This Day in Oscar History: July 17 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Born

1898: Osmond Borradaile (100 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1899: James Cagney (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: William Gargan (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: James W. Sullivan (65 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1910: Barbara O’Neil (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Jack Le Vien (85 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1920: Walker Stuart (86 at death)

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

1928: Vince Guaraldi (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Hal Riney (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1935: Diahann Carroll (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1941: Ivan Sharrock (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1957: Alexander Petrov (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Christian M. Taylor (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1976: Arthur Hornblow Jr. (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1997: Gene Warren (80)

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

2002: Harry Gerstad (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Geraldine Fitzgerald (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Gavin Lambert (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Vincenzo Cerami (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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