This Day in Oscar History: November 15 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1879: Lewis Stone (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1893: Grover Jones (46 at death)

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

1905: Frank Tuttle (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Bill Melendez (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: Richard H. Kline (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1940: Sam Waterston (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1957: Ray McKinnon (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

1947: Frank Wead (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Lionel Barrymore (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 5th-Co | 1 time

1955: Chandler Sprague (69)

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

1962: Irene (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1962: Ralph Dawson (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1973: Sid Rogell (73)

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

1977: William McGann (84)

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

1979: Jed Harris (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Alexander Tansman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1997: Saul Chaplin (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

2005: Age (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2017: Luis Enrique Bacalov (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

Released

1941: Blues in the Night (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Blues In The Night”)

1944: Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Special Effects

1946: Children of Paradise (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1949: The Fallen Idol (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Carol Reed), Screenplay

1953: Crazylegs (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Editing

1974: Earthquake (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound, Visual Effects     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Visual Effects

1985: Runaway Train (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Jon Voight), Supporting Actor (Eric Roberts), Editing

1989: Steel Magnolias (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Julia Roberts)

1991: Cape Fear (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1991 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Robert De Niro), Supporting Actress (Juliette Lewis)

1996: The Mirror Has Two Faces (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Lauren Bacall), Original Song (“I Finally Found Someone”)

2013: Nebraska (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Alexander Payne), Actor (Bruce Dern), Supporting Actress (June Squibb), Original Screenplay, Cinematography

2019: Ford v Ferrari (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing

2019: I Lost My Body (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

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