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This Day in Oscar History: December 21

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

  • 1890: Frances Goodrich (93 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay -
    4 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1905: Harry Revel (52 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Song - 2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1914: Eustace Lycett (91 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Winner: Visual Effects;
    Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects, Special Effects - 4 Noms, 2 Wins}
  • 1915: Joe Mantell (94 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1935: John G. Avildsen (75) {Oscar Winner: Directing; Oscar Nominee: Directing,
    Documentary Short
    - 2 Noms, 1 Wins}
  • 1937: Jane Fonda (73) [Pictured] {Oscar Winner: Lead Actress; Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress - 7 Noms, 2 Wins}
  • 1948: Samuel L. Jackson (62) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1950: Jeffrey Katzenberg (60) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Animated Film - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1969: Julie Delpy (41) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}

Died

  • 1937: Pierre Collings (35) {Oscar Winner: Original Story, Screenplay;
    Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay - 2 Noms, 2 Wins}
  • 1958: H. B. Warner (83) {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1967: Stuart Erwin (64) {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1968: James Kennaway (40) {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1980: Marc Connelly (90) {Oscar Nominee: Screenplay - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1987: Ralph Nelson (71) {Oscar Nominee: Picture - 1 Noms, 0 Wins}

Released

  • 1943: The Song of Bernadette (Los Angeles Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1943}
  • 1949: Twelve O'Clock High (Los Angeles Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1949}
  • 1951: Decision Before Dawn (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1951}
  • 1954: The Country Girl (Beverly Hills Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1954}
  • 1962: Lawrence of Arabia (Los Angeles Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1962}
  • 1967: The Graduate (NY/LA Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1967}
  • 1972: Cries and Whispers (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1973}
  • 1988: Dangerous Liaisons (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1988}
  • 1988: Working Girl (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1988}
  • 2001: A Beautiful Mind (Limited Release) {Best Picture Winner, 2001}




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