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This Day in Oscar History: September 14 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1882: William S. Darling (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction, Art Direction (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction, Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1899: Hal B. Wallis (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award

1911: Jay Dratler (57 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1914: Pietro Germi (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Kay Medford (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: James Dearden (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Melissa Leo (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1982: Grace Kelly (52)

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

1982: Franco Solinas (55)

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

1984: Janet Gaynor (77)

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

1989: John Bright (81)

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

1999: Charles Crichton (89)

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

2000: Beah Richards (80)

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

2005: Robert Wise (91)

  {7 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Editing
     Academy President #25: 1985-88, 3 terms

Released

1984: A Soldier's Story [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1984}

1994: Quiz Show [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1994}

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