This Day in Oscar History: April 19 (2019)

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

1914: Joseph Stone (87 at death)

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

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 (81) [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 (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: James Franco (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Kate Hudson (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Catalina Sandino Moreno (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

1958: Albert Akst (58)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1962: Wesley C. Miller (67)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1971: Louis Brock (78)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Comedy Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Comedy Short Film

1995: Neil Paterson (78)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

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 (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Private Worlds (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Claudette Colbert)

1957: Boy on a Dolphin (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1961: La Dolce Vita (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Federico Fellini), Original Story and Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

2002: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

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