List of all people nominated for Oscar

by runefromnorway | created - 04 Feb 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

All categories. List is finished. 1929-2019.

Nominees not on IMDb: Lloyd B. Norlin (see 662) O. Dalsgaard-Olsen (see 1561) Diane Nini (see 3718) Tevin Thomas (see 5542)

101. Donald Ogden Stewart

Writer | The Philadelphia Story

Donald Ogden Stewart was born on November 30, 1894 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Philadelphia Story (1940), An Affair to Remember (1957) and Laughter (1930). He was married to Leonore (Ella) Sophie Winter Steffens and Beatrice Ames. He died on August 2, 1980 in ...

1894-1980 (85 years old)

Wins: Writing, screenplay (1941, The Philadelphia Story)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1931, Laughter)

102. John Bright

Writer | The Public Enemy

John Bright was born on January 1, 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as John Milton Bright. He was a writer, known for The Public Enemy (1931), Three on a Match (1932) and The Accusing Finger (1936). He was married to Jeanne Dunne. He died on September 14, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1908-1989 (81 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1931, The Public Enemy)

103. Kubec Glasmon

Writer | The Public Enemy

Former Chicago pharmacist.

1897-1938 (40 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1931, The Public Enemy)

104. Lucien Hubbard

Writer | Smart Money

Former night editor for "The New York Times", in Hollywood as a scenarist from 1917, producer from 1924. Produced the first Oscar-winning picture, Wings (1927). Joined Warner Brothers as contract writer and assistant to Darryl F. Zanuck, 1929-32. Subsequently poached by MGM, which led to a ...

1888-1971 (83 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1931, Smart Money) Writing, original story (1932, The Star Witness)

105. Joseph Jackson

Writer | Smart Money

Jackson, along with writer Edward T. Lowe Jr. were the first scriptwriters to write dialogue for a sound feature. They wrote four talking sequences of Tenderloin (1928) for Warner Bros. The dialogue was so bad that two of the dialogue scenes were cut after the first week of the movie's run.

1894-1932 (37 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1931, Smart Money)

106. Seton I. Miller

Writer | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Seton I. Miller was one of Hollywood's most accomplished writers of action and adventure films in the 1930's and 40's. A graduate of Yale University, he initially entered the film industry with MGM as an actor and 'technical advisor' on Brown of Harvard (1926), a collegiate romance first filmed at ...

1902-1974 (72 years old)

Wins: Writing, screenplay (1942, Here Comes Mr. Jordan)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, The Criminal Code)

107. Fred Niblo Jr.

Writer | The Criminal Code

Son of director Fred Niblo and Josephine Cohan.

1903-1973 (70 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, The Criminal Code)

108. Horace Jackson

Writer | Holiday

Lived in Bellaire, Los Angeles, California with his wife, Gertrude. He was born in East St. Louis, Illinois to Harry S. Jackson and Lena Atherton Jackson. He had one sister, Helen Jackson, who passed away in 1925, wife of Leo E Mumford Sr. of Burbank. His father, died in 1903. His mother, Lena, ...

1898-1952 (53 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, Holiday)

109. Francis Edward Faragoh

Writer | Little Caesar

In 1953, the counsel to the House Un-American Activities Committee said the committee had testimony that Faragoh had been a Communist, although writer-director Robert Rossen testified that he believed Faragoh was not a party member.

1895-1966 (70 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, Little Caesar)

110. Robert N. Lee

Script_department | Little Caesar

Brother of Rowland V. Lee, Donald W. Lee.

1890-1964 (74 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, Little Caesar)

111. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writer | All About Eve

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on February 11, 1909, Joseph Leo Mankiewicz first worked for the movies as a translator of intertitles, employed by Paramount in Berlin, the UFA's American distributor at the time (1928). He became a dialoguist, then a screenwriter on numerous Paramount ...

1909-1993 (83 years old)

Wins: Director (1950, A Letter to Three Wives) Writing, screenplay (1950, A Letter to Three Wives) Director (1951, All About Eve) Writing, screenplay (1951, All About Eve)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, Skippy) Picture (1940, The Philadelphia Story) Writing, story and screenplay (1951, No Way Out) Director (1953, 5 Fingers) Writing, story and screenplay (1955, The Barefoot Contessa) Director (1973, Sleuth)

1897-1957 (60 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1931, Skippy)

113. Floyd Crosby

Cinematographer | High Noon

Floyd Delafield Crosby was born in 1899 to Fredrick Van Schoonhoven Crosby (1860-1920) and Julia Floyd Delafield (1874-1952). Floyd had one sibling, Katherine Van Rensselaer (Gregory). Floyd married Aliph Van Cortland Whitehead in 1940 and they had two children, Floyd Delafield Crosby (Ethan) in ...

1899-1985 (85 years old)

Wins: Cinematography (1931, Tabu: A Story of the South Seas)

1904-1960 (56 years old)

Nominations: Cinematography (1931, Cimarron) Cinematography, black and white (1942, Sun Valley Serenade) Cinematography, color (1943, To the Shores of Tripoli) Cinematography, black and white (1943, The Pied Piper) Cinematography, color (1944, Heaven Can Wait) Cinematography, color (1945, Home in Indiana) Cinematography, color (1954, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef)

115. Lee Garmes

Cinematographer | Shanghai Express

One of the most innovative of pioneer cameramen, Lee Garmes started his career on the East Coast with the New York Motion Picture Company, but was soon persuaded by the director Thomas H. Ince to join him in Hollywood. Garmes quickly climbed his way up the ladder, from painter's assistant to prop ...

1898-1978 (80 years old)

Wins: Cinematography (1932, Shanghai Express)

Nominations: Cinematography (1931, Morocco) Cinematography, black and white (1945, Since You Went Away) Cinematography, color (1960, The Big Fisherman)

116. Charles Lang

Cinematographer | Sabrina

One of the outstanding cinematographers of Hollywood's Golden Age, Lang spent most of his career at Paramount (1929-1952), where he contributed to the studio's well-earned reputation for visual style. Lang was educated at Lincoln High School in L.A., then proceeded to the University of Southern ...

1902-1998 (96 years old)

Wins: Cinematography (1934, A Farewell to Arms)

Nominations: Cinematography (1931, The Right to Love) Cinematography, black and white (1941, Arise, My Love) Cinematography, black and white (1942, Sundown) Cinematography, black and white (1944, So Proudly We Hail!) Cinematography, black and white (1945, The Uninvited) Cinematography, black and white (1948, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir) Cinematography, black and white (1949, A Foreign Affair) Cinematography, black and white (1953, Sudden Fear) Cinematography, black and white (1955, Sabrina) Cinematography, black and white (1956, Queen Bee) Cinematography, black and white (1959, Separate Tables) Cinematography, black and white (1960, Some Like It Hot) Cinematography, black and white (1961, The Facts of Life) Cinematography, color (1962, One-Eyed Jacks) Cinematography, color (1964, How the West Was Won) Cinematography (1970, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice) Cinematography (1973, Butterflies Are Free)

117. Barney McGill

Cinematographer | Svengali

Barney McGill was born on April 30, 1890 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Svengali (1931), Stark Mad (1929) and The Crimson City (1928). He was married to Violet. He died on January 11, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1890-1942 (51 years old)

Nominations: Cinematography (1931, Svengali)

118. Max Rée

Costume_designer | Cimarron

Danish-born art director and costume designer. Initially a law and philosophy graduate, Ree studied architecture at the Royal Academy of Copenhagen. He then worked as a stage designer for Max Reinhardt in Berlin during the early 1920's. Moving to the United States in 1925, Ree had a brief stint ...

1889-1953 (63 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1931, Cimarron)

119. Stephen Goosson

Art_director | Lost Horizon

Stephen Goosson was Columbia Pictures' supervising art director for 25 years. A gifted artist, he is responsible for some of the most memorable sets in Hollywood history; from the oversized mansion towering over Mary Pickford in Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921) to the fun house with its hall of ...

1889-1973 (84 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1938, Lost Horizon)

Nominations: Art direction (1931, Just Imagine) Art direction (1939, Holiday) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1942, The Little Foxes) Art direction-interior decoration, color (1946, A Thousand and One Nights)

120. Anton Grot

Art_director | The Sea Hawk

Anton Grot was profoundly influenced by European modernism and expressionist art in both film and painting by the time he left Poland for the United States in 1909. Having studied illustration and design at Cracow and Koenigsberg, majoring in interior decoration, he was quick to embrace the ...

1884-1974 (90 years old)

Nominations: Art direction (1931, Svengali) Art direction (1937, Anthony Adverse) Art direction (1938, The Life of Emile Zola) Art direction (1940, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex) Art direction, black and white (1941, The Sea Hawk)

Technical achievement award: 1941 - For the design and perfection of the Warner Bros. water ripple and wave illusion machine.

121. Richard Day

Art_director | On the Waterfront

Richard Day's film career began in 1918 when director Erich von Stroheim hired him as a set decorator. His work so impressed von Stroheim that the director kept Day as a set decorator, then an art director, and costume designer on many of his productions. Day left von Stroheim and struck out on his...

1896-1972 (76 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1936, The Dark Angel) Art direction (1937, Dodsworth) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1942, How Green Was My Valley) Art direction-interior decoration, color (1943, My Gal Sal) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1943, This Above All) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1952, A Streetcar Named Desire) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1955, On the Waterfront)

Nominations: Art direction (1931, Whoopee!) Art direction (1932, Arrowsmith) Art direction (1935, The Affairs of Cellini) Art direction (1938, Dead End) Art direction (1939, The Goldwyn Follies) Art direction, color (1941, Down Argentine Way) Art direction, black and white (1941, Lillian Russell) Art direction-interior decoration, color (1942, Blood and Sand) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1947, The Razor's Edge) Art direction-set decoration, color (1949, Joan of Arc) Art direction-set decoration, color (1953, Hans Christian Andersen) Art direction-set decoration, color (1966, The Greatest Story Ever Told) Art direction-set decoration (1971, Tora! Tora! Tora!)

122. Alfred Lunt

Actor | The Magnificent Yankee

Alfred Lunt was born on August 12, 1892 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1965), The Guardsman (1931) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). He was married to Lynn Fontanne. He died on August 3, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1892-1977 (84 years old)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1932, The Guardsman)

123. Helen Hayes

Actress | Airport

Known as "The First lady of the American Theater", Helen Hayes had a legendary career on stage and in films and television that spanned over eighty years. Hayes was born in Washington, D.C., to Catherine Estelle "Essie" Hayes, an actress who worked in touring companies, and Francis van Arnum Brown,...

1900-1993 (92 years old)

Wins: Actress in a leading role (1932, The Sin of Madelon Claudet) Actress in a supporting role (1971, Airport)

124. Lynn Fontanne

Actress | The Magnificent Yankee

Lynn Fontanne was born on December 6, 1887 in Woodford, Essex, England as Lillie Louise Fontanne. She was an actress, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1965), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and The Guardsman (1931). She was married to Alfred Lunt. She died on July 30, 1983 in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, ...

1887-1983 (95 years old)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1932, The Guardsman)

125. Grover Jones

Writer | The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

Father of Sue Sally Hale (1937-2003) who disguised herself as a man to play polo and pioneered women's acceptance in the sport.

1893-1940 (46 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1932, Lady and Gent) Writing, screenplay (1936, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer)

126. William Slavens McNutt

Writer | The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

Wrote for several magazines, became known for his humorous race track stories.

1885-1938 (52 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1932, Lady and Gent) Writing, screenplay (1936, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer)

127. Adela Rogers St. Johns

Writer | What Price Hollywood?

Adela Rogers St. Johns was born Nora Adela Rogers on May 20, 1894 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary criminal defense attorney Earl Rogers, a brilliant barrister who drank himself to death at an early age. Lionel Barrymore won a Best Actor Oscar playing a mouthpiece based on her ...

1894-1988 (94 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1932, What Price Hollywood?)

128. Jane Murfin

Writer | Flapper Wives

Jane Murfin was born on October 27, 1884 in Quincy, Michigan, USA. She was a writer and producer, known for Flapper Wives (1924), What Price Hollywood? (1932) and Brawn of the North (1922). She was married to Donald Crisp, Laurence Trimble and James Murfin. She died on August 10, 1955 in Los ...

1892-1955 (62 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1932, What Price Hollywood?)

129. Edwin J. Burke

Script_department | Bad Girl

Edwin J. Burke, one of first New York playwrights to move to Hollywood after advent of "talkies", was born on 30 August, 1889, at Albany, New York. In 1910, after attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, he began his acting career playing lead roles for a local ...

1889-1944 (55 years old)

Wins: Writing, adaptation (1932, Bad Girl)

130. Sidney Howard

Writer | Gone with the Wind

Co-wrote two plays ("Jeannette's Way" and "Fiat Lux") with Frederick Faust (Max Brand) while they were students at UCal Berkeley in the 1910s.

1891-1939 (48 years old)

Wins: Writing, screenplay (1940, Gone With the Wind)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1932, Arrowsmith) Writing, screenplay (1937, Dodsworth)

131. Percy Heath

Writer | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Son: Berton Heath.

1884-1933 (49 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1932, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)

132. Samuel Hoffenstein

Writer | Laura

Lithuanian-born author and screenwriter, in the U.S. from 1894. Hoffenstein graduated from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and subsequently went to work as a reporter for a local newspaper. By 1913, he had moved on to a position as a drama critic for the New York Evening Sun. At the same time, he...

1890-1947 (56 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1932, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) Writing, screenplay (1945, Laura)

133. Ray June

Cinematographer | Funny Face

Ray June's experience as a cameraman in the US Army Signal Corps in World War I helped him become one of the top cinematographers in the industry. He did some of his best work at MGM, and helped develop what became known as "the MGM look": a rich, elegant, glossy veneer that set that studio's ...

1895-1958 (63 years old)

Nominations: Cinematography (1932, Arrowsmith) Cinematography (1936, Barbary Coast) Cinematography (1958, Funny Face)

1904-1950 (46 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1932, Transatlantic)

135. Lazare Meerson

Art_director | À nous la liberté

Influential Russian-born art director, painter and student of architecture. Fled his country after the October Revolution for Germany, then settled in France and joined the Pathe film studio in Montreuil. His meticulous set designs brought authenticity to the films of Rene Clair and Jacques Feyder....

1900-1938 (37 years old)

Nominations: Art direction (1932, À nous la liberté)

136. Hal Roach

Director | One Million B.C.

Hal Roach was born in 1892 in Elmira, New York. After working as a mule skinner, wrangler and gold prospector, among other things, he wound up in Hollywood and began picking up jobs as an extra in comedies, where he met comedian Harold Lloyd in 1913 in San Diego. By all accounts, including his own,...

1892-1992 (100 years old)

Wins: Short subject, comedy (1932, The Music Box) Short subject, one-reel (1937, Bored of Education)

Nominations: Short subject, comedy (1936, Tit for Tat)

Honorary award: 1984 - In recognition of his unparalleled record of distinguished contributions to the motion picture art form.

137. Mack Sennett

Producer | The Good-Bye Kiss

Mack Sennett was born Michael Sinnott on January 17, 1880 in Danville, Quebec, Canada, to Irish immigrant farmers. When he was 17, his parents moved the family to East Berlin, Connecticut, and he became a laborer at American Iron Works, a job he continued when they moved to Northampton, ...

1880-1960 (80 years old)

Wins: Short subject, novelty (1932, Wrestling Swordfish)

Nominations: Short subject, comedy (1932, The Loud Mouth)

Honorary award: 1938 - For his lasting contribution to the comedy technique of the screen, the basic principles of which are as important today as when they were first put into practice, the Academy presents a special award to that master of fun, discoverer of stars, sympathetic, kindly, understanding comedy genius, Mack Sennett.

138. Walt Disney

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...

1901-1966 (65 years old)

Wins: Short subject, cartoons (1932, Flowers and Trees) Short subject, cartoons (1934, Three Little Pigs) Short subject, cartoons (1935, The Tortoise and the Hare) Short subject, cartoons (1936, Three Little Kittens) Short subject, cartoons (1937, The Country Cousin) Short subject, cartoons (1938, The Old Mill) Short subject, cartoons (1939, Ferdinand the Bull) Short subject, cartoons (1940, Ugly Duckling) Short subject, cartoons (1942, Lend a Paw) Short subject, cartoons (1943, Der Fuehrer's Face) Short subject, two-reel (1949, Seal Island) Short subject, two-reel (1951, Beaver Valley) Short subject, two-reel (1952, Nature's Half Acre) Short subject, two-reel (1953, Water Birds) Documentary, features (1954, The Living Desert) Documentary, short subjects (1954, The Alaskan Eskimo) Short subject, two-reel (1954, Bear Country) Short subject, cartoons (1954, Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom) Documentary, features (1955, The Vanishing Prairie) Documentary, short subjects (1956, Men Against the Arctic) Short subject, live action subjects (1959, Grand Canyon) Short subject, cartoons (1969, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day)

Nominations: Short subject, cartoons (1932, Mickey's Orphans) Short subject, cartoons (1934, Building a Building) Short subject, cartoons (1936, Who Killed Cock Robin?) Short subject, cartoons (1939, Good Scouts) Short subject, cartoons (1939, Mother Goose Goes Hollywood) Short subject, cartoons (1939, Brave Little Tailor) Short subject, cartoons (1940, The Pointer) Short subject, cartoons (1942, Truant Officer Donald) Documentary (1943, The New Spirit) Documentary (1943, The Grain That Built a Hemisphere) Short subject, cartoons (1944, Reason and Emotion) Short subject, cartoons (1945, How to Play Football) Short subject, cartoons (1946, Donald's Crime) Short subject, cartoons (1947, Squatter's Rights) Short subject, cartoons (1948, Pluto's Blue Note) Short subject, cartoons (1948, Chip an' Dale) Short subject, cartoons (1949, Tea for Two Hundred) Short subject, cartoons (1949, Mickey and the Seal) Short subject, cartoons (1950, Toy Tinkers) Short subject, cartoons (1952, Lambert the Sheepish Lion) Short subject, two-reel (1954, Ben and Me) Short subject, cartoons (1954, Rugged Bear) Short subject, two-reel (1955, Siam) Short subject, cartoons (1955, Pigs is Pigs) Short subject, two-reel (1956, Switzerland) Short subject, cartoons (1956, No Hunting) Short subject, two-reel (1957, Samoa) Short subject, cartoons (1958, The Truth About Mother Goose) Short subject, cartoons (1959, Paul Bunyan) Documentary, short subjects (1960, Donald in Mathmagic Land) Short subject, live action subjects (1960, Mysteries of the Deep) Short subject, cartoons (1960, Noah's Ark) Short subject, live action subjects (1961, Islands of the Sea) Short subject, cartoons (1961, Goliath II) Short subject, cartoons (1962, Aquamania) Short subject, cartoons (1963, A Symposium on Popular Songs) Picture (1965, Mary Poppins)

Honorary awards: 1932 - For the creation of Mickey Mouse. 1939 - For Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field. 1942 - Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award 1942 - For their outstanding contribution to the advancement of the use of sound in motion pictures through the production of Fantasia.

139. Leon Schlesinger

Producer | Somewhere in Sonora

Leon Schlesinger occupies an odd niche in Hollywood history. He was every bit a studio mogul but occupied a narrow, if extremely lucrative corner of the industry, an animation company. He might have shared this corner with Walt Disney but the two men couldn't have been more different in their ...

1884-1949 (65 years old)

Nominations: Short subject, cartoons (1932, It's Got Me Again!) Short subject, cartoons (1941, A Wild Hare) Short subject, cartoons (1942, Rhapsody in Rivets) Short subject, cartoons (1942, Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt) Short subject, cartoons (1943, Pigs in a Polka) Short subject, cartoons (1944, Greetings Bait)

140. Charles Laughton

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Charles Laughton was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, to Eliza (Conlon) and Robert Laughton, hotel keepers of Irish and English descent, respectively. He was educated at Stonyhurst (a highly esteemed Jesuit college in England) and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (received gold medal). ...

1899-1962 (63 years old)

Wins: Actor in a leading role (1934, The Private Life of Henry VIII)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1936, Mutiny on the Bounty) Actor in a leading role (1958, Witness for the Prosecution)

141. Leslie Howard

Actor | Pygmalion

Leslie Howard Steiner was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the ...

1893-1943 (50 years old)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1934, Berkeley Square) Actor in a leading role (1939, Pygmalion)

142. Katharine Hepburn

Actress | The Lion in Winter

Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was ...

1907-2003 (96 years old)

Wins: Actress in a leading role (1934, Morning Glory) Actress in a leading role (1968, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) Actress in a leading role (1969, The Lion in Winter) Actress in a leading role (1982, On Golden Pond)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1936, Alice Adams) Actress in a leading role (1941, The Philadelphia Story) Actress in a leading role (1943, Woman of the Year) Actress in a leading role (1952, The African Queen) Actress in a leading role (1956, Summertime) Actress in a leading role (1957, The Rainmaker) Actress in a leading role (1960, Suddenly, Last Summer) Actress in a leading role (1963, Long Day's Journey Into Night)

143. May Robson

Actress | Bringing Up Baby

Born Mary Jeanette Robison. She was the youngest daughter of Henry Robison of Penrith, Cumberland, England and Julia Schelesinger of Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Her father died in 1860 and her mother remarried. In 1866/67 they were living in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and moved ...

1858-1942 (84 years old)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1934, Lady For a Day)

144. Diana Wynyard

Actress | Cavalcade

One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of...

1906-1964 (58 years old)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1934, Cavalcade)

145. Frank Capra

Director | It's a Wonderful Life

One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you ...

1897-1991 (94 years old)

Wins: Director (1935, It Happened One Night) Director (1937, Mr. Deeds Goes To Town) Director (1939, You Can't Take It With You)

Nominations: Director (1934, Lady For a Day) Director (1940, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington) Director (1947, It's a Wonderful Life)

146. George Cukor

Director | My Fair Lady

George Cukor was born on July 7, 1899 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as George Dewey Cukor. He is known for his work on My Fair Lady (1964), The Philadelphia Story (1940) and A Star Is Born (1954). He died on January 24, 1983 in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, California, ...

1899-1983 (83 years old)

Wins: Director (1965, My Fair Lady)

Nominations: Director (1934, Little Women) Director (1941, The Philadelphia Story) Director (1948, A Double Life) Director (1951, Born Yesterday)

147. Charles Barton

Director | A Man's World

Charles T. Barton was born in Oakland, CA, on May 25, 1902. His father managed a candy store, and soon moved the family to Los Angeles, where Charles, nicknamed "Charlie", got a job at age 15 acting as an extra in silent movies. He eventually left acting for a job behind the camera as an assistant ...

1902-1981 (79 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934)

148. Scott R. Beal

Director | Convicts at Large

The son of director Frank Beal and actress Louise Lester, Scott Beal was born in Quinnesec, Michigan. After gaining some experience as a stage actor, he headed to California to break into the film industry. Although he did find a few jobs as an actor, most of his work was behind the camera, as an ...

1890-1973 (83 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934) Assistant director (1935, Imitation of Life)

149. Charles Dorian

Assistant_director | The Trail of '98

Charles Dorian was born on June 27, 1891 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He was an assistant director and actor, known for The Trail of '98 (1928), The Last of the Mohicans (1920) and Flesh and the Devil (1926). He died on October 21, 1942 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

1891-1942 (51 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934)

150. Fred Fox

Escape

Fred Fox was born on January 22, 1884 in London, England as Frederick Strachan Fox. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Escape (1948), Professional Soldier (1935) and The Home Towners (1928). He died on December 1, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1884-1949 (65 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934)

151. Gordon Hollingshead

Producer | I Won't Play

Gordon Hollingshead was born on January 8, 1892 in Garfield, New Jersey, USA. He was a producer and assistant director, known for I Won't Play (1944), Star in the Night (1945) and A Boy and His Dog (1946). He was married to Axeliane Kristine Stoltenberg Bull Larsen. He died on July 8, 1952 in ...

1892-1952 (60 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934) Short subject, two-reel (1945, I Won't Play) Short subject, two-reel (1946, Star in the Night) Short subject, two-reel (1947, A Boy and His Dog) Short subject, one-reel (1947, Facing Your Danger) Short subject, one-reel (1951, Grandad of Races)

Nominations: Short subject, two-reel (1944, Women at War) Short subject, one-reel (1944, Cavalcade of Dance) Short subject, one-reel (1945, Jammin' the Blues) Short subject, one-reel (1946, Story of a Dog) Short subject, one-reel (1947, Smart as a Fox) Short subject, one-reel (1948, So You Want to Be in Pictures) Short subject, two-reel (1949, Calgary Stampede) Short subject, one-reel (1949, So You Want to Be on the Radio) Short subject, one-reel (1949, Cinderella Horse) Short subject, two-reel (1950, Snow Carnival) Short subject, two-reel (1950, The Grass Is Always Greener) Short subject, one-reel (1950, So You Think You're Not Guilty) Short subject, two-reel (1951, My Country 'Tis of Thee) Documentary, short subjects (1952, The Seeing Eye) Short subject, two-reel (1953, Thar She Blows!) Short subject, one-reel (1953, Desert Killer)

152. Dewey Starkey

Assistant_director | Suspicion

1898-1974 (76 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934)

153. William Tummel

Assistant_director | Shadow of a Doubt

1892-1977 (85 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1934)

154. Al Alleborn

Assistant_director | Young at Heart

Al Alleborn was born on February 12, 1892 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Carl Alleborn. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for Young at Heart (1954), I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) and The Tanks Are Coming (1951). He died on June 14, 1968 in Hollywood, California,...

1892-1968 (76 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

1899-1955 (55 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

1888-1978 (90 years old)

Wins: Documentary, features (1949, The Secret Land)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

157. Percy Ikerd

Production_manager | High Noon

Percy Ikerd was born on May 4, 1890 in Eads, Tennessee, USA as Percy Arthur Ikerd. He was a production manager and assistant director, known for High Noon (1952), One Rainy Afternoon (1936) and A Bullet Is Waiting (1954). He was married to Hazel. He died on March 10, 1955 in San Bernardino, ...

1890-1955 (64 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

158. Arthur Jacobson

Director | Home on the Range

Arthur Jacobson was born on October 23, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Home on the Range (1935), Camelot (1967) and Anything Can Happen (1952). He died on October 6, 1993 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1901-1993 (91 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

159. Edward Killy

Director | Wanted! Jane Turner

Daughter Audrey K. Killy (Gray) (born Diana Ritchy) adopted in the 1930s. Born August 8th, 1934, passed away May 27th, 2009 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

1903-1981 (78 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

160. Joseph A. McDonough

Director | Pirates of the Skies

Worked with James Whale on nearly all of the films that Whale made at Universal and one film that he made at M-G-M.

1896-1944 (47 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

1889-1979 (90 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

1895-1977 (81 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

163. Ben Silvey

Assistant_director | Thanks a Million

1894-1948 (53 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1934)

164. John Waters

Director | Forlorn River

Served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in France during World War I.

1893-1965 (71 years old)

Wins: Assistant director (1935, Viva Villa!)

Nominations Assistant director (1934)

165. Robert Lord

Writer | One Way Passage

Harvard graduate Robert Lord studied English literature and playwriting in George Pierce Baker's renowned Workshop 47. He subsequently put this training into practice as a story writer for the New Yorker. Before long, one of his contributions, The Lucky Horseshoe (1925), attracted the attention of ...

1900-1976 (75 years old)

Wins: Writing, original story (1934, One Way Passage)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1938, black legion)

166. Charles MacArthur

Writer | The Scoundrel

"Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers out there are starving!" When Patrick Dennis's fictional Auntie Mame uttered this pithy observation, she could have been speaking of Charles MacArthur. Charlie never shied away from the feast, and he certainly never went hungry. Arriving in November 1895 in...

1895-1956 (60 years old)

Wins: Writing, original story (1936, The Scoundrel)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1934, Rasputin and the Empress) Writing, screenplay (1940, Wuthering Heights)

167. Victor Heerman

Writer | Little Women

Victor Heerman was one of four brothers. His mother was a theatrical costumer. His father abandoned the family, and his mother moved the family to New York from London around the turn of the century to take a job as David Belasco's head costumer. Heerman moved to Los Angeles in 1911 to get into the...

1893-1977 (84 years old)

Wins: Writing, adaptation (1934, Little Women)

168. Sarah Y. Mason

Writer | Little Women

Had two children with her husband Victor Heerman - a daughter Catharine Anliss Heerman (February 5, 1922-April 4, 2007), an artist and teacher of art in Southern California, and a son Victor Eugene Herrman, Jr. (1924/5-July 2, 2014), a successful breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses.

1896-1980 (84 years old)

Wins: Writing, adaptation (1934, Little Women)

169. Robert Riskin

Writer | It Happened One Night

Robert Riskin was born on March 30, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA as Reuben Robert Riskin. He was a writer and producer, known for It Happened One Night (1934), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and You Can't Take It with You (1938). He was married to Fay Wray. He died on September 20, 1955 in ...

1897-1955 (58 years old)

Wins: Writing, adaptation (1935, It Happened One Night)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1934, Lady for a Day) Writing, screenplay (1937, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town) Writing, screenplay (1939, You Can't Take It With You) Writing, motion picture story (1952, Here Comes the Groom)

170. Paul Green

Writer | State Fair

Composer, author and teacher, Paul Green was educated at the University of North Carolina (BA, Litt. D.), Cornell University (Litt. D.), Davidson College, Western Reserve University, University of Louisville and Berea College. He was an associate professor of philosophy (1927) and a professor of ...

1894-1981 (87 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1934, State Fair)

171. Sonya Levien

Writer | Interrupted Melody

Sonya, a graduate with a law degree from New York University, briefly practiced law before becoming a magazine editor and fiction writer. After several of her stories were adapted to the screen, she became a screenwriter. Levien wrote several screenplays for Will Rogers films and for Fox studios ...

1888-1960 (71 years old)

Wins: Writing, story and screenplay (1956, Interrupted Melody)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1934, State Fair)

172. George J. Folsey

Cinematographer | Forbidden Planet

Pioneer cinematographer George Folsey started out in 1914 as an errand boy with the Lasky Feature Play Company in New York. His introduction to camerawork came, when he was asked by cinematographer H. Lyman Broening to assist with post-production (tracking dissolve and fades for intercutting). By ...

1898-1988 (90 years old)

Nominations: Cinematography (1934, Reunion in Vienna) Cinematography (1935, Operator 13) Cinematography (1937, The Gorgeous Hussy) Cinematography, color (1944, Thousands Cheer) Cinematography, color (1945, Meet Me In St. Louis) Cinematography, black and white (1945, The White Cliffs of Dover) Cinematography, black and white (1947, The Green Years) Cinematography, black and white (1948, Green Dolphin Street) Cinematography, color (1953, Million Dollar Mermaid) Cinematography, color (1954, All the Brothers Were Valiant) Cinematography, color (1955, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) Cinematography, black and white (1955, Executive Suite) Cinematography, black and white (1964, The Balcony)

173. William S. Darling

Art_director | Anna and the King of Siam

Hungarian-born Wilmos Bela Sandorhaji arrived in the U.S. in 1910, with qualifications from the Royal Academy of Art in Budapest and the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris. He enjoyed his first success as a portrait painter in New York, prior to the outbreak of World War I. By the time he relocated to ...

1882-1964 (82 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1934, Cavalcade) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1944, The Song of Bernadette) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1947, Anna and the King of Siam)

Nominations: Art direction (1937, Lloyd's of London) Art direction (1938, Wee Willie Winkie) Art direction (1940, The Rains Came) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1946, The Keys of the Kingdom)

174. Roland Anderson

Art_director | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Initially hired as a sketch artist in the 1920's, Anderson spent almost his entire career at Paramount, as full art director from 1932 to 1969.

1903-1989 (85 years old)

Nominations: Art direction (1934, A Farewell to Arms) Art direction (1936, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer) Art direction (1938, Souls at Sea) Art direction, color (1941, North West Mounted Police) Art direction-interior decoration, color (1943, Reap the Wild Wind) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1943, Take a Letter, Darling) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1946, Love Letters) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1953, Carrie) Art direction-set decoration, color (1955, Red Garters) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1955, The Country Girl) Art direction-set decoration, color (1961, It Started in Naples) Art direction-set decoration, color (1962, Breakfast at Tiffany's) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1963, The Pigeon That Took Rome) Art direction-set decoration, color (1964, Come Blow Your Horn) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1964, Love With the Proper Stranger)

175. Nathan Levinson

Sound_department | The Adventures of Mark Twain

In association with Warner Bros. executive Sam Warner, Nathan Levinson helped bring the first sound to motion pictures in Don Juan (1926). He also worked with Warners on The Jazz Singer (1927). Starting as a wireless telegraph operator at the age of 14, he later served as a major in WWI. He started...

1888-1952 (64 years old)

Wins: Sound, recording (1943, Yankee Doodle Dandy)

Nominations: Sound, recording (1934, I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang) Sound, recording (1934, Gold Diggers of 1933) Sound, recording (1934, 42nd Street) Sound, recording (1935, Flirtation Walk) Sound, recording (1936, Captain Blood) Sound, recording (1937, The Charge of the Light Brigade) Sound, recording (1938, The Life of Emile Zola) Sound, recording (1939, Four Daughters) Effects, special effects (1940, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex) Sound, recording (1940, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex) Effects, special effects (1941, The Sea Hawk) Sound, recording (1941, The Sea Hawk) Effects, special effects (1942, The Sea Wolf) Sound, recording (1942, Sergeant York) Effects, special effects (1943, Desperate Journey) Effects, special effects (1944, Air Force) Sound, recording (1944, This Is the Army) Effects, special effects (1945, The Adventures of Mark Twain) Sound, recording (1945, Hollywood Canteen) Sound, recording (1946, Rhapsody in Blue) Effects, special effects (1947, A Stolen Life) Sound, recording (1952, A Streetcar Named Desire)

Technical achievement awards: 1936 - For the method of intercutting variable density and variable area sound tracks to secure an increase in the effective volume range of sound recorded for motion pictures. 1948 - For the design and construction of a constant-speed sound editing machine.

Honorary awards: 1941 - For his outstanding service to the industry and the Army during the past nine years, which has made possible the present efficient mobilization of the motion picture industry facilities for the production of Army training films.

176. Lou Brock

Producer | Flying Down to Rio

Child: Jeremy

1892-1971 (78 years old)

Wins: Short subject, comedy (1934, So This Is Harris!)

Nominations: Short subject, comedy (1934, A Preferred List)

177. Warren Doane

Producer | Demi-Tasse

Warren Doane was born on October 30, 1890 in Valley City, North Dakota, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Demi-Tasse (1934), Mister Mugg (1933) and Tid-Bits (1934). He was married to Aileen Duncan. He died on May 12, 1964 in San Bernardino, California, USA.

1890-1964 (73 years old)

Nominations: Short subject, comedy (1934, Mister Mugg)

178. Joe Rock

Producer | Krakatoa

Joe Rock was born on December 25, 1893 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and actor, known for Krakatoa (1933), The Whirlwind (1922) and Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925). He was married to Louise Granville. He died on December 5, 1984 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

1893-1984 (90 years old)

Wins: Short subject, novelty (1934, Krakatoa)

179. Pete Smith

Producer | Sure Cures

Born Peter Schmidt in New York City, Pete Smith got a job after graduating business college with The Player magazine and later with Billboard magazine. That led to his being hired as a publicist for Famous Players-Lasky and Artcraft Pictures, and he was later appointed publicity director at ...

1892-1979 (86 years old)

Wins: Short subject, color (1938, Penny Wisdom) Short subject, one-reel (1941, Quicker'n a Wink)

Nominations: Short subject, novelty (1934, Menu) Short subject, novelty (1935, Strikes and Spares) Short subject, novelty (1936, Audioscopiks) Short subject, one-reel (1937, Wanted -- A Master) Short subject, one-reel (1938, Romance of Radium) Short subject, one-reel (1942, Army Champions) Short subject, one-reel (1943, Marines in the Making) Short subject, one-reel (1944, Seeing Hands) Short subject, one-reel (1945, Movie Pests) Short subject, one-reel (1947, Sure Cures) Short subject, one-reel (1948, Now You See It) Short subject, one-reel (1949, You Can't Win) Short subject, one-reel (1950, Water Trix) Short subject, one-reel (1951, Wrong Way Butch)

Honorary award: 1954 - For his witty and pungent observations on the American scene in his series of "Pete Smith Specialties".

180. Walter Lantz

Producer | The Merry Old Soul

As the head of his own animation studio, Lantz was responsible for the creation of the first Technicolor cartoon. He also introduced the cartoon characters Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy, and Woody Woodpecker.

1899-1994 (94 years old)

Nominations: Short subject, cartoons (1934, The Merry Old Soul) Short subject, cartoons (1935, Jolly Little Elves) Short subject, cartoons (1942, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B') Short subject, cartoons (1943, Juke Box Jamboree) Short subject, cartoons (1944, The Dizzy Acrobat) Short subject, cartoons (1945, Fish Fry) Short subject, cartoons (1946, The Poet & Peasant) Short subject, cartoons (1947, Musical Moments from Chopin) Short subject, cartoons (1955, Crazy Mixed Up Pup) Short subject, cartoons (1956, The Legend of Rockabye Point)

Honorary award: 1979 - For bringing joy and laughter to every part of the world through his unique animated motion pictures.

181. Clark Gable

Actor | It Happened One Night

William Clark Gable was born on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio, to Adeline (Hershelman) and William Henry Gable, an oil-well driller. He was of German, Irish, and Swiss-German descent. When he was seven months old, his mother died, and his father sent him to live with his maternal aunt and uncle ...

1901-1960 (59 years old)

Wins: Actor in a leading role (1935, It Happened One Night)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1936, Mutiny on the Bounty) Actor in a leading role (1940, Gone With the Wind)

182. Frank Morgan

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Jovial, somewhat flamboyant Frank Morgan (born Francis Wuppermann) will forever be remembered as the title character in The Wizard of Oz (1939), but he was a veteran and respected actor long before he played that part, and turned in outstanding performances both before and after that film. One of ...

1890-1949 (59 years old)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1935, The Affairs of Cellini) Actor in a supporting role (1943, Tortilla Flat)

183. William Powell

Actor | The Thin Man

William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did ...

1892-1984 (91 years old)

Nominations: Actor in a leading role (1935, The Thin Man) Actor in a leading role (1937, My Man Godfrey) Actor in a leading role (1948, Life With Father)

184. Claudette Colbert

Actress | It Happened One Night

One of the brightest film stars to grace the screen was born Emilie Claudette Chauchoin on September 13, 1903, in Saint Mandé, France where her father owned a bakery at 57, rue de la République (now Avenue Général de Gaulle). The family moved to the United States when she was three. As Claudette ...

1903-1996 (92 years old)

Wins: Actress in a leading role (1935, It Happened One Night)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1936, Private Worlds) Actress in a leading role (1945, Since You Went Away)

185. Grace Moore

Actress | One Night of Love

Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of ...

1898-1947 (48 years old)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1935, One Night of Love)

186. Bette Davis

Actress | All About Eve

Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but...

1908-1989 (81 years old)

Wins: Actress in a leading role (1936, Dangerous) Actress in a leading role (1939, Jezebel)

Nominations: Actress in a leading role (1935, Of Human Bondage) Actress in a leading role (1940, Dark Victory) Actress in a leading role (1941, The Letter) Actress in a leading role (1942, The Little Foxes) Actress in a leading role (1943, Now, Voyager) Actress in a leading role (1945, Mr. Skeffington) Actress in a leading role (1951, All About Eve) Actress in a leading role (1953, The Star) Actress in a leading role (1963, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

187. Victor Schertzinger

Soundtrack | Paycheck

Pennsylvania-born Victor Schertzinger trained as a violinist and toured internationally, then became a symphonic conductor. His first film credit was for composing the orchestral accompaniment for Civilization (1915). He directed Charles Ray films, among others, during the silent era. He went back ...

1888-1941 (53 years old)

Nominations: Director (1935, One Night of Love)

188. W.S. Van Dyke

Director | The Thin Man

For the better part of his career, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke lived up to his sobriquet "One-Take Woody" by steadfastly adhering to his credo of shooting each scene as quickly and efficiently as possible. Over his 25-year career, he economically directed over 90 diverse entertainments, which not ...

1889-1943 (53 years old)

Nominations: Director (1935, The Thin Man) Director (1937, San Francisco)

189. Cullen Tate

Actor | The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Cullen Tate was born on March 10, 1896 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA. He was an assistant director and director, known for The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923), Try and Get It (1924) and The Carnival Girl (1926). He was married to Frances H. Tate and Bess Flowers. He died on October 12, 1947 in ...

1896-1947 (51 years old)

Nominations: Assistant director (1935, Cleopatra)

190. Arthur Caesar

Writer | Manhattan Melodrama

Romanian-born playwright and screenwriter, in America from childhood. He was noted for his acidulous wit. A former journalist, Caesar was educated at Yale University and started writing acerbic comedy plays in the 1920's. He worked at Fox and Warners in the 1930's, but his output declined sharply ...

1892-1953 (61 years old)

Wins: Writing, original story (1935, Manhattan Melodrama)

191. Mauri Grashin

Writer | Hide-Out

One of the uncredited writers behind the Laurel and Hardy short films.

1901-1991 (90 years old)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1935, Hide-Out)

192. Norman Krasna

Writer | Princess O'Rourke

Humorist, playwright and screenwriter Norman Krasna went to great lengths planning for a career in law. He attended New York University, Columbia University and St. John's University law school but then abruptly changed his plans and started work as a copy boy at a New York newspaper. He had a ...

1909-1984 (74 years old)

Wins: Writing, original screenplay (1944, Princess O'Rourke)

Nominations: Writing, original story (1935, The Richest Girl in the World) Writing, original story (1937, Fury) Writing, original screenplay (1942, The Devil and Miss Jones)

193. Frances Goodrich

Writer | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Frances Goodrich was born on December 21, 1890 in Belleville, New Jersey, USA. She was a writer, known for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Easter Parade (1948) and In the Good Old Summertime (1949). She was married to Albert Hackett, Henrik Van Loon and Robert Ames. She died on January 29, ...

1890-1984 (93 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1935, The Thin Man) Writing, screenplay (1937, After the Thin Man) Writing, screenplay (1951, Father of the Bride) Writing, screenplay (1955, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers)

194. Albert Hackett

Writer | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Albert Hackett was born on February 16, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA as Albert Maurice Hackett. He was a writer and actor, known for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Easter Parade (1948) and In the Good Old Summertime (1949). He was married to Gisella Svetlik and Frances Goodrich. He...

1900-1995 (95 years old)

Nominations: Writing, adaptation (1935, The Thin Man) Writing, screenplay (1937, After the Thin Man) Writing, screenplay (1951, Father of the Bride) Writing, screenplay (1955, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers)

195. Fredric Hope

Art_department | The Merry Widow

Art director, at MGM from 1926 until his untimely death in 1937.

1900-1937 (37 years old)

Wins: Art direction (1935, The Merry Widow)

Nominations: Art direction (1937, Romeo and Juliet)

196. Van Nest Polglase

Art_director | Citizen Kane

Born in Brooklyn, Van Nest Polglase studied architecture and interior decoration. In 1919 he began at Famous Players-Lasky, which became Paramount. He went to RKO in 1932, where he was head of the art department. Although Polglase did not actually design any sets at RKO (a job actually supervised ...

1898-1968 (70 years old)

Nominations: Art direction (1935, The Gay Divorcee) Art direction (1936, Top Hat) Art direction (1939, Carefree) Art direction (1940, Love Affair) Art direction, black and white (1941, My Favorite Wife) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1942, Citizen Kane)

197. Carroll Clark

Art_director | Mary Poppins

During the 1930's, relative Hollywood newcomer RKO succeeded for a while in establishing itself among 'the majors' -- MGM, Paramount, Fox and Warner Brothers. This happened in spite of the fact, that RKO could never seriously compete with the big budgets of its illustrious competitors, nor even ...

1894-1968 (74 years old)

Nominations: Art direction (1935, The Gay Divorcee) Art direction (1936, Top Hat) Art direction (1938, A Damsel in Distress) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1944, Flight for Freedom) Art direction-interior decoration, black and white (1945, Step Lively) Art direction-set decoration, black and white (1962, The Absent Minded Professor) Art direction-set decoration, color (1965, Mary Poppins)

Scientific and engineering award: 1943 - For the design and construction of a moving cloud and horizon machine.

198. John P. Livadary

Sound_department | Pal Joey

Earned his M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, in 1923.

1896-1987 (90 years old)

Wins: Sound, recording (1935, One Night of Love) Sound, recording (1947, The Jolson Story) Sound, recording (1954, From Here to Eternity)

Nominations: Sound, recording (1936, Love Me Forever) Sound, recording (1937, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town) Sound, recording (1938, Lost Horizon) Sound, recording (1939, You Can't Take It With You) Sound, recording (1940, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington) Sound, recording (1941, Too Many Husbands) Sound, recording (1942, The Men in Her Life) Sound, recording (1943, You Were Never Lovelier) Sound, recording (1944, Sahara) Sound, recording (1945, Cover Girl) Sound, recording (1946, A Song to Remember) Sound, recording (1955, The Caine Mutiny) Sound, recording (1957, The Eddy Duchin Story) Sound, recording (1958, Pal Joey)

Technical achievement award: 1938 - For the application of the biplanar light valve to motion picture sound recording. 1945 - For the design and engineering of a separate soloist and chorus recording room. 1955 - For an improved limiting amplifier as applied to sound level comparison devices.

Scientific and engineering awards: 1951 - For the development of a multi-track magnetic re-recording system.

1890-1971 (81 years old)

Nominations: Sound, recording (1935, Imitation of Life)

200. Thomas T. Moulton

Gone with the Wind

Oscar nominated for sound recording and/or visual effects for two Oscar Best picture winners Gone with the Wind (1939) and All About Eve (1950), and seven Best Picture nominees Dodsworth (1936), Our Town (1940), The Long Voyage Home (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), The Pride of the Yankees (...

1896-1967 (71 years old)

Wins: Sound, recording (1938, The Hurricane) Sound, recording (1939, The Cowboy and the Lady) Sound, recording (1951, All About Eve)

Nominations: Sound, recording (1935, The Affairs of Cellini) Sound, recording (1936, The Dark Angel) Sound, recording (1940, Gone With the Wind) Effects, special effects (1941, The Long Voyage Home) Effects, special effects (1941, Foreign Correspondent) Sound, recording (1941, Our Town) Sound, recording (1942, Ball of Fire) Effects, special effects (1943, The Pride of the Yankees) Sound, recording (1943, The Pride of the Yankees) Effects, special effects (1944, The North Star) Sound, recording (1944, The North Star) Sound, recording (1945, Casanova Brown) Sound, recording (1946, Leave Her to Heaven) Sound, recording (1953, With a Song In My Heart)

Technical achievement award: 1938 - For the application to motion picture sound recording of volume indicators which have peak reading response and linear decibel scales. 1940 - For the origination and application of the Delta db test to sound recording in motion pictures.



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