This Day in Oscar History: April 19 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1858: May Robson (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1894: Leonard Smith (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Frederic Ullman Jr. (45 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Two-Reel Short Film

1935: Dudley Moore (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 55th-Co | 1 time

1938: Jonathan Tunick (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Christopher Miles (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: James Franco (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 83rd-Co | 1 time

1979: Kate Hudson (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Catalina Sandino Moreno (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

2002: Reginald Rose (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adapted Screenplay

2005: Ruth Hussey (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1930: The Divorcee (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Norma Shearer)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Robert Leonard), Actress (Norma Shearer), Writing

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