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This Day in Oscar History: July 25 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1878: William C. de Mille (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #2: 1929-31, 2 terms

1894: Walter Brennan (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1908: Jack Gilford (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Olle Nordemar (84 at death)

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

1935: Barbara Harris (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1958: W. P. Lipscomb (71)

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

1958: Harry M. Warner (76)

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

1966: Francis Faragoh (67)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1977: Irmgard Von Cube (77)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1986: Vincente Minnelli (83)

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

1995: Eleanore Griffin (91)

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

2003: John Schlesinger (77)

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

2011: Michael Cacoyannis (89)

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

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