This Day in Oscar History: April 20 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Charles D. Hall (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1893: Harold Lloyd (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: Nicholas Brodszky (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1909: George Tomasini (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1918: Herschel Burke Gilbert (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1924: Nina Foch (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Ryan O’Neal (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1942: Ishu Patel (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Jessica Lange (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1955: Dody Dorn (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Died

1997: Jean Louis (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {14 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

2000: Louis Applebaum (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

2013: Deanna Durbin (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1937: A Star Is Born (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story, Honorary Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (William Wellman), Actor (Fredric March), Actress (Janet Gaynor), Assistant Director, Screenplay, Original Story

1939: Dark Victory (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Bette Davis), Original Score

1977: Annie Hall (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Director (Woody Allen), Actress (Diane Keaton), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Woody Allen), Actor (Woody Allen), Actress (Diane Keaton), Original Screenplay

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