This Day in Oscar History: November 30

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

  • 1886: Karl Struss (95 at death) {Oscar Winner: Cinematography;
    Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)4 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1888: Kenneth Macgowan (74 at death) {Oscar Winner: Comedy Short Film1 Nom, 1 Win}
  • 1891: B. B. Kahane (68 at death) {Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary0 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1893: Ettore Margadonna (117, unconfirmed) {Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story
    1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1894: Donald Ogden Stewart (85 at death) {Oscar Winner: Screenplay;
    Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay2 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1921: Willy Holt (85 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1937: Ridley Scott (73) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Directing3 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1943: Leonard Schrader (62 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1943: Terrence Malick (67) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay
    2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1947: David Mamet (63) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1947: Stuart Baird (63) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Editing2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1951: Bo Welch (59) {Oscar Nominee: Art Direction4 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1952: Henry Selick (58) {Oscar Nominee: Animated Film1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1958: John Mathieson (52) {Oscar Nominee: Cinematography2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1969: Amy Ryan (41) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress1 Nom, 0 Wins}

Died

  • 1947: Ernst Lubitsch (55) {Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary; Oscar Nominee: Directing
    3 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1977: Terence Rattigan (66) {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Story and Screenplay
    2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1979: Allen Vincent (76) {Oscar Nominee: Screenplay1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1982: Verna Fields (64) {Oscar Winner: Editing2 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 2005: John S. Detlie (97) {Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)1 Nom, 0 Wins}

Released

  • 1977: The Goodbye Girl (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1977}
  • 1993: Schindler’s List (Washington D.C. Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1993}
  • 2005: Brokeback Mountain (Los Angeles Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 2005}
  • 1971: Fiddler on the Roof (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1971}
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Updated: November 28, 2010 — 4:46 pm

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