This Day in Oscar History: September 4 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1892: Pete Smith (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Color Short Film, One-Reel Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Color Short Film, Novelty Short Film, One-Reel Short Film

1899: Ida Kaminska (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1901: Paul Osborn (86 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

1908: Edward Dmytryk (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1909: William Ziegler (67 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1928: Jerome Hellman (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Richard Castellano (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Leonard Frey (49 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Mark Ronson (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Arthur Johns (57)

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

1976: George R. Groves (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1990: Irene Dunne (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Released

1937: Varsity Show (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“The Finale”)

1942: Orchestra Wives (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I’ve Got A Gal In Kalamazoo”)

1968: Stolen Kisses (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1979: The Maids of Wilko (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2003: The Barbarian Invasions (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

2003: Zelary (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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