This Day in Oscar History: September 14 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1882: William S. Darling (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1899: Hal B. Wallis (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award

1911: Jay Dratler (57 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1914: Pietro Germi (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Kay Medford (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: James Dearden (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Melissa Leo (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Shawn Patterson (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Bong Joon Ho (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: Malik Bendjelloul (36 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1982: Franco Solinas (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Grace Kelly (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1984: Janet Gaynor (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1989: John Bright (81)

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

1999: Charles Crichton (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: Beah Richards (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Robert Wise (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Editing
     Academy President #25: 1985-88, 3 terms

Released

1944: Casanova Brown (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Sound Recording

1967: Live for Life (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1967: El Amor Brujo (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1984: A Soldier’s Story (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Adolph Caesar), Adapted Screenplay

1990: Postcards from the Edge (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Meryl Streep), Original Song (“I’m Checkin’ Out”)

1994: Quiz Show (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Redford), Supporting Actor (Paul Scofield), Adapted Screenplay

2007: Across the Universe (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2007: Eastern Promises (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Viggo Mortensen)

2007: In the Valley of Elah (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Tommy Lee Jones)

2012: The Master (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Supporting Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Supporting Actress (Amy Adams)

2017: The Insult (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2018: Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

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