This Day in Oscar History: November 19 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1890: Oscar Lagerstrom (83 at death)

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

1893: Bert Glennon (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Walter G. Elliott (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1903: Nancy Carroll (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1905: Roy Seawright (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1908: George Jenkins (98 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1916: Sinsaku Himeda (80 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1919: Gillo Pontecorvo (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Ruth Morley (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1954: Kathleen Quinlan (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Allison Janney (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Jodie Foster (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Hilary Henkin (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Andrea Jublin (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Barry Jenkins (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Adam Driver (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1971: Stuart Gilmore (62)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1973: William Kiernan (65)

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

1992: Diane Varsi (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Alan J. Pakula (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: John Michael Hayes (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Mike Nichols (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

2016: Paul Sylbert (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

Released

1929: The Love Parade (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Ernst Lubitsch), Actor (Maurice Chevalier), Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1932: I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Paul Muni), Sound Recording

1937: A Damsel in Distress (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dance Direction (“Fun House”)     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Fun House”), Art Direction/Production Design

1941: Skylark (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1942: You Were Never Lovelier (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Dearly Beloved”), Score of a Musical, Sound Recording

1946: The Razor’s Edge (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Anne Baxter)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Clifton Webb), Supporting Actress (Anne Baxter), Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design

1947: Mourning Becomes Electra (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Michael Redgrave), Actress (Rosalind Russell)

1956: Seven Samurai (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1958: Houseboat (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay, Original Song (“Almost In Your Arms (Love Song From ‘Houseboat’)”)

1975: Cousin, Cousine (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Marie-Christine Barrault), Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

1975: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Milos Forman), Actor (Jack Nicholson), Actress (Louise Fletcher), Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Milos Forman), Actor (Jack Nicholson), Actress (Louise Fletcher), Supporting Actor (Brad Dourif), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography

1980: Heaven’s Gate (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1993: Addams Family Values (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1999: Toy Story 2 (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“When She Loved Me”)

1999: Sleepy Hollow (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2010: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Visual Effects

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