This Day in Oscar History: April 13 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1896: Gerald Duffy (32 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Title Writing

1908: Jerry Bresler (69 at death)

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film

1920: John K. Wilkinson (82 at death)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1924: Stanley Donen (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Herman Raucher (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Hannes Nikel (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1942: Bill Conti (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Charles Burnett (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Glen Keane (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Milos Forman (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Herman Rossse (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Larry Parks (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1977: Frank Hotaling (68)

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

1995: Allan Scott (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1999: Don McGuire (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Ken Weston (53)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Released

1957: 12 Angry Men (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Sidney Lumet), Adapted Screenplay

1962: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1984: Swing Shift (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Christine Lahti)

2001: Bridget Jones’s Diary (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Renée Zellweger)

Oscar Ceremonies

1964: 36th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1963}

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