This Day in Oscar History: May 27 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1879: Lucile Watson (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1894: Dashiell Hammett (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1898: Lee Garmes (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1903: Elwood Ullman (82 at death)

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1908: Frank S. Nugent (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1917: Gene Fowler Jr. (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1929: William Kelley (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Anne-Marie Marchand (90)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1936: Louis Gossett Jr. (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Peter Boyle (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1966: Simon Blackwell (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Christian Colson (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Yorgos Lanthimos (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1983: Les Goldman (69)

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

1993: Roger MacDougall (82)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

2006: David Butler (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Jean Bach (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1930: Hell’s Angels (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1933: Gold Diggers of 1933 (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1953: Pickup on South Street (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Thelma Ritter)

1954: The High and the Mighty (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dramatic or Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (William Wellman), Supporting Actress (Jan Sterling, Claire Trevor), Original Song (“The High And The Mighty”), Dramatic or Comedy Score, Editing

1963: The L-Shaped Room (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Leslie Caron)

1966: A Man and a Woman (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story and Screenplay, Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Claude Lelouch), Actress (Anouk Aimee), Original Story and Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

2011: The Tree of Life (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Terrence Malick), Cinematography

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