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This Day in Oscar History: July 31 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1885: Tom Barry (46 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1886: Fred Quimby (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1901: Renie (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1905: Winton C. Hoch (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color), Sci-Tech Award - Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1915: Chet Forrest (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Don Murray (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Barry DeVorzon (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Stanley R. Jaffe (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: Ryan Larkin (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: John N. Smith (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Sherry Lansing (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1962: David Boehm (69)

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

1990: Jan Stussy (68)

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

2010: Suso Cecchi D'Amico (96)

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

Released

1952: Ivanhoe [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1952}

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