This Day in Oscar History: December 9 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1902: Oliver Emert (72 at death)

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

1905: Dalton Trumbo (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1911: Broderick Crawford (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Kirk Douglas (101) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1917: Bernard Schwartz (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1918: Joyce Redman (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: William Craig Smith (67 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1923: Ennio de Concini (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: John Cassavetes (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay

1930: Buck Henry (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1934: Judi Dench (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1937: Vince Cannon (60 at death)

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

1945: Andrew Birkin (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Robert Blalack (69)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1950: Russell Carpenter (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: John Malkovich (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Stefen Fangmeier (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Felicity Huffman (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

1971: Ira S. Webb (72)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1975: Clint Johnston (Unknown)

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

1975: William Wellman (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Story

1980: Marcello Pagliero (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1992: Vincent Gardenia (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Eleanor Parker (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Released

1947: The Bishop’s Wife (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Henry Koster), Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Sound Recording

1988: Mississippi Burning (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Alan Parker), Actor (Gene Hackman), Supporting Actress (Frances McDormand), Editing, Cinematography, Sound

2002: Gangs of New York (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Martin Scorsese), Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Original Screenplay, Original Song (“The Hands That Built America”), Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design, Sound

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