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This Day in Oscar History: September 15 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1894: Jean Renoir (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Frank X. Shaw (81 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Director

1908: Jules Schermer (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1910: Sidney Paul Solow (73 at death)

  {0 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: John A. Bonner Medal, Sci-Tech Award - Type II (Plaque)

1912: J. McMillan Johnson (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color), Visual Effects, Special Effects

1915: Albert Whitlock (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1919: Nelson Gidding (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Jackie Cooper (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Carlo Rambaldi (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1940: Chris Menges (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1945: Ron Shelton (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Tommy Lee Jones (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1946: Oliver Stone (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

Died

1949: Leroy Stone (55)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1963: Oliver G. Wallace (76)

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

1964: William S. Darling (82)

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

1983: LeRoy Prinz (88)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1988: Samuel E. Beetley (74)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1992: John Taylor (77)

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

2005: Guy Green (91)

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

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