This Day in Oscar History: June 2 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1904: Ellsworth Fredricks (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1921: Frank Van der Veer (60 at death)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects

1935: Anthony Powell (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1937: Sally Kellerman (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Kevin Brownlow (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Marvin Hamlisch (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Drama Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Drama Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1946: Lasse Hallström (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Jonathan Stack (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Kevin Feige (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1931: Joseph Farnham (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Title Writing
     Oscar Nominee: Title Writing

1956: Jean Hersholt (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy President #11: 1945-49, 3 terms

1970: Albert Lamorisse (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Documentary Feature

1990: Rex Harrison (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Jack Gilford (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Philip Dunne (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Screenplay

1996: John Alton (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

Released

1931: A Free Soul (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Lionel Barrymore)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Clarence Brown), Actor (Lionel Barrymore), Actress (Norma Shearer)

1938: Three Comrades (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Margaret Sullavan)

1939: Young Mr. Lincoln (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1944: Song of the Open Road (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Too Much In Love”), Score of a Musical, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1949: Edward, My Son (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Deborah Kerr)

1964: Sallah (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1989: Dead Poets Society (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Peter Weir), Actor (Robin Williams), Original Screenplay

1995: The Bridges of Madison County (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Meryl Streep)

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