildkraut (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: John Link (67 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1908: Louis L’Amour (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1912: Karl Malden (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy President #27: 1989-92, 3 terms

1913: Lew Wasserman (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1920: Travilla (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1922: Stewart Stern (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Stephen Sondheim (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Robert Kaufman (60 at death)

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

1931: Patricia Norris (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1938: Michael Westmore (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Haing S. Ngor (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Eric Roth (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1948: Andrew Lloyd Webber (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1955: Lena Olin (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Nicole Holofcener (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Reese Witherspoon (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1958: Michael Todd (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: William V. Skall (78)

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1984: Paul Francis Webster (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1987: Morton Haack (62)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

1994: Walter Lantz (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1997: James G. Stewart (89)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

2001: William Hanna (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

Released

1935: Naughty Marietta (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Sound Recording

1936: The Great Ziegfeld (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Actress (Luise Rainer), Dance Direction (“A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody”)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Z. Leonard), Actress (Luise Rainer), Original Story, Dance Direction (“A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody”), Editing, Art Direction/Production Design

1940: My Son, My Son! (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1940: Primrose Path (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Marjorie Rambeau)

1967: Thoroughly Modern Millie (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Music Score
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Carol Channing), Original Song (“Thoroughly Modern Millie”), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Original Music Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

2013: The Croods (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

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