This Day in Oscar History: March 3 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: Roy Davidson (66 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1901: Gwen Wakeling (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1917: Robert Luthardt (60 at death)

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

1922: Jay Presson Allen (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Lawrence Hauben (54 at death)

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

1933: Bruno Bozzetto (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Bobby Driscoll (31 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Ariane Mnouchkine (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Chuck Braverman (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1945: George Miller (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Animated Feature, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1958: Miranda Richardson (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

Died

1976: Ray Gilbert (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Danny Kaye (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Academy Awards Host: 24th | 1 time

1995: Douglas Stewart (75)

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

1996: Marguerite Duras (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2012: Ralph McQuarrie (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Released

1937: Lost Horizon (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (H.B. Warner), Assistant Directing, Scoring, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1944: Voice in the Wind (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score, Sound Recording

1945: The Picture of Dorian Gray (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Angela Lansbury), Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1995: Roommates (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

2017: Logan (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

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