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This Day in Oscar History: September 16 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1899: Samuel Spewack (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Russell Harlan (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1911: Jerry Wald (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1911: Paul Henning (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Faith Hubley (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1924: Lauren Bacall (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Peter Falk (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1934: George Chakiris (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Mickey Rourke (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Jennifer Tilly (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1940: William Anthony McGuire (59)

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

1965: Fred Quimby (79)

  {13 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1968: Nedrick Young (54)

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

1971: William Garity (72)

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

1983: Henry Grace (76)

  {13 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

Released

1953: The Robe [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Premiere) {Best Picture Nominee, 1953}

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