This Day in Oscar History: November 27 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Alberto Colombo (65 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1895: Adolfo Franci (58 at death)

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

1898: Edward Kay (75 at death)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1909: James Agee (45 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1917: Robert Youngson (56 at death)

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1922: Hall Bartlett (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Anthony Pratt (82)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1951: Kathryn Bigelow (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1957: Callie Khouri (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Kevin O’Connell (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {21 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1961: Steve Oedekerk (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

1963: Fisher Stevens (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1981: Lotte Lenya (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Steve Gordon (44)

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

2000: George Wells (91)

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

2011: Ken Russell (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Released

1936: Born to Dance (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Swingin’ the Jinx”), Original Song (“I’ve Got You Under My Skin”)

1957: April Love (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“April Love”)

1976: Network (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Peter Finch), Actress (Faye Dunaway), Supporting Actress (Beatrice Straight), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Sidney Lumet), Actor (Peter Finch, William Holden), Actress (Faye Dunaway), Supporting Actor (Ned Beatty), Supporting Actress (Beatrice Straight), Original Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography

1996: Sling Blade (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Billy Bob Thornton), Adapted Screenplay

1996: The Crucible (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Joan Allen), Adapted Screenplay

2002: Treasure Planet (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2013: Frozen (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Let It Go”)
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Let It Go”)

2015: The Danish Girl (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Alicia Vikander)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Supporting Actress (Alicia Vikander), Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

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