This Day in Oscar History: November 26 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1892: Charles Brackett (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay, Story and Screenplay, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay, Motion Picture Story
     Academy President #12: 1949-55, 6 terms

1908: Leonard Spigelgass (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Brunello Rondi (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: Albert Maysles (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Michael Becker (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Bernardo Bertolucci (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1963: Edwin B. Willis (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {32 Noms, 8 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1980: Rachel Roberts (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1980: Conrad A. Nervig (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2004: Philippe De Broca (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Marit Allen (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1934: Imitation of Life (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Assistant Directing, Sound Recording

1937: Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1938: Angels with Dirty Faces (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Michael Curtiz), Actor (James Cagney), Original Story

1943: His Butler’s Sister (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1953: Kiss Me Kate (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1986: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Cinematography, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

2003: The Cooler (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Alec Baldwin)

2003: The Triplets of Belleville (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Belleville Rendez-vous”)

2003: In America (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Samantha Morton), Supporting Actor (Djimon Hounsou), Original Screenplay

2004: A Very Long Engagement (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

2008: Australia (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2010: The King’s Speech (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Tom Hooper), Actor (Colin Firth), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Tom Hooper), Actor (Colin Firth), Supporting Actor (Colin Firth), Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound/Sound Mixing

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