This Day in Oscar History: September 12 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1885: William Slavens McNutt (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1888: Maurice Chevalier (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1907: Ruby Levitt (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Color)

1919: Gennady Myasnikov (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1923: John Chambers (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Ian Holm (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Hans Zimmer (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Hugo Guinness (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Jennifer Hudson (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1953: Lewis Stone (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1979: Jocelyne LaGarde (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1988: Stephen Grimes (61)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1992: Hans Koenekamp (100) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1992: Anthony Perkins (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Louis Lichtenfield (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

Released

1938: Grand Illusion (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2003: Lost in Translation (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Sofia Coppola), Actor (Bill Murray), Origianl Screenplay

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