This Day in Oscar History: November 25 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1899: W. R. Burnett (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: Murray Schisgal (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Stephen H. Burum (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Died

2015: Elmo Williams (102) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2018: Gloria Katz (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: William Glasgow (66)

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

1973: Laurence Harvey (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1975: Harry Segall (83)

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

1981: Jack Albertson (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Enrico Sabbatini (66)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2008: William Gibson (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: Pennies from Heaven (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Pennies From Heaven”)

1936: Lloyds of London (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Art Direction/Production Design

1950: The West Point Story (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1952: Hans Christian Andersen (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Thumbelina”), Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound Recording

1956: Friendly Persuasion (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (William Wyler), Supporting Actor (Anthony Perkins), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)”), Sound Recording

1992: The Crying Game (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Neil Jordan), Actor (Stephen Rea), Supporting Actor (Jaye Davidson), Original Screenplay, Editing

1992: The Bodyguard (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I Have Nothing”, “Run To You”)

1998: Babe: Pig in the City (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“That’ll Do”)

2009: The Princess and the Frog (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Almost There”, “Down In New Orleans”)

2015: Creed (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Sylvester Stallone)

2016: Lion (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Dev Patel), Supporting Actress (Nicole Kidman), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography

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