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This Day in Oscar History: August 28 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1899: James Wong Howe (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1899: Charles Boyer (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Allen Vincent (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1962: David Fincher (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1962: Tom Hooper (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1952: Lamar Trotti (51)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Story, Motion Picture Story

1978: Robert Shaw (51)

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

1985: Ruth Gordon (88)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1987: John Huston (81)

  {14 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

1990: Edmund H. North (79)

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

2001: Lawrence B. Marcus (84)

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

2004: Robert Lewin (84)

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

2007: Miyoshi Umeki (78)

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

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