This Day in Oscar History: April 23 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1876: John DuCasse Schulze (67 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1893: Frank Borzage (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1898: Ernest Laszlo (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1899: Vladimir Nabokov (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Ronald Meame (99 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Special Effects

1928: Shirley Temple (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Patrick Williams (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score

1943: David Ronne (63 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1946: Michael Sporn (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Michael Moore (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1955: Judy Davis (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Nicolas Aithadi (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1990: Dev Patel (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1957: Ernest Miller (72)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1965: Georges Perinal (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Harold Arlen (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Otto Preminger (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1990: Paulette Goddard (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Satyajit Ray (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: John Mills (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

Released

1931: The Public Enemy (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1947: Odd Man Out (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1953: Shane (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Color Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (George Stevens), Supporting Actor (Brandon De Wilde, Jack Palance), Screenplay, Color Cinematography

1971: First Love (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1987: Course Completed (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1997: A Chef in Love (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1999: Election (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

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