This Day in Oscar History: September 17 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died


Born

1900: Jules White (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Comedy Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film

1903: Elmo Veron (87 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1920: Annie Dorfmann (96)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Film

1931: Anne Bancroft (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Marit Allen (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1962: Baz Luhrmann (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1979: Neill Blomkamp (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Bert Kalmar (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Josephine Lovett (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1972: Akim Tamiroff (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1993: Christian Nyby (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2005: Joel Hirschhorn (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Song or Adaptation Score

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