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This Day in Oscar History: August 2 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1892: Jack L. Warner (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1894: Hal Mohr (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)
     Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1899: Charles Bennett (95 at death)

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

1900: Ted McCord (75 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1905: Myrna Loy (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Roger MacDougall (82 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1914: Beatrice Straight (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Peter O'Toole (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1934: Hesper Anderson (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Ewa Braun (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Lianne Halfon (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1960: Wendy Finerman (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1951: Max Terr (60)

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

1975: Hugh S. Fowler (63)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1980: Donald Ogden Stewart (85)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1988: Robert Emmet Smith (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

2010: Robert Boyle (100)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction, Art Direction (Color)

Released

1960: Sons and Lovers [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1960}

1967: In the Heat of the Night [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- LA on 8.23.1967) {Best Picture Winner, 1967}

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