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The members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are the organization's greatest asset, an assemblage of the finest artists and craftspersons of the art form.

On this page the Academy pays homage to those members who have passed away this year. Academy Awards and nominations are noted (a win is indicated by an asterisk) as well as service on the Academy's Board of Governors. To see the In Memoriam from the 2023 Oscars click here.

Richard E. Baker – Executives Branch

Peter Berkos – Sound Branch
1975 (48th) *Special Achievement Award (Sound Effects) – “The Hindenburg”

Edgar Burcksen – Film Editors Branch

Terry Carter – Actors Branch

Jenne Casarotto – Members-at-Large

Roger Corman – Directors Branch
2009 (82nd) *Honorary Award

Mark Damon – Executives Branch

John Fenner – Production Design Branch

April Ferry – Costume Designers Branch
1994 (67th) Costume Design – “Maverick”

Mickey Gilbert – Production and Technology Branch

Trevor Griffiths – Writers Branch
1981 (54th) Writing (Screenplay written directly for the screen) – “Reds”

Mark L. Gustafson – Short Films and Feature Animation
2022 (95th) *Animated Feature Film – “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”

Norman Jewison – Directors Branch
Board of Governors, July 1988-July 1997
1966 (39th) Best Picture – “The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming”
1967 (40th) Directing – ”In the Heat of the Night”
1971 (44th) Directing – “Fiddler on the Roof”
1971 (44th) Best Picture – “Fiddler on the Roof”
1984 (57th) Best Picture – “A Soldier’s Story”
1987 (60th) Directing – “Moonstruck”
1987 (60th) Best Picture – “Moonstruck”
1998 (71st) *Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Michael I. Levy – Producers Branch

Tim McGovern – Visual Effects Branch
1990 (63rd) *Special Achievement Award (Visual Effects) – “Total Recall”

Sam Mercer – Production and Technology Branch

Conrad E. Palmisano – Production and Technology Branch

David Seidler – Writers Branch
2010 (83rd) *Writing (Original Screenplay) – “The King’s Speech”

Julian Senior – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Matthew A. Sweeney – Visual Effects Branch
1986 (59th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
1995 (68th) Visual Effects – “Apollo 13”
1997 (70th) *Scientific and Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award) 
2001 (74th) *Scientific and Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)

M. Emmet Walsh – Actors Branch

Carl Weathers – Actors Branch

Paula Weinstein – Producers Branch

Robert M. Young – Directors Branch