This Day in Oscar History: July 15 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

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Born

1888: Nathan Levinson (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {24 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special/Honorary, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1889: Marjorie Rambeau (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1893: William Dieterle (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1905: Dorothy Fields (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Arthur Krams (73 at death)

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

1917: Louis Clyde Stoumen (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

1921: Stuart A. Reiss (96)

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

1925: D. A. Pennebaker (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1940: Denis Heroux (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1953: Michael Dudok de Wit (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Forest Whitaker (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Jess Gonchor (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1977: Daniel Dubiecki (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1947: Walter Donaldson (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: William N. Selig (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Lawrence Tibbett (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1964: Myles Connolly (66)

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

1976: Paul Gallico (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1990: Ellis J. Thackery (87)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

2012: Celeste Holm (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 29th-Co | 1 time

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