This Day in Oscar History: April 11 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1907: Paul Douglas (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 22nd | 1 time

1911: Robert Saudek (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Norman McLaren (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, One-Reel Short Film, Live Action Short Film

1932: Joel Grey (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1944: John Milius (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Peter Riegert (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Linda Van Tulden (67)

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

Died

1943: Claudine West (53)

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

1977: Jacques Prevert (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2009: Simon Channing Williams (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2017: Michael Ballhaus (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Released

1941: The Devil and Miss Jones (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Charles Coburn), Original Screenplay

1944: Lady, Let’s Dance (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Silver Shadows And Golden Dreams”), Score of a Musical

1947: Monsieur Verdoux (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1955: Marty (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Delbert Mann), Actor (Ernest Borgnine), Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Delbert Mann), Actor (Ernest Borgnine), Supporting Actor (Joe Mantell), Supporting Actress (Betsy Blair), Screenplay, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design

1968: The Young Girls of Rochefort (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

2008: The Visitor (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Richard Jenkins)

Oscar Ceremonies

1983: 55th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1982}

1988: 60th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1987}

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