Memoriam

The Oscar Show 2014: In Memorium

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 full gallery from the 2018 Oscars click here.

Edward M. Abroms – Film Editors Branch
1983 (56th) Film Editing – “Blue Thunder”

Michael Anderson – Directors Branch
1956 (29th) Directing – ”Around the World in 80 Days”

Gerald Ayres – Writers Branch

Suzanne Barton – Public Relations Branch

Glenn M. Berggren – Members-at-Large
1972 (45th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Class III)
1976 (49th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Class III)
1978 (51st) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
1988 (61st) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
2000 (73rd) *Scientific and Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)

David Berlatsky – Film Editors Branch

Yvonne Blake – Costume Designers Branch
1971 (44th) *Costume Design – “Nicholas and Alexandra”
1975 (48th) Costume Design – “The Four Musketeers”

Paul Bloch – Public Relations Branch

Henri Bollinger – Public Relations Branch

Françoise Bonnot – Film Editors Branch
1969 (42nd) *Film Editing – “Z”

Tee Bosustow – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Martin Bregman – Producers Branch
1975 (48th) Best Picture – “Dog Day Afternoon”

Merritt Blake – Associates

Charles Breen – Production Design Branch

Milton C. Burrow – Sound Branch
1989 (62nd) Sound Effects Editing – “Black Rain”

Joseph Campanella – Actors Branch

John N. Carter – Film Editors Branch

Anne V. Coates – Film Editors Branch
Board of Governors, August 2010-July 2013
1962 (35th) *Film Editing – “Lawrence of Arabia”
1964 (37th) Film Editing – “Becket”
1980 (53rd) Film Editing – “The Elephant Man”
1993 (66th) Film Editing – “In the Line of Fire”
1998 (71st) Film Editing – “Out of Sight”
2016 (89th) *Honorary Award

Frederick L. Crippen – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Philip D’Antoni – Producers Branch
1971 (44th) *Best Picture – “The French Connection”

Bradford Dillman – Actors Branch

Peter Donat – Actors Branch

Nelson Pereira dos Santos – Directors Branch

John Matthew Dwyer – Production Design Branch
1980 (53rd) Art Direction – “Coal Miner's Daughter”

Milos Forman – Directors Branch
1975 (48th) *Directing – “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
1984 (57th) *Directing – “Amadeus”
1996 (69th) Directing – “The People vs. Larry Flynt”

Joel Freeman – Producers Branch

John Gavin – Actors Branch

Lewis Gilbert – Directors Branch
1966 (39th) Best Picture – “Alfie”

Richard B. Glickman – Members-at-Large
1964 (37th) *Scientific or Technical Award
2002 (75th) *John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation

Bill Gold – Public Relations Branch

Richard Greenberg – Visual Effects Branch
1987 (60th) Visual Effects – “Predator”

Josh Greenfeld – Writers Branch
1974 (47th) Writing (Original Screenplay) – “Harry and Tonto”

Douglas H. Grindstaff – Sound Branch

Lyman S. Gronemeyer – Executives Branch

Tab Hunter – Actors Branch

George Jenson – Production Design Branch
1984 (57th) Visual Effects – “2010”

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Music Branch
2014 (87th) Music (Original Score) – “The Theory of Everything”
2015 (88th) Music (Original Score) – “Sicario”

Alan Johnson – Members-at-Large

Georgann Johnson – Actors Branch

Mickey Jones – Actors Branch

Edward Kalish – Public Relations Branch

Richard Kaplan – Documentary Branch

Jack Kirschner – Sound Branch

Robbie Knott – Visual Effects Branch

Arnold Kopelson – Producers Branch
1986 (59th) *Best Picture – “Platoon”
1993 (66th) Best Picture – “The Fugitive”

Nicholas V. Korda – Sound Branch

Gary Kurtz – Producers Branch
1973 (46th) Best Picture – “American Graffiti”
1977 (59th) Best Picture – “Star Wars”

Claude Lanzmann – Documentary Branch

Louise Latham – Actors Branch

Gloria Le Roy – Actors Branch

Dolores Rubin Levin – Members-at-Large

Mark Livolsi – Film Editors Branch

Bud Luckey – Short Films and Feature Animation
2003 (76th) Animated Short Film – “Boundin’”

John Mahoney – Actors Branch

Arthur Manson – Public Relations Branch

Terence Marsh – Designers Branch
1965 (38th) *Art Direction (Color) – “Doctor Zhivago”
1968 (41st) *Art Direction – “Oliver!”
1970 (43rd) Art Direction – “Scrooge”
1971 (44th) Art Direction – “Mary, Queen of Scots”

Chuck McCann – Actors Branch

Peggy McCay – Actors Branch

Allyn Ann McLerie – Actors Branch

Benjamin Melniker – Executives Branch

David G. Michener – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Virgil M. Mirano – Visual Effects Branch

John Jay Moore – Designers Branch

Miriam Nelson – Members-at-Large

Tim O’Connor – Actors Branch

Soon-Teck Oh – Actors Branch

William R. O’Hare – Public Relations Branch

Charles A. Panama – Public Relations Branch

Charlotte Rae – Actors Branch

Anthony M. Ray – Producers Branch
1978 (51st) Best Picture – “An Unmarried Woman”

Burt Reynolds – Actors Branch
1997 (70th) Actor in a Supporting Role – “Boogie Nights”

Tom Rickman – Writers Branch
1980 (53rd) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Coal Miner's Daughter”

Marsha Robertson – Public Relations Branch

Connie Sawyer – Actors Branch

Allison Shearmur – Producers Branch

Kirk Simon – Documentary Branch
1986 (59th) Documentary (Feature) – “Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer”
1990 (63rd) Documentary (Short Subject) – “Chimps: So Like Us”
2006 (79th) Documentary (Short Subject) – “Rehearsing a Dream”
2010 (83rd) *Documentary (Short Subject) – “Strangers No More”

Neil Simon – Writers Branch
1968 (41st) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “The Odd Couple”
1975 (48th) Writing (Screenplay adapted from other material) – “The Sunshine Boys”
1977 (50th) Writing (Screenplay written directly for the screen) – “The Goodbye Girl”
1978 (51st) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “California Suite”

Robert H. Solo – Producers Branch

Steven H. Stern -- Directors

David Stevens – Writers Branch
1980 (53rd) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Breaker Morant”

Elizabeth Sung – Actors Branch

Mark Tenser – Executives Branch

Harry Ufland – Producers Branch

Will Vinton – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch
1974 (47th) *Animated Short Film – “Closed Mondays”
1978 (51st) Animated Short Film – “Rip Van Winkle”
1981 (54th) Animated Short Film – “The Creation”
1982 (55th) Animated Short Film – “The Great Cognito”
1985 (58th) Visual Effects – “Return to Oz”

Audrey Wells – Writers Branch

Patrick Williams – Music Branch
1979 (52nd) Music (Adaptation Score) – “Breaking Away”

Patrick M. Williamson – Executives Branch

Hugh H. Wilson – Directors Branch

Scott Wilson – Actors Branch

Paul Junger Witt – Producers Branch
1989 (62nd) Best Picture – “Dead Poets Society”

Gerry E. Woolery – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Craig Zadan – Producers Branch

Louis Zorich – Actors Branch