This Day in Oscar History: October 30 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died

Released


Born

1870: Lawrence Grant (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 4th | 1 time

1889: Arthur Johns (57 at death)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1890: Warren Doane (73 at death)

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

1890: Edward Doherty (84 at death)

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

1896: Ruth Gordon (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1903: John Tribby (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1904: Sergio Amidei (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1906: Paul J. Smith (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1911: Ruth Hussey (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Nestor Almendros (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1931: Ann Roth (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Louis Malle (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1937: Claude Lelouch (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Charles Fox (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Paul Engelen (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1959: Richard LaGravenese (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Philippe Pollet-Villard (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1961: Joe Berlinger (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Edson Williams (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Died

1986: Lewis Allan (83)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1995: Brian Easdale (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

Released

1968: The Lion in Winter (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Anthony Harvey), Lead Actor (Peter O’Toole), Lead Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Costume Design

1986: The Mission (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Roland Joffe), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design

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