This Day in Oscar History: April 12 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1917: Reg Allen (71 at death)

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

1927: Alvin Sargent (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1940: Herbie Hancock (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1947: David Letterman (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 67th | 1 time

1956: Andy Garcia (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Konstantin Bronzit (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1994: Saoirse Ronan (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1959: James Gleason (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Valles (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Victor Trivas (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1973: Arthur Freed (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Special/Honorary, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Song
     Academy President #18: 1963-67, 4 terms

1985: Morrie Roizman (72)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1988: Sheridan Gibney (84)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1995: Philip H. Lathrop (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

2000: Carmen Dillon (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

2006: Louis L. Edemann (60)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

Released

1932: Grand Hotel (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1931/32 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1941: Sis Hopkins (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White) (Nomination Withdrawn by Studio))

1985: Ladyhawke (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects Editing

1996: James and the Giant Peach (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: Everybody Famous! (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2000 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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