This Day in Oscar History: January 12 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1880: Melchior Lengyel (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1893: Edward Selzer (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short, Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Animated Short Film

1904: Joseph Gershenson (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1910: Luise Rainer (104 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1915: Paul Jarrico (82 at death)

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

1923: Jack Collis (75 at death)

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

1929: Alex Thomson (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1944: Jay Cocks (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: John Lasseter (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Animated Feature, Animated Short Film

1960: Jonathan Myerson (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1979: Pete Smith (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Color Short Film, One-Reel Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Color Short Film, Novelty Short Film, One-Reel Short Film

1991: Vasco Pratolini (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Ernest Pintoff (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

2006: Stu Linder (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2009: Claude Berri (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Live Action Short Film

2017: William Peter Blatty (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adapted Screenplay

Released

1940: The Invisible Man Returns (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1944: Lifeboat (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Alfred Hitchcock), Original Motion Picture Story, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1951: The Mating Season (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Thelma Ritter)

1996: Hedd Wyn (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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