This Day in Oscar History: July 20 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1900: Gregory Stone (90 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1920: Denys Coop (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects

1938: Natalie Wood (43 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress

1942: Stephenie McMillan (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1945: Harrison Ellenshaw (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Adrian Biddle (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1968: Carlos Saldanha (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1981: Dale Hennesy (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Color)

1983: Preston Ames (77)

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

1987: Charles Huguenot van der Linden (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

1991: Earl Robinson (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1934: Here Comes the Navy (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

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