This Day in Oscar History: October 27 (2014)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died

Released


Born

1892: Jane Murfin (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Gabriel Scognamillo (67 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1906: Al Roelofs (83 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1909: Addison Hehr (61 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1918: Teresa Wright (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress

1922: Ruby Dee (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Ronnie Taylor (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1939: John Cleese (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Carrie Snodgress (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Ivan Reitman (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1952: Roberto Benigni (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Lead Actor, Original Screenplay

1953: Peter Firth (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Michael O’Connor (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

Died

1942: Del Andrews (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1964: Rudolph Maté (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Eric Maschwitz (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1990: Jacques Demy (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Song, Substantially Original Score, Musical Score

1999: Frank DeVol (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

2002: Andre de Toth (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

2006: Babel (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu), Supporting Actress (Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing

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