This Day in Oscar History: September 11 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1885: Herbert Stothart (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1898: Ralph Wheelwright (72 at death)

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

1903: Roger K. Furse (68 at death)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1911: Ramey Idriss (59 at death)

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

1914: Tambi Larsen (86 at death)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1925: Alan Bergman (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Stephen F. Verona (77)

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

1948: Robin Anderson (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: Amy Madigan (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Tony Gilroy (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Brad Bird (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Animated Feature

1959: John Hawkes (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Virginia Madsen (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Taraji P. Henson (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1959: Paul Douglas (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 22nd | 1 time

1970: Chester Morris (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1972: Max Fleischer (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Bill Warrington (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1994: Jessica Tandy (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

2002: Kim Hunter (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Fred Ebb (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2009: Larry Gelbart (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

2010: Kevin McCarthy (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: Hold Back the Dawn (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Olivia de Havilland), Screenplay, Dramatic Score, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction

1970: Five Easy Pieces (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Jack Nicholson), Supporting Actress (Karen Black), Story and Screenplay

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