This Day in Oscar History: October 27 (2019)

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/Production Design (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/Production Design (Color)

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

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

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

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

1924: Ronnie Taylor (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Ron Satlof (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: John Cleese (80) [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: Actress

1946: Ivan Reitman (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1952: Roberto Benigni (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Peter Firth (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Michael O’Connor (54) [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

2014: Daniel Boulanger (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1942: The Moon and Sixpence (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1964: The Americanization of Emily (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1965: King Rat (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1989: The Bear (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1995: Mighty Aphrodite (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Mira Sorvino), Original Screenplay

1995: Leaving Las Vegas (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Nicolas Cage)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Mike Figgis), Actor (Nicolas Cage), Actress (Elisabeth Shue), Adapted Screenplay

2006: Babel (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Bryan Cranston)

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