This Day in Oscar History: January 23 (2022)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1903: Fred Niblo Jr. (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1906: Arthur Lonergan (83 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1910: Irene Sharaff (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1910: Walter Greene (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

2021: Alberto Grimaldi (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1942: Dale Harlteben (80)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1973: Mark Boal (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Derek Cianfrance (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1951: Charles Schoenbaum (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1956: Milan Roder (77)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1959: Daniel B. Cathcart (52)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1978: Jack Oakie (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Willard Van Dyke (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1989: Arthur Lonergan (83)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1994: Oliver Smith (75)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

2005: Johnny Carson (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 51st, 52nd, 53rd, 54th, 56th | 5 times

2006: Joseph Newman (96)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

2007: David Ronne (63)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

2014: Riz Ortolani (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2021: Hal Holbrook (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2021: Jonas Gwangwa (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2021: Walter Bernstein (101) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: Tall, Dark and Handsome (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1943: Casablanca (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Michael Curtiz), Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Michael Curtiz), Actor (Humphrey Bogart), Supporting Actor (Claude Rains), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography

Oscar Nominations

2007: 79th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2006}

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