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This Day in Oscar History: July 27 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1882: Donald Crisp (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: Nancy Hamilton (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Miles White (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1922: Norman Lear (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Bruce Surtees (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1940: Gary Kurtz (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1978: Jeff Fowler (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1981: William Wyler (79)

  {14 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1983: Jerome Moross (69)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1984: James Mason (75)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1989: Warren Low (83)

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1990: Ernest Archer (80)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction

1995: Miklos Rozsa (88)

  {17 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

2003: Bob Hope (100)

  {0 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

2005: Bob Wright (90)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

2011: Polly Platt (Unknown)

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

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