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In Memoriam: Oscars' winners and nominees

February 24, 2009 |  7:20 am

Among the Oscar winners and nominees who died between Feb. 1, 2008, and Jan. 31, 2009, and were honored in the fast-paced "In Memoriam" segment of Sunday night's Oscars were:

Claude Berri: live action short winner, "Le Poulet" (1962); producing nominee, "Tess" (1979)

Michael Crichton: scientific and technical award [certificate] (1994)


Jules Dassin: directing and original screenplay nominee, "Never on Sunday" (1963)

Nina Foch: supporting actress nominee, "Executive Suite" (1954)

Isaac Hayes: song winner and score nominee, "Shaft" (1971)

Charlton Heston: lead actor winner, "Ben-Hur" (1959); Hersholt humanitarian award (1977)

Charles H. Joffe: producing winner, "Annie Hall" (1977)

Abby Mann: adapted screenplay winner, "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961); adapted screenplay nominee, "Ship of Fools" (1965)

Anthony Minghella: directing winner and adapted screenplay nominee, "The English Patient" (1996); adapted screenplay nominee, "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999); producing nominee, "The Reader" (2008)

Robert Mulligan: directing nominee, "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962)

Paul Newman: honorary Oscar (1985); lead actor winner, "The Color of Money" (1986); Hersholt humanitarian award (1993); lead actor nominee, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958), "The Hustler" (1961), "Hud" (1963), "Cool Hand Luke" (1967), "Absence of Malice" (1981), "The Verdict" (1982), "Nobody's Fool" (1994); producing nominee, "Rachel, Rachel" (1968); supporting actor nominee, "Road to Perdition" (2002)

Harold Pinter: adapted screenplay nominee, "The French Lieutenant's Woman" (1981), "Betrayal" (1983).

Sydney Pollock: directing and producing winner, "Out of Africa" (1985); directing nominee, "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" (1969), "Tootsie" (1982); producing nominee, "Tootsie", "Michael Clayton" (2007), "The Reader" (2008)

Leonard Rosenman: adapted score winner, "Barry Lyndon"(1975), "Bound for Glory" (1976); original score nominee, "Cross Creek" (1983), "Star Trek IV" (1986)

Roy Scheider: supporting actor nominee, "The French Connection" (1971); lead actor nominee, "All That Jazz" (1979)

Paul Scofield: lead actor winner, "A Man for All Seasons" (1966); supporting actor nominee, "Quiz Show" (1994)

Burton Stone: John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation (1996)

David Watkin: cinematography winner, "Out of Africa" (1985)

James Whitmore: supporting actor nominee, "Battleground" (1949); lead actor nominee, "Give 'em Hell Harry" (1975)

Richard Widmark: supporting actor nominee, "Kiss of Death" (1947)

Stan Winston: makeup and visual effects winner, "Terminator 2" (1991); visual effects winner, "Jurassic Park" (1993); makeup nominee, "Heartbeeps" (1982), "Edward Scissorhands" (1990), "Batman Returns" (1992); visual effects nominee, "Predator" (1987), "The Lost World" (1997), "A.I." (2001).

Photos: Buena Vista, MGM


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