This Day in Oscar History: September 20 (2022)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1892: Patricia Collinge (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Russell Metty (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1911: Frank DeVol (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1914: Glen Robinson (87 at death)

  {0 Noms, 6 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)

1919: Edmond Sechan (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1925: James Bernard (75 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1927: Rachel Roberts (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1934: Sophia Loren (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1940: Jonathan Hardy (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Charlie Kaufman (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Animated Feature

1958: Donald Kaufman (64)

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

1958: Mychael Danna (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Bryn Mooser (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1949: Richard Dix (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1955: Robert Riskin (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1971: Lionel Lindon (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1991: Louis Clyde Stoumen (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

1994: Jule Styne (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1995: Mikhail Bogdanov (80)

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

2004: Walter Scheuer (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Sven Nykvist (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2016: Curtis Hanson (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay

2020: Alan R. Tomkins (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2020: Michael Chapman (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Released

1940: The Westerner (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Walter Brennan)     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Walter Brennan), Original Story, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1944: Frenchman’s Creek (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1951: Here Comes the Groom (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“In The Cool, Cool Of The Evening”)     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story, Original Song (“In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening”)

1954: Bread, Love and Dreams (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1961: Claudelle Inglish (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1968: The Girl with the Pistol (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1989: A Dry White Season (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Marlon Brando)

1991: Rambling Rose (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Laura Dern), Supporting Actress (Diane Ladd), Sound Effects Editing

1996: The First Wives Club (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score

2002: Spirited Away (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2007: 12 (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2013: Prisoners (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2019: Ad Astra (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2019 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Mixing

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